Haredi parties demand Netanyahu censure Liberman

The haredi UTJ Knesset faction demands that Netanyahu censure Liberman for attending anti-Shabbat provocation in Ashdod.Tzvi Lev, Yesterday, 8:05 AM

A heartbreaking funeral

Father of child run over by bus says, 'I didn't know I was taking you to the heavenly yeshiva.'Uzi Baruch, Friday, 11:22 AM

Son of hasidic rebbe gets divorced and engaged - on the same day

Hasidim shocked as son of sect leader announces engagement hours after divorcing first wife.Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 7:44 AM

Lost 'shtreimel' lands haredi man in IDF prison

22-year-old haredi man says it never crossed his mind that his missing traditional fur hat would land him in a prison cell.Tzvi Lev, Thursday, 10:31 AM

Rabbi David Yosef: 'MK Glick's religion is distorted'

Member of Shas' Council of Torah Sages attacks MK Yehuda Glick for refusing to vote for Supermarket Law during wife's Shiva mourning period.Tzvi Lev, Thursday, 9:06 AM

'My son is dying of cancer, how can you draft him?'

Family of haredi teen who died of cancer says army harassed them until days after his death, demanding he show up to draft office.David Rosenberg, Tuesday, 11:46 AM

Gur Hassidic movement bans emergency responders

Gur bans members from volunteering as paramedics or with police department, warns children of volunteers will be removed from school.David Rosenberg, Tuesday, 10:03 AM

Three haredim injured in accident in Hungary

Three haredim injured after their car overturned when they lost control of it.Chaim Lev, Monday, 5:28 AM

Deri: Eli Yishai will not return to Shas

Shas leader Aryeh Deri discounts rumors of former party leader Yishai's return, claims he will run with Likud. 'He will not return to Shas.'Tzvi Lev, 1/14/2018, 8:50 AM

'L'Chaim!' in the office of Rabbi Steinsaltz

Russia's Chief Rabbi visits great rabbinical commentator Rabbi Adin Even Yisrael Steinsaltz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2018, 12:34 AM

Why did Trump congratulate haredi couple at their wedding?

'Melania and I join you in celebrating this joyous occasion.'Tzvi Lev, 1/11/2018, 2:54 PM

Haredi stone-thrower arrested for attack on IDF soldier

Anti-draft extremist arrested in Beit Shemesh after stone-throwing attack causes IDF soldier to crash, injuring him.David Rosenberg, 1/8/2018, 10:28 PM

Bnei Brak lawsuit: Yeshiva student harassed others over 3 years

Conspiracy of silence? Allegations of sexual abuse and pedophilia at flagship haredi yeshiva.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2018, 2:30 PM

Jerusalem: 'Non-kosher' store vandalized

Vandals damage computer store which broke the rules of its haredi neighborhood.Michal Levi, 1/8/2018, 10:57 AM

Jerusalem Chief Rabbi asks to extend his term

Rabbi Shlomo Amar submits request to Chief Rabbinate Council to extend his term for another five years.Chaim Lev, 1/7/2018, 5:13 AM

Haredim desert El Al flight over concerns of Shabbat desecration

Haredim disembark after learning El Al flight may arrive in Israel after the start of Shabbat. Weather, not El Al, at fault.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2018, 10:34 AM

Shas MK denies reports that he's resigning

Religious Affairs Minister David Azoulay denies that he will turn Knesset seat over to his son. 'Media publishing baseless reports.'Tzvi Lev, 1/4/2018, 10:59 PM

Police demolish illegal Yerushalmi Faction synagogue

Police drag out worshipers holed up in illegal Jerusalem synagogue associated with the radical Yerushalmi Faction.Tzvi Lev, 1/4/2018, 3:00 PM

'Deri is a suicide bomber destroying the secular lifestyle'

Haaretz publisher defends cartoon portraying haredi minister as a suicide bomber.Tzvi Lev, 1/4/2018, 2:43 PM

Knesset approves haredi party's anti-discrimination bill

Bill to end cell phone discrimination passes preliminary reading.Haim Lev, 1/3/2018, 3:07 PM

Jerusalem Arabs arrested for assaulting haredi youths

Police nab two Jerusalem Arabs wanted for vicious attack on haredi youths.David Rosenberg, 1/2/2018, 12:03 PM

Extremists force Rabbi Shteinman memorial to change location

Memorial event for Rabbi Shteinman in England forced to move location after haredi extremists protest.Tzvi Lev, 12/31/2017, 4:51 PM

Were American Jews' kidneys stolen during trip to Mexico?

