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Analysis: Coalition under pressure as Shas presses subsidized housing for young couples in periphery.
After Shas shelves anti-conversion ad, Yisrael Beytenu head notes bill was supported by Rabbi Ovadiah Yosef, chief rabbi.
Shas MK says he would put fingers in ear if females sang at Knesset; IDF Maj.-Gen. Barbivai says that commanders' authority comes before halacha.
Sepahardi, Ashkenazi chief rabbis, others issue statement amid increasing organized attempts of late to go up to the holy site.
By JEREMY SHARON
Rabbis have been receiving double income- state-funded salaries and private payments for marriage ceremonies.
Tzohar rabbis authorized as long as they supply proof of rabbinic ordination, know laws of marriage, currently serve as rabbi, teacher.
IDF Chief of General Staff tells rabbis he would reconsider the use of female singers at military ceremonies following dismal of four cadets.
By YAAKOV KATZ AND JEREMY SHARON
Howard Kohr, Adin Steinsaltz, Nora Ephron, Irene Rosenfeld, Jeffrey Goldberg, Fiamma Nirenstein, Joseph Cedar, Natalie Portman, Yitzhak David Grossman, Shlomo Amar.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Chief rabbis return from visit to Spain's Jewish community; Metzger says rabbinic court will be formed there to help women seeking divorces.
By JONAH MANDEL
IDF Manpower Directorate says decline due to public uproar over Conversion Bill; overall, conversions are slightly up.
Legislation would change law limiting rabbi’s term to 10 years; MK calls bill "personal legislation totally against constitutional norms.”
Chief rabbis, Ovadia Yosef rule that bonfires will be lit on Sunday, not Saturday, to avoid desecration of the Sabbath.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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