Bar-Shalom’s support had been sought by many parties. She tried to run at the head of the new Achi Israeli party but ended up deciding to sit the race out.
"I want an Israel where an ultra-Orthodox woman and a gay man talk to each other and respect each other, because both are human beings," Fried said.
Party could herald revolution for modern haredi women seeking political representation and promises to advance societal issues and appeal to broader spectrum of society
How did the practice emerge for children not to participate in their father’s funeral?
Other streets to be named after former generals, military heroes ahead of Israel's 70th Independence Day.
Jerusalem Chief Rabbi Aryeh Stern on Monday strongly criticized the annual pilgrimage of tens of thousands of Israeli Jews to the Ukrainian city of Uman for Rosh Hashana.
A dog won't smoke cigarettes, so Jews can light up during Passover, says the chief rabbi.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has a new nickname – Arella.
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef’s son Moshe and his wife, Yehudit, are encountering many obstacles in their plan to turn a historic building in Beit Hakerem into their new home.
“Rabbi Ovadia Yosef won’t forgive you in this world or the world to come if you don’t vote Shas.”