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

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

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

'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

Traditional 'tashlich' ceremony faces problem

Every year Antwerp's Jews hold tashlich at large urban lake that heat wave dried up completely, but there is an alternative plan.Mordechai Sones, 8/28/2018, 3:54 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

Lapid to Netanyahu: 'Don't give in to haredim on draft law'

"This law must be passed in its letter and in its language,” said Yair Lapid, Chairman of the secular Yesh Atid party.Jonathan Benedek, 8/13/2018, 10:06 AM

Swiss tourism official complains about ‘Jewish guests’’ behavior

Official in Davos, Switzerland, complains to Jewish community about Jewish guests whose behavior ‘disturbs’ other visitors.JTA, 8/7/2018, 2:54 PM

Haredim to the paratroopers

Record number from haredi sector completes preparatory program for paratroopers today, about 60% increase compared to previous cycle.Mordechai Sones, 8/7/2018, 11:57 AM

Jerusalem's Jewish Home Head: 'We have nothing against haredim'

The head of the Jewish Home's Jerusalem branch expressed her disapproval of a campaign photo showing 3 mayoral candidates in haredi garb.Jonathan Benedek, 8/6/2018, 3:15 PM

Haredi refusal to vaccinate caused measles outbreak

Medical report says 100% of measles cases were haredi Jews, 12 of them babies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2018, 11:42 PM

Tzfat becoming more haredi?

Many Tzfat businesses make the bulk of their profit during vacations, when haredi visitors flock to the northern city, kashrut agency says.Ben Shaul, 7/31/2018, 11:29 AM

Jerusalem to get a haredi mayor?

Haredi decision making body clears Yossi Deitch to run for mayor of Jerusalem. Observers say crowded race makes him the clear favorite.Tzvi Lev, 7/23/2018, 11:47 AM

When sexual abuse victims' parents turn their backs

Triumphing over societal taboos: Fighting sexual abuse in the haredi sector.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2018, 1:36 PM

Ex-Neturei Karta rabbi's daughter gets top honors at university

Daughter of former Neturei Karta rabbi who took part in Iranian Holocaust denial conference honored at Belgian college.JTA, 7/12/2018, 4:45 PM

Givat Shmuel banning haredim from their parks?

Affluent Religious-Zionist dominated city denies ban on Bnei Brak residents is anti-haredi. 'Ban is targeted on whoever doesn't live here.'Tzvi Lev, 7/8/2018, 5:40 PM

Switzerland: Haredi high school won't operate next year

Principal promises to close Zurich Jewish school after failing to meet standards for secular subjects.JTA, 7/7/2018, 9:50 PM

Haredi company commander in Givati brigade?

In coming weeks new company commander appointment expected in Givati brigade's Rotem battalion from among several haredi officer candidates.Mordechai Sones, 6/24/2018, 12:15 PM

Haredi lawmakers divided over draft law

Ashkenazic-haredi UTJ party divided on whether to accept Defense Ministry's draft bill, quit coalition, or insist on changes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2018, 9:54 AM

Haredi Council of Torah Sages to decide fate of coalition

Haredi council determines whether Defense Ministry's proposed draft law is acceptable compromise or requires haredim to leave coalition.Michal Levi, 6/13/2018, 12:07 PM

Poll: Most haredi rabbis in Israel use the internet

Israeli poll finds that most haredi rabbis use the internet, own a computer, and use a computer to prepare Torah classes.Tal Polon, 6/12/2018, 5:59 PM

Haredi rabbis push to drop complaint against violent teacher

Haredi student calls police, files complaint against teacher who hit him, but parents drop complaint under pressure from local rabbis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2018, 10:47 AM

Report: Solution found for haredi 'Draft Law' crisis

New report says revised version of bill to exempt haredi yeshiva students from IDF service won't be shared with the public.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2018, 9:12 AM

Haredi drops out of Belgian elections race over fraud conviction

Critics charge refusal to shake hands with women inconsistent with party policies on integrating Muslims and duty to live by Belgian norms.JTA, 4/30/2018, 10:11 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

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

Taking the patient into account - even in emergencies

Over thirty haredi women graduate United Hatzalah course to serve their communities as first responders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2018, 8:59 PM

Michael Oren takes on Israel's 'lone soldier' problem

Deputy Min. Oren tells Arutz Sheva state overlooking Israeli lone soldiers, particularly haredim, calls to form new agency to address issue.Tzvi Lev, 3/15/2018, 4:07 PM

Lapid's 'haredi protester' outed as secular activist in disguise

Yesh Atid rally against proposed haredi amendment to draft law features secular activist posing as a haredi demonstrator.Tzvi Lev, 3/4/2018, 3:58 PM

