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Agreement gives powerful post to religious Zionists, ultra-Orthodox slates

The agreement gives the chairmanship of the WZO to the Likud, and initially chairmanship of KKL to Mizrachi Olami, the mainstream modern Orthodox and religious-Zionist slate.

Pre-army trainees help disabled classmate climb a mountain

The other pre-army program participants “see him and not the chair,” said Itay Mori's mother.

A LARGE STONE dislodged from the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City at the mixed-gender prayer sec

When a stone fell down from the Kotel, the day after Tisha Be'av

The egalitarian Kotel feels like the back seat of the bus and looks like a building site lacking any semblance of dignity or splendor. It has become clear that some holy sites are holier than others

High Court of Justice prepares for hearing on whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu can form the

Reform, Masorti movements to insist High Court rule on conversion case

Deadline for postponing decision on 2005 petition requesting Israeli citizenship to non-Israeli nationals who convert in Israel with the non-Orthodox movements, falls later this month


Shas Deputy J’lem mayor: I will not allow Conservative synagogue take over

“It doesn’t matter what community it is. If you have a synagogue no one will take it from you by force. Who has heard of such a thing?”

Beacon of Masorti Judaism, Rabbi Reuven Hammer, dies at 86

A native of Syracuse, New York, Hammer received his rabbinic ordination and doctorate in theology from the Jewish Theological Seminary and a PhD from the School of Speech of Northwestern University.

Coalition and opposition MKs debate equality for the progressive Jewish movements in Israel on Wedne

Knesset members reach across the aisle to promote non-Orthodox movements

Currently, the state does not recognize the Reform and Masorti (Conservative) movements for the purposes of their religious ceremonies.

Rabbi Dov Hayun speaks at the prayer service and demonstration outside the Haifa Rabbinical Court on

Suspected police violations in detention of Conservative rabbi

Rabbinical Courts have no authority to instruct police to open criminal investigations, yet police stated they ‘opened an investigation in light of the decision of the Haifa Rabbinical Court”

Dubi Haiyun in front of the President's residence, July 19, 2018

Anger in Jewish world grows over detention of Conservative rabbi

The Rabbinical Assembly of the Conservative Movement said it was “outraged” by the incident.

Israeli flag western wall

Israel's gatekeepers

“This is naked racism. They don’t like non-Orthodox Jews and they don’t like black Jews."

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