10,000 apartments to be built in Jerusalem for haredim

Jerusalem City Council set to approve plans to build 2 new neighborhoods for haredim, expansion of current neighborhoods.Gary Willig, 2/28/2019, 7:36 PM

Tiberias Mayor: Haredim hexed me

Mayor of Tiberias claims haredim performed 'pagan pulsa d'nura ritual' in cemetery.Mordechai Sones, 2/6/2019, 2:09 PM

US haredim receive medal of honor for neutralizing terrorist

US citizens who held attacker during stabbing in the Old City of Jerusalem honored at Israel's Embassy in Washington DC.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2019, 6:42 PM

Shaked looks to win over haredi voters

'No coercion will work with haredi society; I and Bennett fight for separation in academia, believe haredim will integrate into job market.'Mordechai Sones, 2/4/2019, 10:53 PM

Supreme Court to Agudat Yisrael: Allow women candidates

Supreme Court rules that Agudat Yisrael will be required to remove clause preventing women from running with the party.Michal Levy, 1/11/2019, 5:03 AM

Haredi union? Litzman and Eichler in favor, Deri unsure

While Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman and MK Yisrael Eichler support unification of haredi parties, Deri's supporters are reluctant.Michal Levy, 1/10/2019, 3:10 AM

Hasidic community becomes first official haredi US town

Kiryas Joel in New York splits from Town of Monroe, renamed town of Palm Tree.Ben Ariel, 1/7/2019, 2:30 AM

Despite all the limitations: Haredim favor integration

New survey reveals 84% of haredi public believes integrating children with disabilities into regular classes contributes to their children.Mordechai Sones, 12/24/2018, 8:51 PM

Draft Law expires

Last night at midnight, validity of Chapter 3 of Defense Service Law arranging haredi IDF enlistment ended.Mordechai Sones, 12/2/2018, 10:38 AM

Watch: Tel Aviv Mayor plays 'Yedid Nefesh' on recorder

Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai visits home of haredi council member Naftali Lubert and surprises audience.Mordechai Sones, 11/29/2018, 12:11 PM

Could Draft Law topple the coalition?

Draft Law supposed to be approved by beginning of December, but haredi parties are opposed. State likely to ask Supreme Court for extension.Ben Shaul, 11/21/2018, 4:35 AM

Police sued for assaulting haredi student

Haredi youth seeks NIS 75,000 in damages after police throw him to floor, pull his beard, and beat him after he threw a plastic bag.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2018, 9:35 PM

Haredim to El Al: You lied to us

Haredim say El Al lied to them, promised flight would land in Israel before Shabbat began.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2018, 6:08 PM

Draft Law: Compromise text being formulated

As part of Draft Law dialogue, haredim demand clause be added to allow alternative law enactment in case law is repealed.Mordechai Sones, 11/4/2018, 12:33 PM

My American Brothers, speak to Israelis who don’t think like you

An open letter to the GA participants: Use your time here for a real dialogue with Israelis of every sector. Zvika Klein, 10/23/2018, 11:22 AM

Lapid: Haredim are afraid

Yesh Atid leader says government must pass Draft Law 'and cannot change even one word' of the bill.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/15/2018, 3:42 PM

Haredim protest Shabbat construction work

Tens of thousands of haredim protest construction work of a light rail to take place during Shabbat in the city of Bnei Brak.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/21/2018, 9:07 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

'Likud not competing with Jewish Home'

Likud national headquarters Chair responds to Minister Shaked: 'Partnership with Jewish Home and haredim irreplaceable.'Benny Toker, 9/5/2018, 12:07 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

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

Minister: Trump's statement 'a cause for concern'

Uri Ariel says Israel must examine Trump's statement that Israel will pay 'higher price' in negotiations due to embassy move.Mordechai Sones, 8/22/2018, 11:12 AM

Family vacation turns into mourning

40-year-old haredi man suffers heart attack and dies while on vacation with family in Egypt.Michal Levy, 8/17/2018, 4:37 AM

Defense Minister: Haredi demands are just an excuse

Defense Minister Liberman urges haredi parties to allow Draft Law to pass, says they have nothing to gain from early elections.Michal Levi, 8/15/2018, 11:08 AM

Netanyahu threatens early elections

PM says court deadline and haredi party's unwillingness to compromise of Draft Law will force government to dissolve.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/12/2018, 3:57 PM

Jewish Home party running anti-haredi campaign in Jerusalem

Bennett says haredi-bashing campaign was done without his knowledge. 'Only Jewish Home will check haredi influence in Jerusalem.'Tzvi Lev, 8/6/2018, 11:32 AM

Haredi rabbi vetoes 'family beach' for haredim

Rabbi Ben-Tzion Mutzafi slams haredi 'family beaches,' blames trend for recent tragedies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2018, 2:48 PM

Candidate for Ashdod mayor: Haredization or 'open city'?

Contender launches campaign against current mayor to incite against haredi public: 'Ashdod will become Bnei Brak.'Mordechai Sones, 7/16/2018, 6:59 PM

Rabbis' Conference: Cancel conversion plan

National religious and haredi rabbis express firm opposition to recommendations and call, 'bury Moshe Nissim's recommendations.'Mordechai Sones, 7/15/2018, 10:57 AM

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