Watch: Belzer Rebbe lights Hanukkah candles

Thousands of Belz Hasidim from all over the country participate in nightly Hanukkah candle-lighting ceremony in Jerusalem.Chaim Lev, 12/4/2018, 2:53 PM

Watch: Chabad van surprises thousands in Times Square

Chabad hasidim arrived in Manhattan's famous square and delighted the passers-by with Hanukkah songs.Eliran Aharon, New York, 12/4/2018, 12:11 AM

Breslov synagogue demolished

Authorities in central Israeli town of Elad tear down Breslov synagogue built in public park.David Rosenberg, 12/3/2018, 10:33 AM

Mother of 13-year-old bride released

Court sets Jerusalem woman free following her arrest at her 13-year-old daughter's wedding.David Rosenberg, 12/3/2018, 9:51 AM

Police probe wedding of 13-year-old girl in Jerusalem

13-year-old married off in Meah Sharim neighborhood of Jerusalem, leading to police intervention.Orly Harari, 11/30/2018, 9:09 AM

'Aryeh Deri has changed. He only cares about the Lithuanians'

Rabbi Ovadiah Yosef's daughter Adina Bar Shalom blasts Shas leader Aryeh Deri, alleges he goes against her father's will.Tzvi Lev, 11/29/2018, 4:13 PM

Haifa coalition agreement signed - and canceled

Agudat Yisrael signs coalition agreement with mayor-elect, only to be informed hours later that the agreement had been canceled.Mordechai Sones, 11/29/2018, 11:39 AM

Watch: Hasidic child assaulted in Brooklyn

11-year-old Jewish boy knocked to the ground in Williamsburg. NYPD searching for gang of 10 suspects involved in attack.David Rosenberg, 11/27/2018, 12:24 PM

Leading haredi rabbi rips up El Al Frequent Flyer card

Rabbi Shalom Ber Sorotzkin and activists gather at Ben-Gurion Airport, tear up El Al's Frequent Flyer cards.Michal Levy, 11/26/2018, 4:37 AM

As deadline nears, gov't asks court for draft law extension

With just one week left to pass draft law securing yeshiva student deferments, PM to call on Supreme Court to grant additional extension.Ben Shaul, 11/25/2018, 6:02 PM

Senior rabbi: Either El Al apologize or face boycott

Haredi community threatening massive boycott on Israeli carrier if it does not apologize for forcing religious Jews to desecrate Shabbat.Tzvi Lev, 11/24/2018, 5:52 PM

Min. Deri, Rabbi Halberstam reconcile

Shas party chairman Aryeh Deri and Rabbi Michel Halberstam of Agudat Yisrael hash things out.Arutz Sheva, 11/23/2018, 3:23 PM

The secret agreement between police and haredi extremists

Report: Extremist Yerushalmi Faction agrees not to hold rallies in Jerusalem if police don't hand over detainees to military police.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2018, 7:54 AM

Satmar demands blanket draft exemptions

Anti-Zionist Hasidic movement asks Supreme Court to grant blanket exemption from IDF draft. 'State of Israel a sin against God.'Tzvi Lev, 11/22/2018, 9:20 PM

Jerusalem mayor to meet with rival's haredi backers

Following electoral victory, Moshe Leon attempts to make peace with Agudat Yisrael faction, which had opposed him during elections.Tzvi Lev, 11/22/2018, 6:51 PM

Haredi draft dodger disappears after hospital visit

Yeshiva student arrested for draft dodging missing after hospital visit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2018, 3:00 PM

Haredi passengers file multi-million dollar suit against El Al

Passengers sue Israel's national airline over Sabbath flight controversy, demand airline admit no violence took place on flight.David Rosenberg, 11/20/2018, 12:53 PM

Police sued for assaulting haredi student

Haredi youth seeks NIS 75,000 in damages after police throw him to floor, pull his beard, and beat him after he threw a plastic bag.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2018, 9:35 PM

Haredim to El Al: You lied to us

Haredim say El Al lied to them, promised flight would land in Israel before Shabbat began.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2018, 6:08 PM

