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 Shabbos Struggles in Yerushalayim, Shemos 5777


 The UN is not Our Only Problem; the High Court is also a Threat, Vayigash 5777


The Great Poskim All Opposed the Gromo Approach to Technology on Shabbos , Toldos 5777


Building the Tel Aviv Rail System Through Chilul Shabbos, Rei 5776


New Device that Automatically Shuts off Fridge Before Shabbos and Turns it On Again , Mattos 5776


 Mishmeret Shabbos Reports to the Sadigur Rebbe, Bolok 5776


 Public Transportation on Shabbos in Israel, Shelach 5776


Protes t Against Bogus Shabbos Hetter for Digital Equipment, Metzora 5776


Mishmeres Shabbos Goes to Europe , Vayakhel 5776


The Management of the Kiryat Yovel Community Center Will be Fired For Shabbos Violations , Yisro 5776


Activities of Mishmeres HaShabbos Prevent Chilul Shabbos, Vayero 5776


Special Rabbinical Conference about Shabbos aspects of Modern Appliances, Nitzovim 5775


Chillul Shabbos in Jerusalem, Shofetim 5775


Shabbos is not an Agunah Who Needs a Hetter!, Eikev 5775


Going Only to Shomer Shabbos Outing Sites, Eikev 5775


Nurse Paging System for Shabbos, Mattos 5775


Switching to Kosher Water Meters, Pinchos 5775


Interior Minister Must Decide about Tel Aviv Shabbos Law, Pinchos 5775


The Prize to Transportation Companies who Operate on Shabbos Should be Rescinded, Chukas 5775


A Mechanical Lift for the Handicapped on Shabbos, Korach 5775


Manufacturers and Distributors of KosherSwitch are Endangering the Public with a Koreis Prohibition, Behaalosecho 5775


Letter , Behaalosecho 5775


Modern Refrigerators According to Mishmeres HaShabbos, Bamidbar 5775


To the People Who Sanctify the Seventh Day of the Week, Bamidbar 5775


Kosher Digital Water Meters, Behar 5775


`Big' Company Tramples Shabbos, Emor 5775


Old Shabbos Arrangements do not Work for New Refrigerators, Emor 5775


Stopping the Growing Chillul Shabbos in Jerusalem, Acharei 5775


Beware of Water Meters that Violate Shabbos, Vayechi 5775


Chillul Shabbos Increasing in Jerusalem, Lechlecha 5775


Interior Minister Decides to Close Food Shops on Shabbos in Tel Aviv, Bolok 5774


Avoid Visiting Sites that Desecrate the Shabbos, Parshas Behar 5774


The Cry of Shabbos in Tel Aviv, Parshas Shemini 5774


Digital Water Meter in Jerusalem Replaced by Gichon, Parshas Vayeiro 5773


To Remove a Stumbling Block from our Community (Electronic Water Meters), Parshas Nitzovim 5772


 Clarification, Parshas Korach 5772


The Magnetometers at the Kosel Entrance Redone, Parshas Behaalosecha 5772


Herzliya Mayor Pushes for Buses on Shabbos, Parshas Tazria-Metzora 5772


Assault on Shabbos All Over Israel, Parshas Tetzaveh 5772


Netanya: Hundreds Protest Plans to Open Mall on Shabbos, Parshas Vayeitzei 5772


Important Notice, Parshas Korach 5771


Hod Hasharon Mayor Allows Shopping Mall to Operate on Shabbos, Parshas Behar 5771


HaRav Eliashiv: Patronizing Sites Where Shabbos is Desecrated Must Be Strictly Avoided, Parshas Metzora 5771


Scandal: Bank of Israel Governor Lectures at World Monetary Fund on Shabbos, Parshas Lech Lecha 5771


Efforts to Avert Shabbos Desecration at Concert Outside Old City, Parshas Ki Savo 5770


