Haredi soldier deserts over order to shave beardA haredi soldier was jailed for leaving his base after his exemption to keep his beard was revoked against the base rabbi's recommendation.
Haredi youths train for all-haredi paratroopers unit45 haredi youths participated this week in a preparatory program for the "Haredim Tzanhanim" (Hetz) unit, an all-haredi paratroopers unit.
Haredim criticize Hamodia conferenceYerushalmi faction representative claims PM's speech about integrating haredim into Israeli life shows boundaries are 'fuzzy.'
MK Yogev: Many Arabs are thanking me for the 'muezzin law'MK Motti Yogev unfazed by delay in vote on "muezzin law", believes haredim will ultimately understand the bill won't hurt Shabbat sirens.
Minister Litzman appeals 'muezzin law'Preliminary vote on law banning loudspeakers in places of worship put on hold after Health Minister Yaakov Litzman appeals.
MK Peretz: Haredim should be part of Zionist UnionMK Amir Peretz says that haredi candidates should be included in the Zionist Union's Knesset list.
Haredi girl jailed over bureaucratic errorHaredi teenager arrested for allegedly draft dodging after problems with religious exemption forms lead to clerical error.
Defying ban, more haredim ascend Temple MountMore haredim ascended the Temple Mount over Sukkot than ever before, despite many haredi rabbis prohibiting Jews from going up.
Man arrested for threatening Deputy Defense MinisterA Beersheva man was arrested for threatening the Deputy Defense Minister for supporting haredi draft.
Study:anti-Semitic attacks in London underreportedNew study finds that anti-Semitic targeting of Haredim in London is grossly underreported.
Shaked: I begged Lapid to give up on forced conscriptionLapid and Shaked exchange barbs on Facebook. Shaked says Lapid's policies pushed haredim away from army service.
Shas MK: Cut haredi high school budgetsMK Ya'akov Margi fully supports funding cuts for haredi schools who discriminate against Sephardic girls.
Satmar decree bars women from higher educationHasidic rabbis from the Satmar sect reportedly issue a decree barring women from pursuing higher education.
Great-granddaughter of Rabbi Shteinman drowns, passes awayOne year-old Miriam Eidel Berlin, who had drowned in the bathtub in her Jerusalem home two weeks ago, has passed away.
Jerusalem plans shopping, entertainment alongside haredimCommunity leaders are concerned about the planned intrusion into their modest lifestyle. "A spiritual danger for our souls."
Haredi paper accuses Temple Mt visitors of "endangering us all"Accusing visitors of "endangering us all," Yated Ne'eman viciously attacks haredim who visit the site of the Jewish temple as fake haredim.
Haredi newspaper finds modest way to show photo of ClintonHaredi newspaper Yated Ne'eman earns praise and scorn for publishing a photograph of Hillary Clinton -- or at least her arm.
'You only protest when it comes to helping haredim'The opposition raged over a new bill that allots 1,040 shekels a month to needy Torah students with families.
Gender-segregated swimming policy at Lakewood makes wavesNew Jersey housing community with a majority haredi population angering homeowners due to gender-segregated swimming pool hours.
NJ township urges investigation of haredi 'blockbusting'New Jersey township claims haredi leaders are trying to pressure longtime homeowners into selling their property to Orthodox Jews.
Minister walks out in protest of haredi school curricula voteInformation Minister Ofir Akunis refuses to take part in vote to cancel core studies requirement in haredi schools.
Body of Brooklyn haredi man found, 24 hours after disappearingBody of 21-year-old Yanki Kraus found one day after he told his wife he would be late to meet her.
Three religious Zionist judges appointed to Supreme CourtNine judges - including three from religious Zionist movement - appointed to Supreme Rabbinical Court.
Brooklyn pool can keep women-only swim timesNew York City Parks Department permits women-only swimming hours at a public pool in Orthodox neighborhood of Brooklyn.
'Mother, we'll always remember, we hope you can forgive us now'Daughter of Esti Weinstein, former Gerrer hassid who committed suicide in her car, writes of pain, loss, and confusion in emotional eulogy.
Esti Weinstein will be given secular burialFormer Gerrer Hassid Esti Weinstein will be given a secular burial, not a Haredi one as her family requested.
MK Moshe Gafni opposes haredim studying in universitiesKnesset Finance Committee chair explains why he is pessimistic about academic opportunities for haredim.
British haredi teens fund raise for lifeboat crew who saved them34 haredi teens who were rescued from a beach in Dover raise 5,000 euro for the lifeboat station crew that saved them, promise more.
NJ court rules $11M state grant to yeshiva unconstitutionalNew Jersey court rules state grants to two religious institutions are unconstitutional.
