Ultra-Orthodox Man Indicted For Threats, Extortion and Planned Arson

An indictment was filed in the Jerusalem District Court against a 39-year-old resident of Bnei Brak for extortion, threats, vandalism, and intent to commit arson. Read more

‘LOST THEIR MINDS?’ Reform Jewish Camp Hit For Flying Palestinian Flag

A popular Jewish summer camp in Washington state raised a Palestinian flag last week in what it called a “teachable moment,” angering campers, parents and other supporters of Israel. Read more

Reform Movement Furious

Rick Jacobs, president of the Union for Reform Judaism in North America, strongly criticizes the cancellation of the Western Wall plan and the new conversion law. Read more

Loss For The Reform – Knesset Approves Mikveh Bill

The Ministerial Committee on Legislation approved Sunday the “Mikveh” bill proposed by MK Moshe Gafni (United Torah Judaism) and sponsored by MKs from UTJ, Shas and Jewish Home. Read more

Op-Ed: On The Reform Movement and Israel

Recently, questions about the Reform movement and its demand for full religious recognition (at the Western Wall, regarding access to state-funded ritual baths [mikva’ot] to perform conversions, and with regard to chaplaincy in the IDF) have resurfaced. Read more

Reform Movement Preparing For ‘Revolution’ In Israel?

In the wake of a pair of important political victories, the Reform Movement in Israel has laid out a path towards complete recognition by the Israeli government – and a total dismantling of the religious status quo. Read more