Quebec: Hasidic Jews evicted from summer homes

Quebec court evicts 'slovenly' Hasidic Jews from summer homes over excessive noise, lack of maintenance.JTA, 7/12/2018, 6:27 PM

El Al: Haredi men delayed flight by minutes, not an hour

El Al says flight last month on which haredi men refused to sit next to women was delayed only minutes, not over an hour as was reported.JTA, 7/12/2018, 8:36 AM

Talk to your bank - without receiving a text message

New policy allows users to receive passwords via voice recording instead of text message.Haim Lev, 7/11/2018, 10:30 AM

'Negative law that perpetuates discrimination in country'

'Secular Yeshiva' network director calls on State to stop discrimination: 'Torah not exclusive inheritance of haredim.'Benny Toker, 7/10/2018, 1:16 AM

'The gaps between the sides are very large'

MK Yisrael Eichler says it will be almost impossible to reach an agreement on the Draft Law.Ben Ariel, 7/9/2018, 12:06 AM

Female tourists barred from cable car over haredi men's protests

3 tourists forced to wait for next ride down Manara Cliff in northern Israel after haredim refuse to ride with women.JTA, 7/8/2018, 9:54 PM

How many haredim serve in the army? More than you thought

Minister Yisrael Katz reveals that the number of haredim who serve in the IDF is close to that of the general public.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2018, 5:14 AM

Shaked: No one in the coalition wants elections

Justice Minister believes Supreme Court will not intervene in the Draft Law, says compromise can be reached to appease haredim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2018, 4:44 AM

TG4I: Hats off to the Haredim

Eight reasons we should appreciate the haredi sector in israel - and defend them against those who villify them and cause dissension instead of harmony. David Ben Horin, 7/3/2018, 9:15 PM

Haredi MK threatens to bring down coalition

Deputy Health Minister MK Yaakov Litzman says UTJ party will leave coalition if draft law passes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2018, 6:33 PM

Ahead of critical vote, haredi lawmakers divided over draft law

On the day of the vote, Ashkenazic-haredi party still hasn't reached consensus on whether to vote against the draft bill or merely abstain.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2018, 10:10 AM

Another airport sit-off between haredim and women

An Austrian Airlines flight to Vienna was delayed for 40 minutes because 26 haredi passengers refused to sit near women.Uzi Baruch, 6/29/2018, 6:36 PM

Haredim most satisfied with life

According to the Central Bureau of Statistics report, 91% of haredim contributed to charity, compared to 60% of secular Israelis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2018, 4:08 PM

Study: Haredim reversing Jewish population decline in Britain

High birthrates among haredim are responsible for recent growth in number of British Jews following decades of decline, a new study shows.JTA, 6/21/2018, 7:46 AM

Gabbay: I'm not against religion, I'm against religious coercion

Zionist Union chairman explains his views after taking public transportation to the beach on Shabbat, angering haredim.Chaim Lev, 6/18/2018, 12:07 AM

Connecting young Jews in Diaspora with Israel

Marriage of Israeli-American woman to European football player illustrates need to strengthen Jewish identity in Israel, says Lavi Olami.Raphael Levy, 6/7/2018, 3:41 PM

Study: Haredim more likely to be near-sighted

Public health expert says health, education systems need to work together to prevent nearsightedness in children at risk.Reut Hadar, 6/6/2018, 10:58 AM

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

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

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

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

Report: Haredim demand UN troops protect Meah Shearim

According to report, group of radical haredim disseminated petition calling on United Nations to protect them from police violence.Tzvi Lev, 4/19/2018, 10:33 PM

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

Haredi website in memory of IDF fallen crashes during siren

More than 80,000 chapters of psalms said in initiative; Project site collapses from burden of those wishing to take part. Commentary.Mordechai Sones, 4/18/2018, 5:30 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

Haredi children connect to memory of IDF fallen

Rabbi Menachem Bombach teaches children in haredi Betar Illit of IDF fallen soldiers and obligation to remember and honor.Mordechai Sones, 4/18/2018, 2:09 PM

When soldiers are attacked one 'must intervene'

US Orthodox organizations condemn attacks by some haredim against soldiers and police officers, 'arouses shame and remorse in all of us.'Mordechai Sones, 4/17/2018, 9:38 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

'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

'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

Bnei Akiva to set up branches for haredim?

