Do banks discriminate against customers with 'kosher' phones?

Banks require customers to enter codes received via text message, haredi MK gets mad, calls it 'discrimination.'Michal Levi, Monday, 3:28 PM

Bedouin man gets 10 months for sexually assaulting haredi girl

Man convicted of sexually assaulting 15-year old girl in Beitar given 10 months in jail, his friend just 3 months community service.David Rosenberg, Monday, 3:03 PM

New Hebrew-German prayer book in memory of Holocaust victims

Berlin rabbi publishes Hebrew-German prayer book in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day.Chana Roberts, Monday, 11:36 AM

Anti-Zionist radicals protest on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Some 200 members of Yerushalmi Faction hold anti-draft demonstration in front of home of haredi man involved in IDF recruitment.Michal Levy, Monday, 10:47 AM

'Shas has done nothing to protect Shabbat!'

Dean of Bnei Brak yeshiva slams Shas chief for inaction against stores opening on Shabbat.Ben Shaul, Monday, 10:43 AM

Likud MK to negotiate Shabbat deal

Netanyahu appoints Likud minister to negotiate with haredi parties, find way to prevent stores opening on Shabbat from becoming a trend.Ben Shaul, Monday, 10:06 AM

'Better for your children to die than to join the IDF'

Anti-Zionist rabbi tells parents that their sons' deaths would be preferable to their enlisting in the Israeli army.David Rosenberg, Friday, 12:39 PM

28 arrested in crackdown on anti-Zionist radicals

Police operation against anti-draft Yerushalmi Faction nets 28 suspects, including senior members of 'Hapeles' newspaper.David Rosenberg, 4/18/2017, 8:00 AM

Haredi extremists block main artery, MK Forer: 'hooligans'

Hundreds of Jerusalem Faction members demonstrate Thursday near Hadarim jail to protest arrest of army deserter. MK Forer: 'hooligans'.Ido Ben Porat, 4/13/2017, 7:47 PM

Religious soldier attacked by haredi deserters

Haredim curse, chase, and throw objects at kippah-wearing IDF soldier.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2017, 10:33 AM

Yeshiva maintenance worker charged with molestation

Police arrest Jerusalem yeshiva worker on charges of molesting minors.Ido Ben Porat, 4/10/2017, 9:33 AM

Indictment filed against haredi traffic blockers

Jerusalem District Attorney files indictment against nine haredi protesters.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 4/9/2017, 2:14 PM

Haredi boy dies after elevator accident

10-year-old haredi boy dies in hospital after suffocating in an elevator in Beit Shemesh.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 4/7/2017, 9:47 PM

A haredi writer's open letter to anti-IDF rioters

Yerushalmi Faction riots lead haredi writer to ask: How many enemies to the Torah way of life have you created?Isaac Kohn, 4/7/2017, 11:48 AM

Rabbi Berland released from prison

After five months in prison for sex crimes, Breslov rabbi and yeshiva dean released.David Rosenberg, 4/6/2017, 10:28 PM

Watch: Anti-Zionist extremists attack undercover cop

Eight arrested for attacking cop disguised as haredi soldier in Meah Sharim neighborhood of Jerusalem.Ido Ben Porat, 4/6/2017, 4:23 PM

Arrested for spitting, throwing eggs at soldier

Haredi youth arrested in J'lem on suspicions of attacking a passing soldier. Police will request an extension of his arrest.Yedidya Ben Or, 4/6/2017, 9:20 AM

Community service for haredi man who cursed IDF soldier

A father of 6 insulted a soldier who came to the synagogue, and became agitated in the police station, calling officers 'Amalekites.'Ido ben Porat, 4/5/2017, 4:09 PM

'Haredim are constantly fighting each other over everything'

Rabbi Meir Mazuz says divisiveness harming haredi community, slams radical anti-draft 'Yerushalmi Faction'.Michal Levy, 4/2/2017, 4:03 PM

'Coalition with Lapid and haredi parties cannot be ruled out'

UTJ MK slams haredi extremists for comparing government to Hitler, says haredi parties joining coalition with Yesh Atid not impossible.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2017, 4:12 PM

Watch: Thousands of haredim protest in Jerusalem

Thousands of anti-draft demonstrators are gathered in central Jerusalem. Traffic is blocked in the surrounding area.Hezki Baruch, 3/28/2017, 8:28 PM

Satmar Rebbe blasts anti-draft demonstrations

Leader of anti-Zionist hassidic sect condemns road-blockings by Yerushalmi Faction against draft of yeshiva students.Ben Shaul, 3/28/2017, 10:39 AM

Watch: Haredi soldier fights back against extremist

Extremist in Meah Shearim gets more than he bargained for when he harasses haredi soldier.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2017, 8:52 PM

Extremists call for death of officer over haredi enlistment

Haredi extremists place leaflets praying for the death of officer involved in haredi enlistment outside his parents' house.Gary Willig, 3/26/2017, 8:40 PM

Haredi parties: No to early elections

Shas, UTJ announce they will oppose any efforts to initiate early elections amid polling suggesting Yesh Atid would defeat Likud.Hezki Baruch, 3/26/2017, 8:00 PM

Deri looks to speed up construction of new haredi city

'Historic' establishment of haredi town to be accelerated, with housing units to be marketed this year.Michal Levy, 3/24/2017, 11:00 AM

Campaign calls on haredi women to harass defense officials

Haredi magazine publishes names and phone numbers of defense officials, calls on haredi women to launch campaign against haredi enlistment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2017, 10:35 AM

'Stay off the Jerusalem-Tel Aviv highway tonight''

Extremist haredi faction warns travelers to stay off Route 1, blocks roads in Jerusalem in protest against detention of draft dodgers.Gary Willig, 3/23/2017, 8:35 PM

