A video message from a very special bride

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Haredi party to reach agreements on division of roles

UTJ factions Agudat Yisrael, Degel Hatorah, meet to resolve disagreements regaridng who will fill the Knesset roles offered to it.Hezki Baruch, 5/27/2020, 2:49 PM

Rav Chaim Is Always Learning Torah.

This Shavuos is truly different than any we have experienced. The world has slowly begun to ease restrictionssponsored content, 5/26/2020, 9:16 PM

'Why torture brides and grooms?'

Senior haredi personalities question logic in lifting lockdown restrictions, say new guidelines unfairly target haredi community.Ben Shaul, 5/26/2020, 1:30 PM

NY: Hasidic school found operating with ‘hundreds of students'

School in the Hasidic village of Kiryas Joel in upstate New York ordered to close after it was found operating with hundreds of students.Marcy Oster, JTA, 5/26/2020, 7:09 AM

'Haifa's haredi community is still under lockdown'

Head of Agudat Yisrael in Haifa says closure of intercity buses before holiday unfairly affects haredi community.Michal Levi, 5/25/2020, 1:35 PM

Arab describes haredi man who helped him: 'He's a holy man'

Arab man loses bag with 40,000 shekels - and receives it back after haredi person finds it.Michal Levi, 5/25/2020, 1:09 PM

J'lem: Nearly 100 kindergartners quarantined after infections

30 kindergartners ordered into isolation after teacher's aide tests positive for coronavirus. 60 quarantined in second case in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2020, 9:56 AM

Three Jewish courts come out against Shuvu Banim head

Jewish courts call for people to distance themselves from Shuvu Banim's Eliezer Berland, say ignoring his actions is a 'serious issue.'Ben Shaul, 5/22/2020, 9:39 AM

Jewish doctor who recommended COVID-19 drug steps down

Dr. Zev Zelenko, who treated presumptive COVID-19 patients with hydroxychloroquine, announces he is leaving his clinic near Kiryas Joel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2020, 11:44 PM

Faction of UTJ: 'This is a piggish demand'

Factions of haredi UTJ party argue over division of responsibilities, Norwegian Law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2020, 3:06 PM

'Our sins caused us to be chased from our synagogues'

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, prominent haredi rabbi, explains why he thinks synagogues and study halls shut, calls for stricter standards.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2020, 1:12 PM

Haredi lawmaker blasts 'anti-Semitic' article on IKEA opening

Former Health Minister blasts claims that IKEA stores were given special permission to open because of owner's donations to Hasidic movementArutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2020, 9:50 AM

UTJ to Netanyahu: Open the synagogues

United Torah Judaism party demands synagogues, yeshivas, and haredi neighborhoods be included in easing of coronavirus restrictions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2020, 10:12 PM

The battle in United Torah Judaism

The Knesset's UTJ party is grappling with who should step down, and who should take charge of Knesset committee.Hezki Baruch, 5/18/2020, 4:00 PM

Eliezer Berland charged with fraud

Prosecutor's Office submits indictment pending hearing, charging Eliezer Berland with fraud and money laundering.Michal Levi, 5/18/2020, 1:26 PM

Former supervisor at Ashdod yeshiva dies of coronavirus

Rabbi Moshe Aharon Braverman, 86, passes away from coronavirus.Ben Shaul, 5/16/2020, 10:29 PM

Missing Bnei Brak boy found - hiding underneath his bed

Dozens of police officers and volunteers search for 6-year-old Bnei Brak boy - who was later found hiding under his bed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2020, 1:24 PM

How one haredi town fought back against coronavirus - and won

This predominantly haredi Jerusalem-area town, once among the hardest hit by coronavirus, moved fast to combat the pandemic.i24NEWS, 5/7/2020, 4:50 PM

'Why were so many haredim affected by coronavirus?'

Leading haredi rabbi explains why, in his opinion, so many of the Israelis who contracted coronavirus were from the haredi community.Ben Shaul, 5/6/2020, 2:13 PM

Modiin Illit: Teacher diagnosed with coronavirus

Teacher who came into contact with students at school in haredi city diagnosed with coronavirus - leading to school's closure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2020, 2:40 PM

Hasidic rebbe calls on followers to immigrate to Israel

Rabbi Chaim Elazar Wassertheil, leader of the hasidic Rimenov sect, calls on followers to move to Israel, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2020, 10:29 PM

Bnei Brak rabbi becomes 223rd coronavirus fatality

Family suffers third coronavirus-related death in a row, after Rabbi Shlomo Meir Rosenberg dies at Mayanei Hayeshua Hospital.David Rosenberg, 5/1/2020, 1:55 PM

Beloved family member of Rav Chaim lost to COVID-19

Rav Yaakov Kolodetsky was a renowned talmid chacham, who learned with Rav Yosef Shalom Elyashiv as a chavrusa for many years, 4/30/2020, 4:34 PM

Man fell while family were away in Corona hotel, passed away

When the spread of the coronavirus first began, doctors predicted that its ripple effects would reach far and wide., 4/29/2020, 8:32 PM

Yeshivas to reopen? Not in some hasidic circles

Despite plan allowing yeshivas to reopen, some hasidic groups have instructed their communities to continue distance learning.Michal Levi, 4/29/2020, 5:57 PM

Time to limit scale of weddings in haredi community, says Gafni

Health Ministry guidelines currently permit only 19 people to attend a wedding - including bride & groom.Ben Shaul, 4/29/2020, 3:37 PM

Report: Litzman considering leaving Health Ministry

UTJ head Yaakov Litzman reportedly considering stepping down as Health Minister in favor of appointment as Housing and Construction MinisterArutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2020, 9:07 PM

Hasidic Jew leads effort to fight coronavirus

Chaim Lebovits of Monsey encourages Jews who have recovered from COVID-19 to donate their blood plasma and help others battling the virus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2020, 11:30 PM

Survey: Most haredim are adhering to coronavirus guidelines

Survey shows vast majority of haredim adhering to Health Ministry guidelines for social distancing, personal protection.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2020, 2:20 PM

Distance learning for haredi students?