Report claims 4 haredim from New York area traveled to Mexico for 'bariatric surgery' - only to have their kidneys stolen.Tal Polon, 12/31/2017, 11:27 AM

Education rising, poverty dropping among haredim

New report shows startling new trends in the haredi community. Poverty and fertility rate dropping, more haredim getting university degrees.Tzvi Lev, 12/31/2017, 7:49 AM

'American Jews are undergoing silent Holocaust'

MK Yisrael Eichler says that Shabbat desecration is 'causing American Jews to disappear'.Tzvi Lev, 12/28/2017, 5:48 PM

US haredim compensating Yerushalmi Faction for damaged clothes

Jewish anti-Zionists in US pay for new clothes for radical Yerushalmi Faction members sprayed by police 'Skunk' device at anti-IDF protests.Tzvi Lev, 12/28/2017, 2:57 PM

'Do you want haredim to remain in ghettos?'

Supreme Court slams university staff protesting separate classes accommodating haredi men and women.Michal Levy, 12/28/2017, 11:55 AM

Leading haredi rabbi meets special needs yeshiva students

Rabbi Gershon Edelstein welcomes adolescents studying in special needs yeshiva.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2017, 9:49 AM

12 arrested in fake yeshiva mega-fraud case

Beit Shemesh suspects create fake yeshiva with fake students to take government money.Gary Willig, 12/27/2017, 3:48 PM

'Interior Minister needs to listen to the experts'

Former MK Eli Yishai warns Interior Minister Deri that if the Supermarket Law's issues aren't fixed, the Supreme Court may shoot it down.Michal Levi, 12/27/2017, 3:13 PM

More haredi soldiers requesting uniform exemptions

Justice Minister Shaked praises Netzah Yehuda for aiding haredi IDF soldiers.Orly Harari, 12/27/2017, 2:11 PM

Haredi MK: I hate the Religious Zionist leadership

Chairman of Finance Committee Moshe Gafni blasts National Religious movement's leaders.David Rosenberg, 12/26/2017, 3:01 PM

Watch: Kaliver Rebbe's special video message to President Trump

'Don't worry, Trump,' says Grand Rabbi of Kaliver and Holocaust survivor Menachem Mendel Taub, praising president for Jerusalem declaration.David Rosenberg, 12/25/2017, 2:52 PM

An end to discrimination against 'kosher phone' users?

New bill aims to force cell phone companies to call, not text, before raising prices.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2017, 1:47 PM

Report: Haredim marrying later - to build their careers

A new report found that the number of haredim delaying marriage has skyrocketed. 'This is a massive change.'Tzvi Lev, 12/24/2017, 8:05 PM

Haredi extremists protest Knesset committee tour

Knesset Committee on the Status of Women tours Beit Shemesh neighborhood where extremists refuse to obey court order to remove modesty signsArutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2017, 5:16 PM

Haredi man arrested after hit and run in Kiryas Joel

Man charged with fleeing scene after striking eight-year-old child with his vehicle in New York hasidic enclave.Tzvi Lev, 12/24/2017, 9:25 AM

Leading haredi rabbi calls for fasting over drought

Leading haredi rabbi calls for public fast day over lack of rainfall in Israel. 'The Holy One is angry at us.'Tzvi Lev, 12/24/2017, 8:24 AM

'I saw Dad running back into the fire to save them'

Teen survivor of tragic Brooklyn house fire recalls father's attempts to save family. 'I tried to go inside, but everything was burning.'David Rosenberg, 12/22/2017, 9:34 AM

