Appeal: Reform prayer at Western Wall is illegal

Organization claims that planned 'Women of the Wall' prayer service at Western Wall is a violation of Supreme Court ruling.Tzvi Lev, Tuesday, 10:40 AM

Bride dies of electrocution days after wedding

Young haredi woman from northern Israel dies at last 'Sheva Brachot' celebration after her wedding.Michal Levy, Tuesday, 8:16 AM

Rabbis outraged at haredi MK's support for concessions

Rabbis slam MK Gafni's claim that Torah supports evacuating Jews from their homes to surrender land to Arabs.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 12:00 PM

Children critically injured in Pennsylvania crash

Haredi family's car collides with tractor-trailer parked on roadside, paramedics take two children to hospital via helicopter.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 10:36 AM

Haredi MK: No more Shabbat overtime pay

MK Yisrael Eichler wants to pass a law banning the state from paying more money to those that work on Shabbat.Tzvi Lev, Monday, 10:02 AM

'Haredi soldiers not giving up on Torah study'

Netzach Yehuda CEO says haredi IDF recruits maintain religious lifestyle, show haredim have nothing to fear from IDF.Benny Tocker, Sunday, 8:00 PM

Officials at hasidic school caught embezzling millions

The administrators allegedly took millions from a federal program that was intended to feed needy children.Tzvi Lev, Sunday, 11:55 AM

Women charged with posing as psychologists

Haredi women defraud family suffering from domestic violence, refrain from reporting beating of minors to police.Gary Willig, Thursday, 7:03 PM

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky expels haredi extremists from French Hill

Prominent haredi leader orders expulsion of 'Jerusalem Faction' members from French Hill neighborhood.Tzvi Lev, Thursday, 10:14 AM

Haredi youth arrested for opposing IDF draft

Dozens of haredim arrive to protest arrest of anti-draft activist.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 9:50 AM

Haredi school threatens not to take Sephardic students

Jerusalem school insists it won't accept Sephardic girls unless it receives a new building.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 8:32 AM

Brigade commander talks with haredi soldiers on women's singing

Commander removes haredi soldiers during social event with women's singing, encourages them to maintain their way of life in the army.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 8:16 AM

Comparing IDF recruitment to Auschwitz: Not criminal

State Prosecutor says no incitement investigation into booklet telling haredi students IDF recruitment office is like Nazi death camp.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/16/2017, 8:16 PM

New low: Haaretz writer compares haredi community to neo-Nazis

Haaretz writer indulges in old-fashioned haredi-baiting, comparing haredi community to neo-Nazis.David Rosenberg, 8/14/2017, 12:04 PM

Kashrut agency will not slaughter controversial chicken

Rabbi Shlomo Machpud, who heads the Yoreh Deah kashrut agency, says that he will not affix his Kashrut seal to braekel chicken.Tzvi Lev, 8/14/2017, 10:19 AM

It's final: Nat. Religious school to be transferred to haredim

Interior Min. gives religious public school's building to haredim; school moves to less desirable building ahead of start of school year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2017, 9:26 AM

Monsey Jews protest 'anti-Semitic abuse' of 3-year-old boy

Jewish residents of Monsey, New York say 3-year-old boy was violently thrown into squad car after he was locked out of his home.David Rosenberg, 8/13/2017, 9:39 PM

What did Rabbi Shach think about land for peace?

Journalist says letter from haredi Sage allowing territorial withdrawal for peace changes nothing, rabbi was against pointless withdrawals.Shimon Cohen, 8/13/2017, 6:22 PM

'They're making a mockery of you and your Shabbat'

Israeli Arab documents rail work on Shabbat, in violation of minister's pledge to haredi MKs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2017, 5:14 PM

Riots in Jerusalem over draft

Hundreds rioted in Jerusalem Saturday night, protesting the arrest of a haredi girl for dodging the draft.Tzvi Lev, 8/13/2017, 8:19 AM

The surprising results of Israel's matriculation exams

Haredi students' standardized test scores prove doubly surprising.David Rosenberg, 8/11/2017, 11:42 AM

Lawsuit by ex-haredim against haredi schools thrown out

Ex-haredi Jews sought damages from haredi educational institutions for failure to teach secular subjects needed for finding employment.Gary Willig, 8/10/2017, 7:00 PM

10 haredi students nearly drown in Jordan River

Police rescue 10 members of haredi family from rough waters in Jordan River.Gary Willig, 8/10/2017, 5:20 PM

13% of haredim too poor for medical treatment

New study indicates that 13% of haredim refrain from necessary medical treatment due to monetary concerns.Tzvi Lev, 8/10/2017, 2:28 PM

'Nechama was a good woman who did so much kindness'

Fortieth birthday celebration ends in tragedy as woman chokes to death on her steak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/10/2017, 9:41 AM

$4000 per marriage?

Hasidic group pays considerable amounts of money to matchmakers who marry off older singles.Tzvi Lev, Michael Levy, 8/9/2017, 9:40 AM

Riots in Meah Shearim during Defense Minister's visit

Rioters clash with police as Defense Minister's motorcade enters haredi neighborhood. 8-year-old girl injured by rock hurled by rioter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2017, 2:24 PM

Haredi recruitment rising - but not meeting targets

In the past draft year, 2,800 haredi soldiers were recruited, missing government's target of 3,200.Haim Lev, 8/8/2017, 11:13 AM

Haredi rabbis debate: Is new chicken breed kosher?

