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Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, ‘Prince of Torah,’ dies at 94

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, the powerful leader of Israel’s haredi Orthodox community who was known as the “Prince of Torah,” has died.

On Ukraine, Israel in difficult position

Naftali Bennett, Israel’s prime minister, and Yair Lapid, Israel’s foreign minister, have run a fairly cohesive foreign policy, despite occupying different points on...

Armstrong says he did not convert to play basketball

Jared Armstrong traveled to Israel on Birthright last year. He also spent months studying with an American Conservative rabbi in order to convert to Judaism, a step he...

Iranian Jewish woman gets life-saving treatment in Israel

Zehava, an Iranian-Jewish citizen, received treatment for her rare disease in Israel.

Friction over egalitarian space

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett stating that his government would not implement the 2016 Western Wall agreement is angering Conservative and Reform Jews.

Parliamentary report on Halimi killing enrages French Jews

A new parliamentary report on the 2017 killing of a Jewish woman by a Muslim attacker was meant to restore French Jews’ faith in their country’s police and justice...

Is Israel’s fourth vaccine dose a lifesaver or liability?

Health experts have expressed reservations about the safety and efficacy of a fourth COVID vaccine dose, even as half a million Israelis have taken the extra jab.

Walder suicide, reactions shake communities

JERUSALEM — On Friday morning, Dec. 31, most of the people bustling through Beit Shemesh, a town in central Israel with a large Orthodox population, were getting ready...

Hamas, IDF exchange fire

Israeli aircraft struck a series of Hamas rocket-manufacturing facilities in Gaza on Sunday morning, Jan. 2, in response to the launch of two rockets from the Strip on...

Biden administration quiet on Golan Heights

As Israel is set to invest 1 billion shekels ($317.3 million) into developments to increase the population in the Golan Heights, American experts believe the move...