Florida tragedy: Haredi boy found lifeless

Missing haredi boy, a resident of Florida's North Miami Beach, is found lifeless.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2018, 11:04 AM

Police called as mass brawl roils central haredi yeshiva

Police called to intervene as mass brawl breaks out between factions at haredi Ponovezh Yeshiva.Tzvi Lev, 2/11/2018, 3:45 PM

Extremist booted from Bnei Brak synagoge for harassing soldier

Haredi worshipers eject extremist harassing haredi soldier during evening prayers at Bnei Brak synagogue.Michal Levi, 2/7/2018, 11:50 AM

Number of haredim in academics doubles

Council for Higher Education says number of haredi students in institutions of higher learning doubled from 2013-2017.Michal Levi, 2/1/2018, 1:53 PM

Haredim riot after body found in youth hostel

Rioters clash with police to prevent autopsy of haredi male found dead in youth hostel.Tzvi Lev, 1/21/2018, 9:26 AM

MK Gafni: 'My words were taken out of context'

Haredi MK Moshe Gafni denies that he is training special force of non-Jewish inspectors to crack down on businesses opening on Shabbat.Tzvi Lev, 1/18/2018, 11:44 AM

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

'Are we in Iran?'

MK Yulia Malinovsky advances bill allowing up to a year in prison for those who deface or destroy pictures of women.Benny Tucker, 1/1/2018, 7:42 AM

'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

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

Beit Shemesh removes modesty signs

Beit Shemesh municipality removes 'modesty' signs, extremists immediately work to replace them.Michal Levi, 12/11/2017, 3:21 PM

They died of cancer and left many orphans behind

44-year-old father of 10 and 34-year-old mother of 8 die of cancer a few hours apart in central Israeli hospital.Michal Levi, 11/6/2017, 3:21 PM

Four Lakewood fraudsters appear before judge

Lakewood residents accused of bilking the government of $75,000 appear before a judge.Tzvi Lev, 11/2/2017, 9:52 PM

Watch: Haredi Paratroopers' final training march

Drafted seven months ago, soldiers begin arduous graduation trek with Torah lesson by rabbis of Netzach Yehuda association supporting them.Mordechai Sones, 10/29/2017, 10:29 AM

Attempted murder of haredi man in Williamsburg

Non-Jew tries to kill his haredi boss in Brooklyn after getting fired.Tzvi Lev, 10/29/2017, 8:09 AM

'We don't care that haredi politicians don't support us'

Organizer of violent Yerushalmi Faction protests promises that the disturbances will go on.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2017, 10:41 PM

Watch: Policeman pulls a gun on haredi extremists

Policeman documented pulling a gun on haredi extremists at the anti-draft rally in Jerusalem on Monday.Tzvi Lev, 10/17/2017, 10:00 AM

Haredi soldier accused of weapons trafficking

Soldier from Netzach Yehuda battalion allegedly stole grenades, bullets and riot control devices.Tzvi Lev, 10/10/2017, 4:45 PM

Minister: I was unaware of infrastructure work on Rosh Hashana

Labor Minister Katz denies responsibility for permitting construction work in Tel Aviv over Rosh Hashanah.Michal Levy, 9/25/2017, 11:03 AM

Haredi MKs focus their rage on the Supreme Court

Shas and UTJ MKs held an emergency meeting Wednesday, and harshly criticized the Supreme Court for striking down the draft law.Tzvi Lev, 9/13/2017, 5:42 PM

Health Minister: Justice Rubinstein is 'audacious'

Haredi minister slams Supreme Court justice, says he's 'anti-religious' and 'distorted' Gur Rebbe's words.Hezki Baruch, 9/13/2017, 10:21 AM

Labor leader: Haredi boys can't touch their mothers

Labor leader shows his ignorance by claiming haredi soldiers earn 7,000 shekels per month, haredi boys cannot touch their mothers.Ido Ben Porat, 9/13/2017, 9:53 AM

Court: Gov't must respond to haredi claims of discrimination

Haredi parties claim discrimination in subsidized housing, Supreme Court orders government to respond by Thursday.Michal Levy, 9/11/2017, 1:17 PM

Haredi children pray for Florida residents as hurricane nears

Haredi children in Jerusalem pray for Florida residents as Hurricane Irma approaches.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2017, 4:34 PM

Five-year-old told to leave school bus, stand on road alone

Bus chaperone orders driver to let haredi boy off on the side of the road, because he is 'making problems.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2017, 2:49 PM

Driver caught with three children in trunk

Police discover makeshift seatblets, bench, in trunk of car.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2017, 8:44 AM