Distance learning for haredi students often means conference calls, but these are riddled with problems.Ben Shaul, 4/20/2020, 10:18 AM

United Hatzalah chief walking again after coronavirus infection

Eli Beer, founder and president of the United Hatzalah emergency response organization, in on his feet again after coronavirus infection.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2020, 1:32 PM

Rabbi Edelstein: Take care to maintain precautions during prayer

Rabbinic leader says it's still better to pray alone if precautions cannot be maintained in group prayer, after restrictions loosened.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2020, 7:57 AM

'It felt like my head was burning'

Zissy Margaliot, 9-year-old who was hit by a police stun grenade, speaks about her experience.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2020, 12:51 PM

In haredi neighborhood, police use stun grenades

Stun grenade thrown by police severely harms young passerby, causing burns to her face.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2020, 11:55 AM

Police break into Bnei Brak apartment to stop the music

Well-known haredi singers Ruli and Yoely Dickman perform live from their apartment to bring some joy to their neighbors, and then...Michal Levy, 4/14/2020, 3:28 PM

Hate messages in Jerusalem against Health Minister

50 graffiti messages against Minister Litzman spray-painted in Mea Shearim.Marcy Oster/JTA, 4/12/2020, 10:24 PM

Anti-haredi ex-mayor calls on public to pray for Rabbi Dov Kook

Ron Cobi, long known for his opposition to haredim settling in Tiberias, has called for the city's residents to unite in prayerArutz Sheva staff, 4/10/2020, 2:02 PM

Funeral for father of 11 lost to COVID-19

Rav Bentzion Kuperstock, Jerusalem father of 11, was the 46th person in Israel to pass away due to COVID-19 last night, 4/8/2020, 3:56 PM

'They put us in this ghetto and washed their hands of us'

Bnei Brak residents describe failure of gov't to provide adequate health services in coronavirus crisis. 'Did we bring the virus to Israel?'Michal Levy, 4/7/2020, 3:10 PM

Gateshead rabbi passes away from coronavirus

Rabbi Yaakov Kaufman contracted the virus on Purim and had appeared to make a full recovery before his condition suddenly deteriorated.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/7/2020, 12:05 PM

Watch: “He Will Not Be Sick!”

Watch what happened when Rav Chaim Kanievsky was asked what donors to Vaad HaRabbanim’s cholim fund should merit in returnSponsored by Vaad HaRabbanim, 4/6/2020, 11:23 PM

'Virus doesn't discriminate and neither should we'

Health Minister Litzman condemns Ramat Gan's decision to erect fence to keep haredim out.Arutz Sheva, 4/6/2020, 2:42 PM

Number of haredim connected to internet rises

Internet providers report significant rises in number of haredim using their services.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2020, 11:19 AM

Police close off entrances and exits from Bnei Brak

In effort to contain spread of coronavirus, Israel Police limit entry, exit, from Bnei Brak, other than for specific purposes.Ido Ben Porat, 4/3/2020, 12:33 PM

Yerushalmi faction funeral attended by just ten people

Wife of Rabbi Tzvi Friedman passes away, is laid to rest during small funeral.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/1/2020, 12:25 PM

Rabbi Edelstein: 'On Seder night, everyone in his own home'

'The Talmud discusses a person holding a seder alone - he asks himself Mah Nishtanah, and answers himself too.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2020, 7:58 AM

Lakewood rabbi dies from coronavirus

Rabbi Michoel Tzvi Fettman, 39, passes away after being diagnosed with COVID-19.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2020, 12:05 AM

Heartbreaking: Kaddish over father who died from coronavirus

Rabbi Mordechai Zev Halberstam, 42, from Borough Park, died from coronavirus. His children recited Kaddish at a small funeral.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2020, 12:06 AM

Haredi woman blames media for hatred of religous Jews

Haredi woman says she saw dozens of people taking walks outside, but police were only summoned to stop prayer services.Ben Shaul, 3/29/2020, 11:22 PM

'Savages, maybe even murderers'

Hospital director slams hundreds who attended funeral for rabbi last night against Health Ministry orders.Hezki Baruch, 3/29/2020, 7:05 PM

Letter from leading Rabbis: “Those Who Stand At Death’s Door”

A letter from Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky & the Vizhnitzer Rebbe has circulated around the globe this week. The Rabbis call to help those in need.Vaad Ha'Rabanim, 3/29/2020, 6:45 PM

Report: Rabbi Kanievsky calls to pray without minyan

In light of high infection rate in city of Bnei Brak, city rabbis spoke with Lithuanian-haredi leader, who instructed to pray alone.Nitzan Keidar, 3/29/2020, 1:40 PM

Hundreds attend funeral in Bnei Brak

Hundreds were at funeral of yeshiva head contrary to Health Ministry instructions. Minister Erdan: 'A serious, life-threatening incident.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2020, 11:23 AM

Two Ezer Mizion staff members diagnosed with coronavirus

Ezer Mizion chairman confirms coronavirus diagnosis, says those who came in contact with him have been updated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2020, 1:13 PM

In age of corona, Jews around world look to rabbis for guidance

Even during a time of social distancing, it is still possible to give tzedakah to help those in needIn cooperation with Kupat Hair, 3/24/2020, 11:52 PM

'Working to get the message out' to Britain's haredim

British gov't tightens guidelines to combat coronavirus, but many Brits still don't grasp the gravity of the situation.Nisan Tzur, 3/24/2020, 12:22 PM