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

Agudath Yisrael to change bylaw barring women from running

Faction tells High Court it will change statute barring women from running for political office amid ruling that ban is discriminatory.Tzvi Lev, 9/3/2018, 4:45 PM

Report: Haredi parties to demand changes to Draft Law

New report details haredi parties' requirements for approving Draft Law.Ben Shaul, 9/3/2018, 11:09 AM

Watch: Violence in elite haredi Yeshiva continues

Police make arrests in Ponovezh Yeshiva's study hall after internal violence spirals out of control.Tzvi Lev, 9/3/2018, 9:52 AM

'Yeshiva stabber' to be charged with attempted murder

Student in Kiryat Sefer yeshiva who stabbed fellow student to be charged with attempted murder, police announce.David Rosenberg, 9/2/2018, 9:18 PM

Campaign to increase enlistment - in haredi media?

Defense establishment, IDF seek to allay fears army service conflict with religious lifestyle with new campaign in haredi media.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2018, 1:00 PM

Education Minister: Most haredim want the core curriculum

Education Minister Bennett says most haredim want their children to learn English, math, but Ministry isn't prepared to provide it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2018, 9:07 AM

Kashrut supervisor caught smuggling 28 liters of date rape drug

Police foil massive shipment of date rape drug concealed in water jugs. Police: 'This was a huge quantity of high dangerous material.'Tzvi Lev, 8/30/2018, 9:04 PM

Bnei Brak throws special-needs students out onto the street

Municipality throws children with special needs out of their school building in defiance of court ruling issued yesterday.Gary Willig, 8/30/2018, 8:14 PM

Judge orders haredi stabber sent for additional evaluation

Haredi stabbers friends and attorneys say that suspect suffered from severe mental problems prior to attack at Kiryat Sefer yeshiva.Tzvi Lev, 8/30/2018, 6:40 PM

Watch: Mass brawl rips through Ponovezh Yeshiva

Tables and bookholders fly, as rival factions in flagship Lithuanian Yeshiva fight violent turf war over main study hall.Tzvi Lev, 8/30/2018, 2:55 PM

Monsey residents suspected of defrauding $14 million arrested

Seven Rockland County directors suspected of committing fraud with government program funds to increase access to computers and Internet.Mordechai Sones, 8/30/2018, 12:21 PM

'My children weren't accepted to school because they're black'

Black rapper who converted to Judaism and moved to Israel says haredi school refused to accept his children due to the color of their skin.Ben Shaul, 8/30/2018, 10:25 AM

Passengers who were stood up by travel agent to receive refunds

Travel agency says flights to Uman were canceled, promises that affected customers will receive refunds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2018, 12:16 AM

Haredi MK: Argument over Draft Law is internal haredi matter

MK Gafni says PM Netanyahu gives coalition partners free hand to amend draft law, all arguments are within haredi community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2018, 11:54 AM

Travel agent disappears with passengers' cash

Travel agent who promised to purchase cheap tickets to Uman runs off with Breslov hasidims' money.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2018, 9:38 AM

2 arrested during demolition of J'lem synagogue

Jerusalem municipality orders demolition of illegally built synagogue; demonstrators clash with police, with two arrested.David Rosenberg, 8/28/2018, 12:05 PM

Haredi stabber sent for psychiatric evaluation

Court orders psychiatric evaluation for the haredi yeshiva student who stabbed study partner during Torah discussion.Tzvi Lev, 8/27/2018, 9:21 PM

Paramedic stopped by police after speeding to treat cop's dad

Manhunt ends after speeding paramedic found to be rushing to save policeman's father.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2018, 7:13 PM

Survey: Haredim believe academia helps them financially

Nearly half of haredim believe academic studies are worthwhile, improve earning ability, survey shows.Haim Lev, 8/27/2018, 6:57 PM

Haredi parents spend the least on private tutors

Less haredi parents spend money on private tutors for their children, survey shows.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2018, 2:03 PM

'Shabbat crisis? Fake news'

Senior UTJ official says haredi parties would not leave coalition over construction work on Tel Aviv bridge on Shabbat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2018, 5:26 PM

1 seriously wounded in stabbing in Kiryat Sefer yeshiva

17-year-old stabbed during apparent brawl in yeshiva in Modiin Illit's Kiryat Sefer neighborhood in southwestern Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2018, 3:28 PM

Wife of prominent Belz hasid dies from cardiac arrest

Zippora Feiga Kahana, a member of the Belz community in Jerusalem known for doing acts of kindness, dies at 55.Ben Shaul, 8/21/2018, 11:39 PM

Agudat Yisrael will run in one list; Degel threatening

Agudat Yisrael convenes, decides all factions will run one list to councils throughout country. Degel still threatens separate run.Mordechai Sones, 8/21/2018, 3:46 AM

Police probing major fraud in Rabbinate Kashrut certification

Authorities suspect high-level officials permitted ostensibly food to be imported from overseas in exchange for bribes.Tzvi Lev, 8/20/2018, 1:05 PM