Hasidic volunteers kicked out of a major NY hospital

'Bikur Cholim' Hasidic visitation group says NYU trying to hide changes to 'end of life' care by booting visitors to hospital.Debra Nussbaum Cohen, 5/23/2018, 11:55 AM

Satmar Rebbe: 'Tear your garment' over Netanyahu

Satmar Rebbe calls PM 'head of the heretics,' says whoever heard his speech at US embassy opening 'should have torn his garment.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2018, 2:10 PM

8-year-old killed in Beitar Illit accident

Boy from predominantly haredi town south of Jerusalem dead following accident.David Rosenberg, 5/17/2018, 8:46 PM

Haredim protest Nationality Law

Knesset works to adjust Nationality Law as haredi parties claim violation of agreement.Ben Shaul, 5/16/2018, 4:14 PM

Lawsuit targets haredi apartment policies in London

Non-Jewish families sue to be able to buy discounted apartment in haredi neighborhood in London. 'They can buy apartments 2 streets over.'Gary Willig, 5/11/2018, 12:17 PM

Hassidic leader: The state has no right to call itself 'Israel'

Vizhnitz Grand Rabbi says Israel not a Jewish state after Giro d'Italia bike race caused widespread mass public Shabbat desecration.Tzvi Lev, 5/10/2018, 7:46 PM

Report: Some haredi travelers duped into smuggling drugs

A new report sheds light on the phenomenon of haredim being exploited to smuggle drugs into Israel.Tzvi Lev, 5/10/2018, 4:30 PM

Leading Australia Chabad rabbi passes away

Rabbi Sholom Dov Ber Hakohen Gutnick, who was instrumental in building and leading Austraila's institutions, passes away at 94.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2018, 6:41 AM

Will daily passes include both Friday and Saturday?

Yeshiva students tell haredi MK: Daily passes not usable on both Friday and Saturday.Michal Levi, 5/7/2018, 12:45 PM

Haredi businessmen are threatening yeshiva deans, says rabbi

Sephardic-haredi rabbi says prominent religious businessmen demanding yeshiva deans not criticize IDF service in talks with their students.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2018, 8:45 AM

9 'Matmidim' members busted for defrauding state of millions

Jerusalem court convicts nine haredim for inflating a number of students studying at a Yeshiva in order to obtain fraudulent benefits.Tzvi Lev, 5/6/2018, 5:22 PM

Haredim demand answers on mass Shabbat desecration

Gafni, Litzman, ask Netanyahu why Giro d'Italia bike race enabled widespread institutional Shabbat desecration.Tzvi Lev, 5/6/2018, 3:48 PM

Rabbi Eliyahu says to 'keep away from Berland like fire'

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu explains why he banned convicted sexual offender Rabbi Eliezer Berland from attending Lag Baomer celebration in Meron.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2018, 3:21 PM

Deri doesn't rule out supporting Eli Yishai for Jerusalem mayor

Deri does not rule out nominating nemesis Eli Yishai to run for mayor of Jerusalem as Shas representative.Tzvi Lev, 5/3/2018, 2:40 PM

Deri held secret meeting in attempt to reverse Shas' decline

Report says Shas leader convened secret meeting in order to reverse faction's plummet in the polls and battle talk of Eli Yishai's return.Tzvi Lev, 5/1/2018, 2:54 PM

Haredi MK's grandson arrested for drug smuggling

Grandson of haredi MK arrested at Ben Gurion Airport after authorities catch him with 11 kilograms of cocaine.Tzvi Lev, 5/1/2018, 2:07 PM

Vandals desecrate Jerusalem synagogue

Holy books, walls defaced in Sephardi synagogue at border of Kiryat Yovel and Bayit Vagan. Eruv deliberately cut.Gary Willig, 4/29/2018, 6:29 PM

Haredi radicals heckle haredi MK

UTJ MK Menachem Porush heckled by extremist haredim as he attends circumcision in Bet Shemesh.Tzvi Lev, 4/29/2018, 4:42 PM

Borough Park rabbi settles case with Vermont Police

Charges dropped against Borough Park man at the center of controversial arrest by Vermont Police after he pays a $100 fine.Tzvi Lev, 4/29/2018, 2:46 PM

