POLITICAL AFFAIRS: Since we don’t yet know what the government will do, what are the most dramatic clauses in the agreements, taken at face value?
This policy is intended to bring Israel closer to the model of a Torah state and distance it from the Declaration of Independence’s promise of religious freedom and equality.
The struggle for religious pluralism in general in Israel is not a hot item politically – only when a certain powerful minority can wag the dogs of the party in power.
A majority of the Jewish public in Israel believes that there should be more accommodation for the diversity of identities and traditions in Israeli society.
Women of the Wall are demanding that Yaakov Hagoel, chairman of the World Zionist Organization and acting chairman of the Jewish Agency, take responsibility and apologize for violence that ensued.
Opinion: "Christians have been able to take pilgrimages to countless religious sites in every corner of Israeli territory," writes Rev. Johnnie Moore.
PM's broken promise called "strategic ticking time bomb that will harm relations between Israel and world Jewry."
We knew in advance that we cannot advance everything. We will only act with consensus."
Both ultra-Orthodox parties have denounced the government as “treif," have accused Bennett of being “a con artist” and repeatedly denounced the government for "destroying Judaism."
“When you don’t have competition, I think it’s bad for business,” Crave co-owner Tzvi Maller said, speaking about the potential kashrut trust-bust proposed in the Knesset on Tuesday.