Three prominent Orthodox rabbinic organizations came out with official statements supporting the recent Supreme Court ruling in favor of Masterpiece Cakeshop, a Christian baker in Colorado who refused to make a cake for a same-sex wedding.
A group of 15 Jewish families in Hebron took up residence in two buildings situated near the Tomb of the Patriarchs and Matriarchs (Ma’arat HaMachpela) on Monday night, which they have named Beit Rachel (the House of Rachel) and Beit Leah (the House of Leah).
Temporary caravilla dwellings were set down in the new community of Amichai for the 42 families of Amona, who engaged in a protracted and highly publicized legal battle to remain in their homes, which they lost in February 2017.
In a split decision, the Supreme Court ruled that parts of President Trump’s travel ban on several Muslim-majority nations will go into effect. Conservative justices say the “piecemeal” implementation isn’t enough.
The Israeli news site NRG reported that David Shoshan appeared in a Haifa courtroom on Tuesday, seeking a restraining order to keep God far away from him and to stop the Ruler of the Universe from meddling in his life.