A growing group of haredi businessmen, mostly from the US and Britain but also some locals, have become a force to be reckoned with in the Israeli commercial real estate market, investing 4 billion shekels in the last two years alone.
The Israeli anti-missionary organization Yad LAchim is calling for a boycott on the annual Zionist Independence Day International Bible Contest, to be held in Jerusalem this Thursday, May 8, after learning that one of the four finalists is a Messianic J
The West Bank settler organization SOS Israel is planning a campaign to choose a flag and anthem for the new Jewish state it plans to erect in the West Bank in the event of an Israeli withdrawal from the territories.
A new study conducted by the Israel Democracy Institute shows that the secular sector in the Zionist state is shrinking: Only 20% of Jewish Israeli citizens define themselves as secular the lowest number in 34 years.
In an attempt to include some of the most alienated factions within Israeli society, two self-proclaimed non-Zionists - a haredi media consultant and an Arab mayor - have been appointed to Israel's 60th anniversary planning committee.