Tag archive for ‘Shabbat’
Itzchak Tessler On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Innovation: Medical Cannabis for the observant Jew

Lior Meshulam has lived with chronic pain 24 hours a day since the age of 16. The only solution to his constant agony is smoking medical cannabis. But as an observant Jew, the onset of Shabbat every Friday sundown, More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

High Court rules to allow Tel Aviv Stores to remain open on Shabbat

The High Court of Justice allowed the Tel Aviv municipality to operate 164 businesses in the city on Saturday, subject to the terms set forth in the bylaws of the city. The decision dealt with two main areas: More...

Uri Avnery On Sunday, September 11th, 2016

Uri Avnery: The Great Railway Scandal

I AM not the envious type, but I envy the Germans. I envy them for Angela Merkel. Merkel did something that was completely opposed to her political interests. She opened the gates of Germany to almost a million More...

Ynet News On Sunday, August 28th, 2016

High court to rule on Tel Aviv Saturday store openings

Will Tel Aviv’s inner-city convenience stores be forced to close (Photo Shaul Golan, Ynet News)  With political tensions mounting over Public Transport Minister Yisrael Katz’s decision to permit More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Shabbat Project: We generate one million stories

  At the conclusion of this past week’s Shabbat Project, the hash-tagged pictures started appearing on the event’s website and social media around the world, showing hundreds of thousands of people More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, September 17th, 2015

South Africa: The Shabbat Project aim to unit 1 million jews worldwide

At a time when the Jewish world seems more polarized than ever, The Shabbat Project  is seeking to mobilize more than one million Jews worldwide to pause and observe the Sabbath together this Oct. 23-24. The More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Guinness World Record Set by Shabbat Dinner at Berlin Maccabi Games

As 2, 322 Jewish men and women gathered around tables Friday night for what has officially been declared by the Guinness World Records to be the largest Shabbat meal on record, Shneur Volfman says he and his More...

Lilach Weissman On Saturday, June 13th, 2015

Yes, Porn Star Jenna Jameson Really Is Converting to Judaism

– – Its official! Jenna Jameson is converting to Judaism. She even posted a picture of the Challah which she baked for shabbat this week on Instagram. Many orthodox Jews are probably not taking so More...

News Brief On Saturday, May 30th, 2015

Jewish woman awarded £16k damages after being rejected for travel firm job because she cannot work Saturdays

  A Jewish woman has won £16, 000 damages from a travel firm after it rejected her job application because her religion prevents her from working Saturdays. Aurelie Fhima sent her CV to Manchester-based More...

Lilach Weissman On Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Western Wall Rabbi Locks Partition to Keep Torah Scrolls Out of Women’s Hands

– – Western Wall Chief Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz has locked the fence which separates the women’s section from the men’s section at the Kotel. He made the move in order to prevent the Women More...

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