Haredi anti-draft activists claim victory after protests

Police won't transfer draft dodgers to military police, despite regulations to the contrary.Yoel Domb, 3/21/2017, 9:05 AM

Reason for demonstrations: Arrest of haredi draft dodgers

Dozens of Jerusalem Faction members demonstrate at Jerusalem, Beit Dagan and Reem junctions. Police dispersed demonstrators.Michal Levy, 3/20/2017, 6:59 PM

'Purim supervisory checks were a mistake'

Education Minister Bennett admits mistake, promises replacement supervisory checks for haredi yeshivas.Michal Levi, 3/20/2017, 1:20 PM

Bnei Brak preschool teachers try to strike, court intervenes

Bnei Brak rabbinical court orders preschool teachers not to strike, municipality slams preschool teachers for opening work debate.Ben Shaul, 3/20/2017, 9:01 AM

Haredi anti-draft activists: The Torah tells us to protest

Extremist haredi faction calls fight against detention of draft dodgers 'war against Amalek.'Gary Willig, 3/19/2017, 10:03 PM

'Those who put up the dolls are suspected of inciting violence'

State attorney approves police investigation on suspicions that dolls put up on Purim incite violence against haredi soldiers.Haim Lev, 3/17/2017, 8:31 AM

Haredim demonstrate after arrest of draft dodger

Hundreds of extremist haredim protest around the country after haredi draft dodger arrested on Purim.Michal Levy, 3/15/2017, 7:51 PM

'If you don't approve rabbis' demand, we won't support budget'

Haredi party to prevent Jerusalem city budget from passing unless restaurants that open on Shabbat are banned from placing tables outside.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2017, 1:28 PM

Teenage yeshiva students exempted from National Insurance tax

Ministerial Committee for Legislation approves Shas MK's law exempting yeshiva students under age 19 from paying NII premiums.Haim Lev, 3/15/2017, 9:51 AM

Yeshivas exempted from municipal taxes

Bill giving religious institutions exemption from arnona municipal tax passed in Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 3/14/2017, 9:19 PM

Haredi leader blasts extremists, issues synagogue ban

'This place is open to all Jews. Those who try to ruin it can never be forgiven and are banned from our synagogue.'Michal Levy, 3/14/2017, 7:35 PM

Police to investigate incitement against haredi soldiers

After radicals hang haredi soldiers in effigy, AG approves first-ever investigation into incitement against religious soldiers.David Rosenberg, 3/13/2017, 2:57 PM

Extremists hang faux haredi soldiers

Eida Haharedit youth hang dummies dressed as haredi soldiers.Michal Levy, 3/13/2017, 1:40 PM

Yeshiva students ordered to report for draft - on Purim

Haredi yeshiva students say Defense Ministry has ordered them to show up at induction centers during the Purim holiday.David Rosenberg, 3/10/2017, 10:01 AM

Haredi MK: Super-Pharm violates Sabbath

Health Minister Litzman claims Israeli pharmacy chain abuses gov't approval to sell medicines on Saturday, says he's turned to lawyers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2017, 9:39 AM

Report: More yeshiva students, fewer haredi women working

New official statistics show rise in number of married yeshiva students, drop in number of working haredi women.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2017, 8:11 AM

Government to add 52 million NIS to yeshiva budget

Government adds money for growing yeshivas, Meretz MK blames government for 'burning' secular money.Ben Shaul, 3/5/2017, 10:03 AM

Bnei Brak rabbis: No toy explosives this Purim

In rare move, haredi rabbis tell followers to report other haredim to police.Michal Levi, 3/4/2017, 8:44 PM

Stringent haredi group: No soldier or police costumes on Purim

Eida Haharedit group says IDF costumes caused 'wicked draft decree.'Michal Levi, 3/4/2017, 7:42 PM

Haredim to protest Sabbath desecration in Jerusalem on Saturday

Eida Haredit announces demonstration against Sabbath desecration in Jerusalem this coming Saturday.Gary Willig, 3/2/2017, 5:42 PM

Haredi principal arrested for money laundering

Authorities arrest haredi dean upon arrival in Israel, community says it's being 'chased.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2017, 9:08 AM

Haredim to Barkat: No Shabbat, no budget

Jerusalem city council members demand mayor end Shabbat desecration by municipality, threaten to block budget.Michal Levy, 2/27/2017, 10:52 AM

Man found dead after shooting in Beitar synagogue

Rescue workers alerted after shots heard in Matmidim synagogue in Beitar, south of Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 2/26/2017, 10:03 PM

A fashion show - also in the haredi world

Haredi models on fashion runways? Haredi fashion show in Jerusalem makes it possible.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2017, 6:22 AM

'Choke the haredim out of our neighborhood'

Community Administrator for Jerusalem neighborhood calls for campaign to 'strangle' haredi community, drive them out of Kiryat Yovel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/21/2017, 11:35 AM

How much does the campaign against haredi soldiers cost?

Fundraising pamphlet distributed in US to support effort to shame haredi soldiers reveals expenses of 'hardak' campaign.Haim Lev, 2/20/2017, 12:11 PM

Poll: Haredim oppose IDF draft - and shaming of haredi soldiers

Survey shows 78% of haredi Jews in Israel oppose draft of yeshiva students. Large majority also opposes campaign to shame haredi soldiers.David Rosenberg, 2/17/2017, 2:13 PM

Haredi passengers refuse to sit next to women during flight

Flight from Tel Aviv to London delayed after small group of haredim refused to sit next to women. Police called to plane after landing.JTA, 2/16/2017, 4:12 AM

Court files indictment against haredi yeshiva dean

Court places haredi yeshiva dean from central Israel under house arrest for criminal acts against minors., 2/15/2017, 12:04 PM