Bnei Brak land expropriated to enable Shabbat construction

Transportation Ministry removes land from haredi city's jurisdiction to enable Shabbat-desecrating light rail project to move forward.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2018, 10:32 PM

Coalition whip says Draft Law will be ready next week

MK Amsalem says controversial law expanding deferments for yeshiva students almost ready.Tzvi Lev, 11/8/2018, 6:43 PM

Watch: Thousands celebrate Chabad's annual 'Shluchim Banquet'

Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries and their supporters cap off an inspirational banquet with joyous dancing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2018, 12:46 PM

Thousands of Chabad emissaries pray after Pittsburgh massacre

Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries from around the world meet for group photo at 770 in Brooklyn, week after deadly Pittsburgh synagogue attack.Yoni Kempinski, 11/4/2018, 5:41 PM

Liberman lobbying top politicos to support Moshe Leon

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman, a key Leon backer, lobbies senior haredi politicos to support Leon in Jerusalem runoff.Tzvi Lev, 11/3/2018, 8:05 PM

Police arrest nine haredim during anti-draft protest

Yerushalmi Faction takes to the streets. Police arrest nine and are using crowd dispersal means to disperse clash.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2018, 8:22 PM

Extremist haredi protesters to shut down Bnei Brak on Thursday

Yerushalmi Faction launches fresh wave of riots over yeshiva student arrested for draft dodging.Tzvi Lev, 11/1/2018, 4:02 PM

Defeated Beit Shemesh mayor concedes mayoral race

Following shock defeat to National-Religious candidate Aliza Bloch, Beit Shemesh Mayor Moshe Abutbul thanks supporters, may leave politics.Tzvi Lev, 11/1/2018, 2:38 PM

Thousands at haredi support rally for Moshe Leon

Shas and Degel Hatorah parties throw huge rally calling on haredi community to vote for Jerusalem mayoral candidate Moshe Leon.Tzvi Lev, 10/26/2018, 2:26 PM

Yerushalmi Faction to launch Shabbat protests

Radical anti-draft haredi group vows to launch wave of protests after plainclothes policemen arrest faction member for draft dodging.Tzvi Lev, 10/25/2018, 6:28 PM

Did J'lem mayoral candidate trade draft bill for haredi support?

Recording suggests mayoral candidate Moshe Leon got haredi support in exchange for Liberman giving Draft Law go-ahead.Tzvi Lev, 10/25/2018, 5:45 PM

'Yeshiva stabber' acquitted

Court acquits yeshiva student who repeatedly stabbed peer, finds he was in 'psychotic state', cannot be held responsible for actions.David Rosenberg, 10/22/2018, 10:36 AM

Did IDF officer open fire in Meah Sharim?

IDF, police release conflicting reports on whether IDF officer injured by mob of rioters in haredi neighborhood fired shots.David Rosenberg, 10/22/2018, 9:54 AM

Aryeh Deri infuriated: 'They stole the elections'

Shas leader goes on the attack after haredi infighting disqualifies leading Shas mayoral candidate in Elad.Tzvi Lev, 10/19/2018, 10:20 AM

Hasidic US judge sets high bail NY Muslim who attacked Jew

Hassidic Judge Rachel Freier orders large bail for Muslim suspect after brutal assault on 62 year-old Jew earlier this week.Tzvi Lev, 10/18/2018, 7:41 PM

'Torah study eliminates need for smoke detectors'

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky dismisses need to prevent next fire tragedy, says Torah study provides enough protection.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/17/2018, 12:48 PM

Attack on Brooklyn Hassidic man case of mistaken identity?

