A new ruling by Israel’s chief rabbi allows religious Jews to eat lab-grown meat with cheese. This may be the basis for similar rulings concerning other lab-grown products cultured from the cells of pigs and other non-kosher animals. But not everyone agrees and this may change as the technology develops. Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi David Lau […]
‘Jews, or any other religious or ethnic groups, should not be encouraged to give up their religious attributes,’ said Rabbi Menachem Margolin of the European Jewish Association.
A new state-of-the-art home in Jerusalem will allow for 35 people suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS) to live much more independently.
Israel was granted a bit of respite from a multi-year drought as indicated by Israeli Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi, David Lau’s announcement on Sunday that special prayers for rain no longer need be inserted into the daily services.
Hundreds of people, including Education Minister Naftali Bennett and and Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel, gathered at the Havat Gilad outpost Wednesday to accompany Raziel Shevach on his final journey.
The Defense Ministry issued a statement to all security heads of local and regional councils to prepare for extreme winter weather.
“This is a call for Jews around the world to pray for Israel and, of course, includes non-Jews. Anyone who cares for Israel should join together and pray for rain.”
“We hope that the process produced by the chief rabbinate will reduce the chaos and bureaucracy and make life easier for those seeking to tie their fate to the State of Israel,” ITIM said.
“We went up seven times, and we were removed each time,” Benny Katzover recalled of the group’s attempts to settle in the early 1970s.
After the second victim of a firebombing attack on a Palestinian home succumbed to his wounds, Israeli police raided settlements and detained nine suspects.