Israel Religious Action Center

Stopping Israel's "Kosher Police"

Anat Hoffman
January 17, 2014

“Hold it right there! Put your hands where I can see them!” Picture men running into your store, checking the food and the official Rrabbinate documents on the wall that certifies your establishment as kosher. In Israel, this may not be an imaginary scene.

A Big Victory Against Racism in Israel

Anat Hoffman
November 25, 2013

The holiday of Hanukkah begins this Wednesday night. In Israel, interactive billboards in Jerusalem light up hanukkiyot, adding another candle every night of the holiday. The marketplace smells of sufganiyot, doughnuts filled with jelly, and children gather to