Be Careful When Flying Erev Shabbos, Parshas Devorim 5770


UTJ Blasts Shabbos Broadcast of Netanyahu Interview, Parshas Mattos/Massei 5770


Eruv Sabotage in South Jerusalem Ratcheted Up, Parshas Pinchas 5770


Rabbinical Council for Shabbos Sanctity Discusses Upcoming Summer Programs, Parshas Korach 5770


Yeshiva and Seminary Summer Program Organizers Urged Not to Patronize Shabbos Desecraters, Parshas Tazria/Metzora 5770


Tel Aviv Restaurant Slapped with NIS 151,560 Fine for Employing Workers on Shabbos, Parshas Mishpotim 5770


Jerusalem Municipality Removes Dozens of Eruv Posts, Parshas Shemos 5770


Another Week of Protest at Intel Plant, Parshas Vayishlach 5770


Thousands of Jerusalemites Protest Intel Shabbos Desecration, Parshas Toldos 5770


Intel Announces that Employees at its Jerusalem Facility Won't Work on Shabbos After All, Parshas Vayeiro 5770


Psak Halochoh, Succos 5770


 Transportation Funding for Sderot Students Resumed, Rosh Hashana 5770


MK Maklev Demands Internal Affairs Committee Meet to Discuss Avreich Run Over at Jerusalem Protest, Parshas Ki Sovo 5769


Jerusalem Council Grants Chareidi Kiryat Yovel Residents Site for Shul, Parshas Voeschanan 5769


UTJ Demands Investigating Committee Form to Look Into Jerusalem Clashes, Parshas Devorim 5769


Vaadas HaRabbonim Lemaan Kedushas HaShabbos Says the Public Is Patronizing Fewer Sites Open on Shabbos, Parshas Mattos- Massei 5769


Downtown Jerusalem Food Market to Be Shut for Violating Shabbos Law, Parshas Mattos-Massei 5769


Celcom Commits Shabbos Desecration in Rechovot Neighborhood, Parshas Pinchas 5769


Jerusalem: 40,000 Protest Opening of Municipal Parking Lot on Shabbos, Parshas Bolok 5767


Thousands Protest Shabbos Breaches in Jerusalem, Parshas Shelach 5769


Handful of Kiryat Yovel Residents Provoke Chareidim on Shabbos, Parshas Vayikra 5769


Christian Requests Permit to Open Tel Aviv Store on Shabbos, Parshas Vayakhel-Pekudei 5769


Chemistry Professor Caught Sabotaging Jerusalem Eruv, Parshas Mishpotim 5769


Best Buy Convicted of Employing Workers on Shabbos, Parshas Voero 5769


El Al Flight from Madrid to Tel Aviv Delayed Until Motzei Shabbos to Avoid Chilul Shabbos, Parshas Shemos 5769


Betzedek Challenges Ashkelon's Annulment of Fines for Businesses Open on Shabbos, Parshas Miketz 5769


Modi'in Illit Laying Groundwork for Kosher Power Station, Parshas Toldos 5769


Magen Lacholeh Races to Fly Three- Week-Old Patient to Jerusalem, Succos 5769


Kever Rochel Linked to Jerusalem Eruv, Succos 5769


MK Gafni Thwarts Attempt to Open Food Bar at Sdeh Dov, Parshas Ki Sovo 5768


Secular Rioters Continue Vandalizing Eruvin Throughout Jerusalem, Parshas Shofetim 5768


Rabbi Gafni Asks Transportation Ministry What Has Been Done to Prevent Bus Companies From Desecrating Shabbos, Parshas EKev 5768


Meretz Activists Torch Eruv Posts in Kiryat Yovel, Parshas Pinchas 5768


Tel Aviv Municipality Tries to Force Leviev to Open Parking Lot on Shabbos, Parshas Bamidbar 5768


MK Gafni Sends Letter Protesting Shabbos Desecration by IDF Chief Rabbi, Parshas Emor 5768


Gedolei Yisroel to Sign Statement Against AM/PM and Shefa Shuk, Parshas Metzoro 5768