11-year-old charged in blaze outside Crown Heights Jewish school11-year-old boy charged with setting fire to a school bus outside a Jewish school in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.
'Haredi' IDF draft-dodger turns out to be... not quite harediHaredi extremists clash with police over arrest of 'haredi yeshiva student' detained after drunken brawl in Eilat.
Are haredim embracing the internet revolution?New research reveals the mysterious world of haredi internet users - what do they do online, and how does it influence them?
Jewish school enrollment in NY up by 4.4 percent in one yearEnrollment in New York State’s Jewish day schools and yeshivas increased by 4.4 percent last year.
Headcoverings and politics - what your kippa says about youHow much can you learn from a person's kippa? Which style kippas are the most 'ideological'?
State-funded Russian TV network removes video ridiculing haredimRussian television network pulls a video that ridiculed the air travel restrictions of some Orthodox Jews.
Orthodox paramedics among first responders to Brussels attackFour haredi paramedics from Antwerp were among the first medical professionals on the scene of Brussels airport attack.
'Israel is increasingly becoming a refuge for pedophiles'Child abuse advocacy group Kol v'Oz encourages Knesset to crack down on haredi pedophiles trying to make aliyah.
Witness: Haredi locals faced-off Ashdod rioters, who cursed themLocal residents tried to stop haredi extremists from attacking police, cursing rabbis; were told 'You are secular!'
Watch: Haredim attack enforcers against IDF deserters in AshdodRioters throw stones at police, overturn military police vehicle. No injuries reported.
Yeshiva student finds 130,000 shekels and returns itWhat happens when a yeshiva student obeys the commandments and returns 130,000 shekels to an 'anti-Orthodox' secular Jew?
Haredim riot as court and family fight over autopsy for babyAs haredim take to Jerusalem street, family of 4-month-old baby believed shaken to death by nanny appeals to High Court over post mortem.
Government distributing gun licenses to haredi IDF veteransInternal Security Minister seeks to arm more haredim, who are being disproportionately targeted by Palestinian Arab terrorists.
Haredi MKs furious over Netanyahu's Reform commentsUTJ Health Minister warns pledge by prime minister to support Reform, Conservative movements in breach of coalition agreements.
Haredi MK: Lapid Should Leave Politics, Go Back to JournalismKnesset Finance Committee chairman Moshe Gafni says Yair Lapid 'isn't worth anything' in politics.
Lapid: I Love Haredim, But They Don't Like MeIf anyone owes anyone an apology on Yom Kippur, it's the haredi journalists who write mean things about him, says Yesh Atid head Yair Lapid.
Fighting Back: Haredim 'Embrace Haredi IDF Soldiers'New ads placed in Jerusalem's haredi neighborhood as part of new 'Embracing Haredi Soldiers' campaign.
El Al Accepts Ten Olim into Prestigious Pilot CourseEl Al has accepted ten foreign residents into its pilot course - one of them a haredi woman.
US Haredi Rabbis Join Forces to Tackle Child AbuseIn landmark proclamation, more than 100 prominent haredi leaders urge public to inform authorities of potential abuse.
The New Phenomenon of Haredi FeminismA conversation with Avital Engelberg, a graduate of Yeshivat Maharat, on feminism, the challenges of Halakha and modernity.
Government Holding Secret Meetings to Cancel Haredi Draft LawUTJ MKs, government officials have been secretly meeting for 6 months to come up with ways to prevent haredim from being drafted.
Haredi GTA 'Shabbat!' Parody - Incitement or Just a Joke?MK condemns Grand Theft Auto clip in which haredi beats up passersby while shouting 'Shabbat!' as 'incitement for all intents and purposes.'
YES Planet Confrontation: Prayers, Protest, Provocations, PoliceHaredim protest Jerusalem movie theater during Shabbat. Some throw stones at police, others allege police were needlessly violent.
Rabbi Druckman: Don't Override Rabbinate on ConversionsRabbi Haim Druckman sharply criticized independent religious courts to circumvent the Rabbinate and conduct conversions.
American Haredim Mean BusinessHaredi startup to win million-dollar prize at 'world's premier haredi business conference,' smashing stereotypes and helping entrepreneurs.
Haredi Extremists Attack, Smear Feces on Haredi Soldier's HomeExtremists target hassidic resident of Beit Shemesh who enlisted into the army, demand he leave the city; police launch investigation.
Haredim Assault IDF Officer in Jerusalem, Politicians CondemnPM Netanyahu and other Knesset Members outraged after a religious IDF officer is attacked by haredim in the Mea Shearim neighborhood.