Friday, August 22, 2014 Av 26, 5774

By:
Ben Sales, JTA
David Stav, a Modern Orthodox rabbi in the running to be Israel’s next Ashkenazi chief rabbi, has cultivated an image as the liberals' solution to a Rabbinate dominated by the haredi Orthodox.
Comment0
By:
JTA
Israel's Air Force shot down an unmanned aircraft off the coast of Haifa.
Comment1
By:
The Raab Collection, a Philadelphia-based dealer of historic documents, has put up for sale a letter written during the Six-Day War by Robert F. Kennedy, in which he reiterated his support for Israel.
Comment0
By:
JTA
Women praying out loud at the Western Wall in prayer shawls do not disturb the public order and should not have been arrested, an Israeli court found.
Comment0
By:
Ben Sales, JTA
For Israelis, the debate over egalitarian prayer at the Western Wall is trivial compared to other matters of Orthodox control over marriage and conversion, Sabbath bans on public transit, and haredi Orthodox draft exemptions.
Comment0
Advertisement
Advertisement

Israel Events

Wed. Aug 27
Germantown Jewish Centre
7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Tue. Sep 2
Upgraded Listing
Friends of the IDF - PA and South Jersey Chapter
6:30 PM
Fri. Sep 12
Old York Road Temple-Beth Am
7:30 PM

Advertisement