Eli Yishai: Rejoining Shas still a possibility

Former Shas leader says he is willing to merge his Yahad party with the Shas party for the sake of haredi unity.Gary Willig, 4/26/2018, 10:07 PM

'Rabbi Berland is a cult leader'

Police, NGO, trying to ban Rabbi Eliezer Berland from lighiting bonfire on Lag Baomer at Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai's tomb in Meron.Tzvi Lev, 4/26/2018, 9:51 PM

Anti-draft radical chased out of top yeshiva with tear gas, eggs

Students at prominent Kol Torah yeshiva infuriated after Yerushalmi Faction member visits, chase him out with eggs and tear gas.Tzvi Lev, 4/26/2018, 9:24 PM

'Calling haredi MKs blackmailers is incitement'

UTJ MK Uri Maklev says haredi Draft Law should be passed during the Knesset's summer session. 'Everyone knows the timetables.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2018, 5:46 PM

Unprecedented: Haredi to do National Service in the Mossad

Haredi National Service volunteer joins the Mossad, with a second volunteer expected to join him next year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2018, 2:08 PM

Toddler who died after being forgotten in car: Neria Tayyar

Name of 2-year-old who died after being left in a hot car for hours released. Time of funeral not set.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2018, 5:17 PM

Rabbi reveals: Putin loves matzah

Chief Rabbi of Russia, Rabbi Berel Lazar, reveals that Russian President has a special fondness for matzot and eats them all year long.Ben Shaul, 4/24/2018, 4:35 AM

Eli Yishai for Mayor of Jerusalem?

Sephardic rabbis reportedly pushing for Yahad party founder and former Shas chief Eli Yishai to run for Mayor of Jerusalem - on Shas ticket.David Rosenberg, 4/23/2018, 10:59 AM

Jewish man assaulted in Crown Heights

Jewish man beaten and choked while walking home from Shabbat services in Brooklyn.Ben Ariel, 4/22/2018, 11:39 PM

Police arrest haredi man who hit Beit Shemesh women with pipe

Extremist haredi man arrested after video showing him hitting women with pipe as part of 'modesty patrol' shocked the country.Tzvi Lev, 4/22/2018, 6:12 PM

Legal battle erupts between Mir Yeshiva and local businesses

Angry local store owners threaten to sue Mir Yeshiva for ordering establishments to close before 11 PM and reneging on agreements with them.Tzvi Lev, 4/22/2018, 4:09 PM

'Rabbinical' golf cart up for sale

Scooter used by the late Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, and later by Rabbi Shalom Cohen, to be auctioned in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2018, 2:19 PM

Court blocks freeze on civil service course for haredim

National Labor Court delays, until ruling on appeal, lower court decision ordering that course be frozen unless women included.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2018, 9:11 AM

UTJ denies it will start internal haredi rivalry in Beit Shemesh

Degel Hatorah wing of haredi UTJ party says rumors it will challenge Bet Shemesh's mayor are unfounded, matter is still undecided.Tzvi Lev, 4/22/2018, 7:50 AM

Yated Ne'eman: 'Haredim have nothing to celebrate'

Major haredi daily comes out in opposition to Yom Ha'atzmaut, says original leaders of Israel denied God and did not support Torah learning.Tzvi Lev, 4/19/2018, 2:57 PM

Poll: 48% of haredim stand silently during Memorial Day sirens

New poll shows over half of haredim respect the Memorial Day siren.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2018, 2:26 PM

9 injured during haredi anti-draft riots

Hundreds protest against IDF draft office in Jerusalem, clashing with police as officers hurl stun grenades at rioters. 4 officers injured.David Rosenberg, 4/16/2018, 9:26 AM

Judge regrets releasing burglar who killed haredi couple

Judge says he wished he had incarcerated Zakiyyah Steward, who killed engaged Jewish couple in a fiery car crash while driving drunk.Tzvi Lev, 4/15/2018, 4:19 PM

Survey: Almost half of haredim say they are 'Zionists'

'Zionist Index' of Israelis conducted ahead of Independence Day finds that 45% of haredim call themselves Zionists.Michal Levi, 4/15/2018, 2:57 PM