Conference decides to work for Sabbath-keeping businesses, protected Internet legislation, settlements, and to connect with haredi public.Mordechai Sones, 4/4/2018, 1:33 PM

Bennett: I want haredim in the Jewish Home

Jewish Home chairman says he would like to see haredim running for the Knesset on the Jewish Home list.Michal Levy, 3/22/2018, 2:08 AM

Haredim welcome draft law approval

Haredi parties pleased after draft law approved in first reading, promise to continue the legislative process during summer session.Elad Benari, 3/14/2018, 12:05 AM

London rabbis plan day of prayer against 'education coercion'

Haredi rabbis calls on community to pray as secular organization attempts to force left-wing curriculum on haredi schools.Gary Willig, 3/13/2018, 8:14 PM

Haredim give green light to draft law

Council of Torah Sages of Agudath Israel approves draft law which will be brought for approval by Ministerial Committee for Legislation.Chaim Lev, 3/12/2018, 12:19 AM

Kahlon intensifies ultimatum

Finance Minister says remaining in coalition conditional on next week's budget transfer, calls for reaching agreement.Mordechai Sones - Hezki Baruch, 3/5/2018, 5:45 PM

Court abolishes gender-separated course for haredim

Court rules that gender-separated Tourism Ministry courses are discriminatory.Tzvi Lev, 2/15/2018, 2:56 PM

For the second year in a row, number of haredi men working drops

Director of Israel Democracy Institute says drop is the result of increased stipends and benefits.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2018, 10:14 AM

Haredi family rescued from stream in Judean Desert

Father and three children from Beitar Illit rescued from Nahal Darga in the northern Judean Desert.Orli Harari, 2/7/2018, 3:35 AM

New Jersey township settles lawsuit over eruv ordinance

New Jersey town settles lawsuit over city ordinances allegedly targeting haredi Jews.JTA, 2/1/2018, 2:59 PM

Deal between haredim and Arabs revealed

Report: Haredi MKs will oppose Muezzin Law, and Arab MKs will not vote on draft law. Sides deny a deal is in place.Ben Ariel, 1/31/2018, 3:44 AM

Man charged with throwing garbage bag and injuring soldier

Beit Shemesh resident charged with throwing object at vehicle while crowd gathered around IDF soldier caught in haredi neighborhood.Mordechai Sones, 1/23/2018, 7:49 PM

Bennett: Our goal is national leadership

Jewish Home chairman optimistic that the party will again run together with National Union in the next election.Eliran Aharon, 1/23/2018, 1:13 AM

Lapid: Expose agreements between PM and haredim

Yesh Atid chairman demands that Netanyahu and haredi parties be forced to reveal agreements on budget approval and Litzman appointment.Ben Shaul, 1/17/2018, 3:08 AM

Three haredim injured in accident in Hungary

Three haredim injured after their car overturned when they lost control of it.Chaim Lev, 1/15/2018, 5:28 AM

Haredim and the Army: The root of the problem

Interview with Rabbi David Bar-Hayim of the Shiloh Institute.Mordechai Sones, 1/10/2018, 2:35 PM

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

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

Haredim lukewarm on Trump announcement

UTJ MKs express hope that Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem won't cost Israel diplomatically.Ben Shaul, 12/7/2017, 6:07 AM

'Haredim can learn a lot from Religious Zionist community'

Interior Minister Deri visits Otniel Yeshiva, speaks with yeshiva staff about security situation, discusses yeshiva's special Torah path.Mordechai Sones, 11/28/2017, 10:56 PM

Haredi officer awarded huge settlement over harassment

Court rules publishers of 'Shaming' pamphlets targeting and harassing haredi soldiers must pay 650,000 shekels to haredi officer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2017, 10:16 PM

Six-year-old girl killed by bus in Kiryas Yoel

Six-year-old girl from Brooklyn hit and killed by a school bus in haredi town of Kiryas Yoel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2017, 2:07 AM

Opposition MK: The haredim run the country

Yesh Atid MK Yael German says Likud doesn't make the decisions or pass the laws - UTJ does.Ido Ben Porat, 11/4/2017, 6:54 PM

Anti-draft protesters block main entrance to Jerusalem

Extremist faction continues to protest arrest of draft dodgers, blocks main entrance and exit to capital.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2017, 6:29 PM

MK Gafni: This is the best coalition for haredim

Knesset Finance Committee Chairman says current government succeeded in cancelling 'Lapid's decrees,' supports PM in face of investigations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/19/2017, 9:32 PM

Demand: Obligate Arabs to serve too

Otzma Yehudit party asks A-G to apply Supreme Court ruling on IDF service to the Arabs as well as to haredim.Reut Hadar, 9/14/2017, 4:36 AM

'Without the Supreme Court there would be no state'

MK Elazar Stern praises court decision to overturn haredi IDF exemptions, says haredi leaders alienating many Israelis from Judaism.Hezki Baruch, 9/13/2017, 4:59 PM