Top haredi rabbis debate whether a breed of chicken, imported to Israel from Europe for the first time, is kosher.Tzvi Lev, 8/8/2017, 9:36 AM

Tragedy in Monsey: Toddler run over, killed by taxi

18-month-old boy hit and killed by taxi in Monsey, New York.David Rosenberg, 8/7/2017, 11:07 AM

'You cost us a Knesset seat'

Mudslinging within haredi UTJ party, as Health Minister slams Degel Hatorah faction for party losses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2017, 9:53 AM

Haredi party unveils plan for 'kosher' electricity on Shabbat

United Torah Judaism party submits proposal to use electricity on Shabbat without any Jewish labor.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2017, 7:17 PM

Kinderlach band's new single: The Time is Now

Kinderlach band starts the summer off with a new single, announces 'the time is NOW!'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/3/2017, 2:51 PM

Netanyahu: No other government did so much for settlement

Haredi Judean town lays cornerstone for new neighborhood, PM Netanyahu attends ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/3/2017, 12:33 PM

Chief rabbi: No one has the right to yell at soldiers

Chief Rabbi David Lau says attacks on IDF soldiers 'not Torah way,' redemption will come when we love each other, speak instead of yell.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2017, 7:44 AM

'Tara' dairy products switch kashrut supervision

Israel's second-largest dairy company announces change in kashrut supervisors, emphasizes continuum of stringent supervision.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2017, 2:04 PM

'Tourism and holiness do not go hand in hand'

Members of Knesset Internal Affairs Committee visit Meron, say Zohar author's tomb has 'fallen between the cracks.'Haim Lev, 7/31/2017, 11:26 AM

Culture Minister: No to discrimination against haredim

Jerusalem theater refuses to offer separate seating, claiming it 'excludes' people; Culture Minister Regev says policy itself is exclusive.Hezki Baruch, Chana Roberts, 7/29/2017, 11:37 PM

Tel Aviv yeshiva prepares Ethiopian scholars for rabbinate

Former chief rabbi visits new yeshiva founded to prepare young Ethiopian Torah scholars for rabbinic ordination..Yoni Kempinski, 7/28/2017, 11:50 AM

Haredi MK: We kept our part of the coalition deal

Haredi MK sends letter to Prime Minister, Finance Minister, demanding haredi cities receive preferential status.Haim Lev, 7/24/2017, 1:48 PM

Jerusalem toddler swallows screw - and dies

Young child in capital lost consciousness after swallowing screw.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2017, 11:57 AM

5 students celebrate belated bar mitzvah

Chabad Vienna hosts belated bar mitzvah celebration for 5 students in business school.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2017, 3:28 PM

Dean of Hevron Yeshiva passes away

Rabbi Nachman Toker, 77, dies months after suffering heart attack.David Rosenberg, 7/19/2017, 10:47 AM

Senior Shas rabbi: We don't hate Reform Jews - we pity them

Rabbi David Yosef, brother of Chief Rabbi, says haredim don't hate Reform Jews - but hate Reform movement.David Rosenberg, 7/18/2017, 11:55 AM

Will leading rabbis be exempted from rabbinic ordination exams?

Chief Rabbinate aims to reinstate 'Torah scholars' exemption from standard Rabbinate exams.Ben Shaul, 7/17/2017, 10:30 AM

Yeshiva students to be recognized as 'working' husbands

Government backs bill guaranteeing wives of yeshiva students sick days off for children.Haim Lev, 7/17/2017, 8:15 AM

Deputy mayor attacked in Mea Shearim

Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem attacked for the second time by haredi extremists while visiting his rabbi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2017, 10:40 PM

Beitar mayor to Deri: Restore our city's preferential status

Mayor of haredi town in Judea insists his town be re-granted preferential status so developers will be forced to sell new homes to locals.Yedidya Ben-Or, 7/14/2017, 1:41 PM

Shas: We will always support the right-wing candidate

Interior Minister Deri talks about submarine investigation, election, and what he thinks of Netanyahu as prime minister.Arutz Sheva, 7/14/2017, 8:40 AM

Haredi party will support 'United Jerusalem Bill'

Haredi MKs ask Rabbi Shteinman whether they should support bill preventing division of Jerusalem; rabbi okays new version of bill.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2017, 7:13 AM

'I've been in Lev Tahor for 12 years, and it's a living hell'

Teen who grew up in fringe religious group describes life in the group. Adult escapee says drowned rabbi wasn't in charge.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2017, 5:29 PM

Young haredi man found dead in Monsey

19-year-old haredi, whose family lived in Israel in the past, found dead by friends in Monsey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2017, 7:57 AM

Stabbing in Beitar Illit

20-year old stabbed in the head in haredi town south of Jerusalem. Terrorism not suspected.David Rosenberg, 7/11/2017, 9:54 AM

Rabbi Grossman: 'A fire is burning'

Israel Prize winning haredi leader slams organization which helps haredim who leave the haredi community for religious reasons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2017, 8:53 PM

Friedman: We will continue to aid the haredi community

US Ambassador to Israel participates in 'Hamodia' newspaper conference, addresses embassy's relationship with haredi community.Yoni Kempinski, 7/9/2017, 1:27 PM

MK falls ill abroad

Shas MK Yigal Guetta returns to Israel for treatment at Ichilov Hospital after being hospitalized in Prague.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2017, 10:41 AM

The matchmaking office of 'Nahal Haredi'

'Netzah Yehuda Association' hires matchmaker to help haredim who choose to serve in the army find wives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2017, 9:59 AM