Prominent yeshiva fires rabbi for supporting Yerushalmi Faction

Internal haredi strife heats up, as Kol Hatorah Yeshiva decides to part ways with prominent rabbi over his open support of extremist group.Tzvi Lev, 4/15/2018, 8:07 AM

Satmar Rebbe: They think we're like the Taliban

Rabbi Aharon Teitelbaum praises New York State Senator for preventing forcing of secular subjects on hasidic schools.Gary Willig, 4/13/2018, 12:26 PM

Great-grandson of Gerrer Rebbe killed in traffic accident

1 killed, six injured when car carrying haredi students overturns on way back from Meron.Gary Willig, 4/13/2018, 10:03 AM

American Yerushalmi Faction agitator released from IDF jail

Aharon Bialah released from IDF prison after serving 20-day sentence for draft dodging. The arrest caused extremists to take to the streets.Tzvi Lev, 4/12/2018, 8:34 PM

Haredi rivalry in Beit Shemesh?

Sephardic Shas party anxiously awaits decision by UTJ counterparts whether to run own candidate for Beit Shemesh mayoral elections.Tzvi Lev, 4/12/2018, 4:54 PM

'Court decision detached from reality'

Regional Labor Court requires haredi women be included in training course for haredi men, despite that women's course is soon to open.Mordechai Sones, 4/9/2018, 10:58 PM

Video: Extremists besiege religious soldier

Extremist haredi youths turned violent at the sight of a kippah-wearing soldier in uniform. An eyewitness recounts the experience.Gil Ronen, 4/9/2018, 9:15 PM

'They don't want haredim to make a living'

MK Eichler: 'Instead of uniting as bloc against government and insisting on haredi rights, haredim prefer quarreling amongst themselves.'Mordechai Sones, 4/9/2018, 8:58 PM

Grocer burns entire stock after forgetting to sell Chametz

Israeli store-owner burns entire stock after forgetting to sell his wares to a non-Jew. 'I don't regret it-Jewish law is Jewish law.'Tzvi Lev, 4/8/2018, 10:51 PM

Groom killed in NY accident laid to rest

Man killed together with his fiancee in New York car crash shortly before they were to be married buried in Beit Shemesh.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2018, 10:32 PM

Groom killed in tragic NY car crash to be buried in Beit Shemesh

Yisrael Levin, who was killed with his fiance last week in New York, will be laid to rest Sunday night in Beit ShemeshTzvi Lev, 4/8/2018, 8:23 PM

Police rescue IDF soldier from haredi anti-draft extremists

Police rush to extricate haredi IDF soldier from the extremist mob in Jerusalem's Meah Shearim neighborhood.Tzvi Lev, 4/8/2018, 6:15 PM

Car crash kills newly engaged haredi couple

Police arrest two drivers suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol.Haim Lev, 4/5/2018, 9:21 AM

Deri: No plans for a Joint Haredi List

Shas head Aryeh Deri dismisses claims Shas will run on joint list with Ashkenazi-haredi UTJ in order to pass electoral threshold.Tzvi Lev, 3/29/2018, 9:36 PM

Justice Ministry considers prosecuting Chief Rabbi for racism

Anti-racism taskforce mulls prosecuting Chief Sephardic Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef after he allegedly denigrates blacks.Tzvi Lev, 3/29/2018, 7:47 PM

US haredim give Yerushalmi Faction leader financial windfall

Rabbi Azriel Auerbach, the new leader of the extremist Yerushalmi Faction, returns from the US after raising more than $1 million.Tzvi Lev, 3/25/2018, 10:24 AM

28 arrested as haredi demonstrators block roads in Bnei Brak

Yerushalmi Faction protesters take to the streets to condemn arrest of haredi draft dodger. Highway 4 blocked as part of protests.David Rosenberg, 3/22/2018, 8:13 PM

Yerushalmi Faction takes to the streets

Haredi faction will block traffic on Thursday afternoon after IDF extends prison sentence for draft-dodging student.Tzvi Lev, 3/22/2018, 2:49 PM

Vizhnitz Rebbe had 'a good and big heart'

Follower says Vizhnitz Rebbe Mordechai Hager was 'a man of great spirit and great talent,' as well as friendly, warm, and caring.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2018, 11:32 PM