AM/PM Chilul Shabbos Continues, Parshas Shemini 5768


Staunch Campaign to Prevent Food Stores from Opening on Shabbos, Parshas Pekudei 5768


El Al Complying with Demands Set by Rabbonim, Parsha Vayakhel 5768


Walls of Shabbos Almost Completely Breached at All Large Shopping Malls, Parsha Vayakhel 5768


AMPM Stores Continue to Desecrate Shabbos in Central Region, Parshas Ki Siso 5768


Shabbos As A Basis For Faith, Parshas Ki Siso 5768


Rabbi Kanievsky Visits Building Site of Kosher Electricity Plant in Modi'in Illit, Parsha Mishpotim 5768


Gafni Asks Yishai to Stop Shabbos Desecration at Carmel Caves, Parshas Shemos 5768


Rabbinical Committee Protests AMPM Shabbos Desecration, Parshas Vayigash 5768


Haifa Mall Opens on Shabbos, Parshas Chayei Soroh 5768


Vaadas Harabbonim Lemaan Kedushas HaShabbos Says Public Has Ability to Increase Kovod Shomayim and Kovod HaShabbos, Parshas Vo'eschanan 5767


Shabbos Inspectors Raid Tiv Taam Market, Parshas Bolok 5767


A Clear Majority Of Israelis Oppose Working On Shabbos, Parshas Korach 5767


Opposition to Orlev's Proposal to Introduce Legal Arrangements for Public Shabbos Desecration, Parshas Bamidbar 5767


El Al Failing to Take Steps to Regain Public Faith, Parshas Ki Siso 5767


El Al Apologizes for Flight That Landed on Shabbos, Parshas Tetzaveh 5767


Education Minister Stirs Anger by Meeting With Students on Shabbos, Parshas Tetzaveh 5767


Shabbos Siren Installed at Moshav, Parshas Tetzaveh 5767


Kfar Sava Residents Amazed by Firm Insistence on Kedushas Shabbos, Parshas Tetzaveh 5767


Gedolei Yisroel Call for Continued Support of Shabbos Generators, Parshas Yisro 5767


UTJ No-Confidence Motion Over Shabbos Desecration by Israel Railways Defeated, Parshas Voeiro 5767


El Al Signs Binding Agreement Not to Fly on Shabbos, Parshas Shemos 5767


Motion to Discuss Shabbos Desecration by Israel Railways, Parshas Shemos 5767


No Breakthrough in El- Al Negotiations, Parshas Vayechi 5767


Vaadas HaRabbonim Continues Negotiations With El-Al, Parshas Vayigash 5767


Campaign to Continue Until El-Al Signs Agreement Not to Fly on Shabbos, Parshas Mikeitz 5767


Remarks of Rabbonim about the Current Crisis with El-Al, Parshas Mikeitz 5767


El-Al Operated Dozens of Flights on Shabbos for Purely Financial Reasons, Parshas Vayishlach 5767


Electric Corporation Official Fired for Moving Transporter on Shabbos, Parshas Toldos 5767


Maran HaRav Eliashiv Says War is Declared Against Shabbos, Rosh Hashana/Yom Kippur 5767


MK Gafni Prevents Bezeq from Carrying Out Large-Scale Shabbos Desecration, Parshas Nitzovim/Vayeilech 5766


Agudath Israel in Defense Of Rockland County Shabbos House, Parshas Devorim 5766


El Al Operates Flight on Shabbos Due to Technical Delay, Parshas Terumoh 5766


Shipping Chamber Demands Ashdod Port Operate on Shabbos, Parshas Voeiro 5766


Country Club in Netanya to Close on Shabbos, Parshas Vayeitzei 5766


Chilul Shabbos on Route 6, Parshas Vayeitzei 5766


Vaada Lemaan HaShabbos Discusses Eruvin Problems and Bolstering Shabbos in Jerusalem, Parshas Toldos 5766


Rabbonim Reiterate Calls to Avoid Patronizing Sites Open on Shabbos, Parshas Lech Lecho 5766