Watch: Family and supporters celebrate Rubashkin's release

Family and supporters dance as Sholom Rubashkin's release announced.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2017, 1:01 AM

Haredi scholars ascend Temple Mount in honor of Rabbi Shteinman

50 haredim led by rabbinical scholars ascend Temple Mount and complete Talmud tractate to mark week following passing of Rabbi Shteinman.Shimon Cohen, 12/20/2017, 10:50 PM

Fire Department confirms Hanukkah menorah behind Brooklyn fire

Investigators confirm suspicions that Hanukkah menorah, left unattended overnight, was cause of tragic fire that killed 4 in Brooklyn.David Rosenberg, 12/19/2017, 10:36 AM

Thousands mourn at Brooklyn house fire victims' funeral

Remains of the four members of the Azan family killed Monday to be flown for burial in Israel.David Rosenberg, 12/19/2017, 9:41 AM

Rabbi Shteinman's family won't visit his grave on Hanukkah

Rabbi Gershon Edelstein tells family to recite Psalms, learn Torah, instead of visiting grave on Hanukkah, as is the custom.Ben Shaul, 12/18/2017, 1:01 PM

Deri blasts preferences for haredi soldiers

'We argued for over an hour'. Interior Minister opposes preferences for haredim who served in the IDF when hiring for public sector jobs.Michal Levi, 12/18/2017, 12:46 PM

7% of public service jobs to be reserved for haredim

Cabinet approves affirmative action for haredim, setting aside set number of public sector jobs for haredi sector.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2017, 4:42 PM

Attempted kidnapping of Jewish child in Borough Park

Police arrest man who allegedly tried to lure a young boy into his car in New York haredi enclave.Tzvi Lev, 12/17/2017, 7:41 AM

Haredi former MK: Secular Israel should also miss Rav Shteinman

Haredi former MK Dov Lipman says 'all of Israel' owes Rabbi Shteinman a debt of gratitude for his contribution to the IDF.Dov Lipman, 12/15/2017, 1:49 PM

Rabbi Shteinman credited with enlistment of 15,000 soldiers

Founder of the haredi Netzah Yehuda Battalion says Rabbi Shteinman blessed the initiative, valued unity above all else.Benny Toker, 12/15/2017, 12:08 PM

Court orders eviction of world's largest Chabad yeshiva

Chabad Yeshiva in Tzfat to be forcibly evacuated after court rules against the institution in custody battle.Tzvi Lev, 12/14/2017, 7:36 PM

Aryeh Deri denies that Shas will run with Eli Yishai

Shas head denies swirling rumors that it will run with former leader Eli Yishai's Yahad party. 'We don't need reinforcements.'Tzvi Lev, 12/14/2017, 5:46 PM

Haredi radicals defame Rabbi Shteinman, celebrate his death

Radical Yerushalmi Faction hangs up posters celebrating the death of Rabbi Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman, slam him as a 'hater of Israel'.Tzvi Lev, 12/14/2017, 4:19 PM

Beit Shemesh attempts to remove 'modesty' signs

For the second time in a week, Beit Shemesh's municipality removes 'modesty' signs, only to find them immediately replaced.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2017, 11:02 AM

Hundreds of thousands gather for Rabbi Shteinman's funeral

Mourners gather in Bnei Brak to pay their final respects to the late Rabbi Aharon Leib Shteinman.Yoni Kempinski, 12/12/2017, 12:05 PM

Hundreds of thousands expected at Rabbi Shteinman's funeral

Funeral procession to depart at 12 pm from the rabbi's home in Bnei Brak.Michal Levy, 12/12/2017, 10:28 AM

'Rabbi Shteinman carried entire Jewish people on his shoulders'

President eulogizes Rabbi Shteinman: 'He gave thousands of people direction in their lives. His wisdom was second only to his humility.'David Rosenberg, 12/12/2017, 8:35 AM

Rabbi Shteinman passes away at age 104

Leading haredi rabbinic figure passes away Tuesday morning following sudden deterioration of his condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2017, 8:07 AM