62-year-old Lipa Schwartz brutally beaten in what appears to be case of mistaken identity. 'I'll never forget the trauma'.David Rosenberg, 10/15/2018, 10:37 AM

Haredi faction won't attempt to bring down Netanyahu government

Council of Torah Sages to call on MKs to oppose current version of Draft Law - but not to topple coalition over the bill.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/14/2018, 10:59 PM

Haredi family hospitalized after opening Ali Express order

Suspicious substance found in packages ordered online by haredi family in Beitar Illit, south of Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 10/14/2018, 7:27 PM

Haredi immigrant from US becomes IDF paratrooper

Shmuel Mishori, 30, fulfills dream to become a combat soldier in the Paratrooper Brigade.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/14/2018, 9:19 AM

Court finds hassidic man not guilty of beating African American

New York court says no evidence man beat victim while he walking down the street in Williamsburg back in 2013.Tzvi Lev, 10/11/2018, 7:01 PM

Watch: Illegal Torah celebration leaves 1 arrested in Boro Park

Celebration escorting Torah scroll turns ugly when NYPD orders unauthorized march to disperse. Police need additional units to handle riot.Tzvi Lev, 10/8/2018, 10:04 AM

Bnei Brak will cut water supply to Shabbat construction project

Bnei Brak municipality furious over Shabbat light rail construction says it will cut water supply to the project.Tzvi Lev, 10/4/2018, 5:27 PM

Watch: Belz hasidim hold Sukkot celebration

Thousands of Belz hasidim participate in 'Simchat Beit Hashoeva' celebration in Jerusalem.Ben Shaul, 9/27/2018, 7:29 PM

12 injured after sukkah collapses in Monsey

Major disaster narrowly averted after balcony in heavily Jewish town collapses.Tzvi Lev, 9/27/2018, 3:54 PM

Quadruplets born to newlywed haredi couple

A year after her wedding, haredi woman gives birth to quadruplets.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2018, 11:23 AM

'He wanted to sanctify God's name with music'

Victim of deadly hit-and-run by Spanish report identified as haredi pianist Haim Tukachinsky.David Rosenberg, 9/25/2018, 1:54 PM

Lapid vows to take 'heavy hand' against haredi protesters

Ex-Finance Minister Yair Lapid says if elected PM, he will use a 'heavy hand' against haredi protesters.David Rosenberg, 9/23/2018, 4:05 PM

Shabbat demonstration: Thousand protest despite rabbis' call

Despite call by rabbis, few thousand Bnei Brak residents protest Shabbat light rail work.Ben Shaul, 9/23/2018, 7:50 AM

Haredi Israeli radio fined for excluding women

Court orders Kol Barama radio station to donate $280,000 to women's groups.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2018, 12:10 AM

New York town reportedly buying up property to keep Hasidim out

Town supervisor says municipality buying up properties to keep out Hasidim. 'People scared half to death by Hasidic expansion.'JTA, 9/16/2018, 6:25 PM

Haredi MK: Lower cost of afternoon programs for haredim

Haredi MK asks Education Minister to lower cost of afternoon programs for haredi families living in high-SES cities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2018, 9:19 AM

Attorney General halts appointment of rabbinical judges

A-G Mandelblit halts promotion of chief rabbis' relatives after management of the rabbinical court fails to meet Justice Ministry's demands.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2018, 2:43 PM

Attacks on Hasidic women continue over Rosh Hashanah

Members of Hasidic sect in central Israel say they are pelted with eggs every Shabbat and holiday. 'It's a terrifying experience.'David Rosenberg, 9/12/2018, 1:46 PM

Haredi municipality to make Internet services available

Bnei Brak inaugurates unique initiative to make municipal and government services accessible to public.Mordechai Sones, 9/9/2018, 11:53 AM

A haredi mayor for Jerusalem?

Haredi candidate Yossi Deitch has commanding lead in race for mayor of Israel's capital, poll shows.Gary Willig, 9/7/2018, 10:59 AM

J'lem mayoral candidate forced out of neighborhood

Haredi candidate for mayor of Jerusalem says he 'fears for his life', was forced to abandon apartment following harassment by Neturei Karta.David Rosenberg, 9/7/2018, 8:41 AM

Ponovezh Yeshiva hall closed following brawl

Israeli police break up large fight between students at leading Lithuanian haredi yeshiva after feuding factions used tear gas.Gary Willig, 9/6/2018, 9:42 PM