By Elisha Ben Kimon On Sunday, May 28th, 2017

Breakthrough Study by Israeli Experts Say ‘Jewish Gene’ Be Proven With a Simple Saliva Test

  A breakthrough study by Israeli experts on genetics and Jewish Halacha (the religious law) claim that the so-called “Jewish gene,” can be identified by “Using a sample of saliva, More...

By Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Haredim Block Jerusalem Intersection Because — Who Knows?

Haredim ultra-Orthodox protest/ Photo Ohad Zwigenberg A group of young Haredim – ultra-orthodox Jews– blocked a downtown Jerusalem intersection just after 3 P.M. local time on Thursday. The Haredim simply More...

By Ynet News On Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Ultra-Orthodox: Kohanim Flying Out of Israel Must Fly Through Haifa

Ultra-Orthodox members of the kohen priestly class will need to find other ways to fly out of Israel that Ben Gurion Airport for the first two weeks of November, according to the Chief Lithuanian Religious Courts. This More...

By Roi Yanovsky On Sunday, August 14th, 2016

WATCH: Muslims Clash With Police, Jewish Visitors on Temple Mount

Several Muslim worshippers were removed from the Temple Mount complex and one held for questioning on Sunday after clashing with police and with Jews visiting the holy site on Tisha B’Av. Police dispersed More...

By Ynet News On Sunday, August 14th, 2016

7 Jews Removed From Temple Mount on Tishva B’Av After Breaking Rules

  Seven Jewish visitors were detained and removed from the Temple Mount after breaking the rules for visiting the holy site on Sunday morning, while over 300 Jewish visitors were allowed into the complex More...

By JNS On Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

UNESCO Postpones Vote on Resolution That Ignores Jewish Ties to Temple Mount

  The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) decided Sunday to postpone a vote on a resolution that would have referred to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem as a site that More...

By Itamar Eichner On Friday, July 15th, 2016

EU UNESCO Draft Also Disregards Jewish Connection to Temple Mount

The Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem is fuming over a draft decision distributed on Thursday by representatives of the European Union at meetings of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee in Istanbul on the subject More...

By Ilan Shavit On Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Sorry, Dear Ivanka, Israel’s High Rabbinical Court Doesn’t Recognize Your Conversion

Republican candidate Donald Trump may have to stop referring to his daughter Ivanka as being an Orthodox Jew. Israel’s high rabbinical court on Wednesday decided not to recognize a conversion performed by an More...

By Etti Abramov On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

More Controversial Comments Made by IDF Chief Rabbi to-Be Come to Light

Rabbi Col. Eyal Karim, the IDF’s selection to be the military’s next chief rabbi, may have apologized on Tuesday for controversial comments he made in the past permitting the rape of women in wartime, More...

By Yoav Zitun On Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

IDF Chief Rabbi to-Be Apologizes for Rape Comments

Rabbi Col. Eyal Karim, the IDF’s selection to be the military’s next chief rabbi, was called in on Tuesday to meet with Head of the Manpower Directorate Maj. Gen. Hagi Topolanski following the public More...


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