Electric Company Performs Work on Shabbos, Parshas Netzovim 5765/Rosh Hashana- Yomkippur 5766


Betzedek Demands Kiryat Gat Close Businesses on Shabbos, Parshas Massei 5765


Foreign Ministry Issues Directive to Prevent Foreign Officials from Visiting on Shabbos, Parshas Bolok 5765


Haifa's Kiryat Shmuel Neighborhood Fights to Keep Road Closed on Shabbos, Parshas Korach 5765


Thousands at Shabbos Rally in Ashdod, Parshas Metzora 5765


Hadassah Ein Karem Denies Discharging Patients on Shabbos, Parshas Metzora 5765


High Court: Law Against Employing Jews on Shabbos Does not Contradict the Basic Law, Parshas Tazria 5765


Plans to Open Large Mall in Givatayim on Shabbos, Parshas Shemini 5765


Former Meretz Activist Volunteers to Battle Against Shabbos Shopping, Parshas Pekudei 5765


Court Upholds Indictment Against Home Center for Operating on Shabbos, Parshas Pekudei 5765


Director of Ministry of Trade Warns about Business on Shabbos, Parshas Vayakhel 5765


Dozens of Demonstrators Prevent Street Repairs on Shabbos in Bnei Brak, Parshas Yisro 5765


Tens of Thousands Gather to Support Shabbos Observance in Eretz Hakodesh, Parshas Bo 5765


Rabbonim Issue Call to Join Battle for Shabbos, Parshas Voero 5765


Haifa's Grand Canyon Again Opens on Shabbos, Parshas Vayechi 5765


El Al Privatization Becomes a Reality, Parshas Vayechi 5765


Credit Card for Shabbos-Observant Consumers to be Launched Soon, Parshas Vayigash 5765


HaMashbir LeTzarchan to Announce Closure of All Branches on Shabbos, Parshas Vayigash 5765


Majority of Israelis Favor Preserving Sanctity of Shabbos, Parshas Vayishlach 5765


Shabbos Rally to Take Place at Yad Eliyahu Stadium in Tel Aviv, Parshas Toldos 5765


Court Sides With Betzedek on Disclosure of Shabbos Work Permits, Parshas Toldos 5765


Modi'in Illit has a Disengagement Plan of Its Own, Parshas Chaye Soro 5765


The Campaign to Defend Shabbos in Eretz Hakodesh Gathers Steam, Parshas Chaye Soro 5765


A Mass Demonstration Against Shabbos Desecration is Planned, Parshas Vayero 5765


61 percent Would Boycott Sales Outlets Open on Shabbos, Parshas Shoftim 5764


Rabbonim Urge Public to Avoid Visiting Sites Open on Shabbos, Parshas Rei 5764


High Court Appeal to Force Labor Ministry to Publicize List of Permits for Shabbos Employment, Parshas Eikev 5764


It's Almost Shabbos, Parshas Eikev 5764


Two Other Supermarket Chains Announce They Will Remain Closed on Shabbos, Parshas Mattos-Masei 5764


Petition to Open Cultural Center in Netanya on Shabbos Rejected, Parshas Pinchos 5764


Supersol Decides Not to Operate on Shabbos or Sell Non- Kosher Food, Parshas Pinchos 5764


Kiryat Ata to Crack Down on Shabbos Violations, Parshas Chukas 5764


Bank of Israel Spokesman Claims Commissioner Was Unaware Press Release Would be Sent on Shavuos, Parshas Shelach 5764


UTJ Representative in Haifa Prevented Bridge Demolition on Shabbos, Parshas Shelach 5764


BOI Blasted for Issuing Press Release on Shavuos, Parshas Beha'aloscha 5764


Businesses Unite to Combat Shabbos Desecration, Parshas Tazria/Metzora 5764


Campaign to Prevent Haifa's Grand Kanyon from Opening on Shabbos, Parshas Tazria/Metzora 5764


