Haredi women killed in bus crash

Two women killed in massive traffic accident en route to Jerusalem from haredi city of Modiin Illit.David Rosenberg, Sunday, 3:56 PM

'Haredim trying to turn Israel into a halachic state'

Yisrael Beytenu leader Avigdor Liberman launches attack on haredi political parties, says views on religious issues 'delusional'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/1/2019, 9:45 AM

Att'y General will only publish Deri decision after elections

Mandelblit waiting on Deri indictment, despite fears by Shas that Mandelblit would announce decision shortly before elections.Tzvi Lev, 2/1/2019, 7:56 AM

Two Jewish men violently beaten in Crown Heights

Two Jewish men violently beaten by a gang in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. Two of the attackers caught.Michal Levy, 1/31/2019, 12:48 AM

Women power: Chabad emissaries gather in New York

More than 3,000 women arrived in New York to participate in the conference of Chabad-Lubavitch women emissaries.Ido Ben Porat, 1/30/2019, 1:12 AM

The New Right reaches out to the haredi community

A Bnei Brak parlor meeting provides a window into Bennett and Shaked's efforts to target moderate haredim.Tzvi Lev, 1/24/2019, 9:39 PM

From Palestinian Arab to haredi yeshiva student

After Ibrahim became Avraham and adopted a religious Jewish lifestyle, he was expelled from Israel, living homeless for months.David Rosenberg, 1/23/2019, 11:19 AM

Shas chief: We'll back Netanyahu as PM - even if he's indicted

Aryeh Deri says Shas won't back attempt to form center-left coalition, even if PM is indicted. 'We are Netanyahu's most dependable allies.'Hezki Baruch, 1/22/2019, 1:54 PM

Shas spiritual leader hospitalized

Top rabbi of Shas party and successor to Rabbi Ovadia Yosef hospitalized after fall.Ben Shaul, 1/20/2019, 10:01 PM

Supreme Court: Haredi draft deferments to remain in place

Yeshiva students breathe sigh of relief as Supreme Court accepts request to push off nullification of draft law until after elections.David Rosenberg, 1/20/2019, 9:09 PM

UTJ reaches agreement on Knesset list

Agudat Yisrael to receive first position, Degel Hatorah second, in United Torah Judaism's list for the upcoming elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2019, 4:00 PM

Haredi entrepreneurs forging their own start-up culture

Haredi start-ups, tech sector, growing across Israel, with plans for expansion to New York, London.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/9/2019, 2:35 PM

United Torah Judaism to split up

Party officials say breakup is part of standard procedure prior to new elections, won't affect negotiations for new joint run.David Rosenberg, 1/9/2019, 9:47 AM

Hasidic community becomes first official haredi US town

Kiryas Joel in New York splits from Town of Monroe, renamed town of Palm Tree.Ben Ariel, 1/7/2019, 2:30 AM

Report: Eli Yishai sought to run with Shas

Former Shas leader and Deri rival asked Shas spiritual leader if his slate could run with Shas to reverse electoral implosion.Tzvi Lev, 1/4/2019, 8:57 AM

A female haredi MK - in Labor Party?

Activist who founded all-female party in haredi town to run in Labor Party's primaries in bid for Knesset seat.David Rosenberg, 1/3/2019, 7:39 PM

Shas lawmakers oppose plan to merge with UTJ

Shas MKs say initiative to run together with their Ashkenazic counterparts would destroy Shas' unique identity, pledge to oppose the move.Tzvi Lev, 1/3/2019, 7:15 PM

Haredi party considering split

In wake of Zionist Union's breakup, United Torah Judaism's Degel Hatorah faction considering split from Agudat Yisrael for solo run.David Rosenberg, 1/2/2019, 7:42 AM

Chief Rabbi of Rosh Ha’ayin dies at 74

Rabbi Azaria Basis, Chief Rabbi of Rosh Ha’ayin and leader of Yemenite Jewish community, dies at 74.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2018, 11:51 PM

Mazal Tov! Another granddaughter for the Prime Minister

Prime Minister Netanyahu’s haredi daughter, Noa Netanyahu-Roth, gave birth to a girl Sunday night.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2018, 2:19 PM

Ambassador Friedman meets leading haredi rabbi

US Ambassador David Friedman visits home of prominent haredi Torah sage and leading halakhic authority Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2018, 11:50 PM

Despite all the limitations: Haredim favor integration

New survey reveals 84% of haredi public believes integrating children with disabilities into regular classes contributes to their children.Mordechai Sones, 12/24/2018, 8:51 PM

Coalition mulls future of haredi draft law - without haredi MKs

As gov't prepares to resume talks over haredi draft law, Netanyahu gathers coalition leaders. But haredi MKs say they will boycott meeting.David Rosenberg, 12/24/2018, 10:15 AM

Bnei Brak to give IDF reservists tax discounts

In a first, haredi city to give IDF reservists discounts on property tax.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2018, 8:07 AM

Number of yeshiva students surges to record high

Nearly 125,000 full-time students registered in Israeli yeshivas in 2017 - nearly one-third more than in 2014.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2018, 9:52 AM

'Home Alone' in J'lem?: Haredi girl helps nab burglar

12-year-old Jerusalem girl tips off police after man claiming to be plumber breaks into her house during series of burglaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2018, 10:27 AM

Haredi youth freed after racism ruled out in assault on Arab

Days after haredi youths stabbed, beat Arab bus driver, court orders key suspect freed after ruling assault was not nationalistic.David Rosenberg, 12/18/2018, 8:35 AM

Haredi draft opponents gear up for protest rally

'Yerushalmi Faction' plans major protest after haredi draft dodger's arrest extended.David Rosenberg, 12/10/2018, 1:14 PM

Yerushalmi Faction vs. Bnei Brak over synagogue in public area

Bnei Brak wants to evacuate synagogue, promising alternate structure, but Yerushalmi Faction threatens action against evacuation.Mordechai Sones, 12/9/2018, 1:56 PM

Israeli measles epidemic spreads to London

London haredi community hit by outbreak of measles, following epidemic in Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 12/5/2018, 9:47 AM

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