Fighting to Shut the Store on Shabbos, Parshas Tzav/Pesach 5764


HaRav Steinman's Cry: We Must Fight Interference with Our Chinuch with All Our Strength!, Parshas Bo 5764


El Al Might Fly on Shabbos Following Arkia Buyout, Parshas Voeiro 5764


Shabbos Desecration Increases in Ramat Gan Following Fine Reductions, Parshas Vayeishev 5764


Olmert Trying to Bypass Knesset and A-G on Shabbos Law, Parshas Toldos 5764


Shabbos Desecration in Covering Arrival of Six Elderly Jews from Iraq, Parshas Devarim 5763


High Court Reverses Ruling that Shabbos Begins at Midnight, Parshas Vo'eiro 5763


Thousands Protest Shabbos Desecration in Kfar Saba, Parshas Miketz 5763


Keep the Shabbos Holy, Parshas Vayeishev 5763


Luna Grand Park in Haifa Shuts Down, Parshas Behaaloscha 5762


If You Don't Come on Shabbos, Don't Bother Coming on Sunday, Parshas Tazria/Metzora 5762


Staunch Opposition to Knesset Shabbos Law Proposal, Parshas Voeiro 5762


Transport of Consignment on Shabbos Averted, Parshas Nitzavim 5761/Rosh Hashana-Yom Kippur 5762


UTJ Representatives Meet With Prime Minister Sharon, Parshas Devarim 5761


Bill Passes Preliminary Reading: Baal Teshuva May Not be Fired for Refusing to Work on Shabbos, Parshas Mattos-Massei 5761


UTJ Will Protest Peres' Shabbos Desecration, Parshas Balak 5761


Our Struggle for Israel's Soul, Parshas Balak 5761


Rabbinical Committee for Shabbos Deliberates on Breaches in Shabbos Observance in Jerusalem, Parshas Behar/Bechukosai 5761


Huge Furniture Store in Netanya Might Open on Shabbosim, Parshas Tzav 5761


Haifa Mayor To Consider Revoking Licenses of Business Open on Shabbos, Parshas Tzav 5761


Protests Against Chilul Shabbos in Bnei Brak, Parshas Tzav 5761


Ashkelon Electric Power Station Shabbos Desecration Averted, Parshas Miketz 5761


Bank Leumi Desecrates Shabbos, Parshas Lech Lecho 5761


 The Proposal for Public Transportation on Shabbos, Rosh Hashana-Yom Kippur 5761


Police Department Refuses to Reinstate Shabbos Observant Officer, Parshas Ki Savo 5760


Public Awareness of the Shomer Shabbos Vacation SitesIncreases, Parshas Ki Seitze 5760


Meretz Acting Minister to Prevent the Opening of HerzliahMall on Shabbos, Parshas Ki Seitze 5760


Shomer Shabbos Paper Factory Dedicated in KiryatGat, Parshas Ki Seitze 5760


Airport Authority Issues, Parshas Shoftim 5760


Labor Ministry To Enforce Work and Rest Law, Parshas Behaaloscha 5760


Ashdod Residents Prevent Massive Shabbos Desecration, Parshas Behaaloscha 5760


Dale Company Joins Ranks of Big- Time Shabbos Desecraters, Parshas Behaaloscha 5760


Tax Sanctions on Businesses Operating in Illegal Buildings, Parshas Bechukosai 5760


Public Shabbos Desecration in Rechovot, Parshas Emor 5760


Papal Visit To Cause Massive Shabbos Desecration, Parshas Yisro 5760


Mishmeres HaShabbos of Haifa Causes Cancellation of Merchant Meeting on Shabbos, Parshas Shemos 5760


Council for Shabbos Founded in Haifa, Parshas Mikeitz 5760


Extensive Shabbos Desecration Prevented in the Ashkelon Power Station, Parshas Vayeitzei 5760


Shabbos Status Quo Threatened in Haifa Mall, Parshas Toldos 5760


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