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, Wednesday, 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, Wednesday, 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, Wednesday, 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, Tuesday, 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, Sunday, 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

There's no reason to fight haredim

Politicans can hold press conferences and continue dividing Israeli society - or they can find a solution which works for everyone. Opinion.Amiram Levin, 9/13/2017, 1:17 PM

'Supreme Court is eager for the apocalypse'

Haredi MKs slam court decision to strike down law exempting yeshiva students from IDF service. 'Court disconnected from Jewish tradition.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2017, 7:13 PM

Court strikes down amendment to mandatory draft law

State given one year to come up with new draft law after exemptions given to yeshiva students deemed unconstitutional.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2017, 6:28 PM

Academics oppose haredi higher education programs

Petition against expansion of haredi academic program says it discriminates against women. 'Petitioners will harm everyone.'Shimon Cohen, 9/3/2017, 10:06 PM

Police renovate haredi kindergarten in Meah Shearim

Police volunteer to renovate haredi kindergarten in the heart of historically anti-police Meah Shearim.Tzvi Lev, 8/29/2017, 3:11 PM

10 haredi students nearly drown in Jordan River

Police rescue 10 members of haredi family from rough waters in Jordan River.Gary Willig, 8/10/2017, 5:20 PM

Rabbi Grossman: 'A fire is burning'

Israel Prize winning haredi leader slams organization which helps haredim who leave the haredi community for religious reasons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2017, 8:53 PM

Liberman: Attacks on haredi officer 'unbearable'

Defense Minister meets officer threatened by haredi radicals, says Israel must put those responsible for harassment campaign in jail.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2017, 9:55 PM

Extremists throw eggs at police officers

Five haredim caught harassing police officers disguised as soldiers in Mea Shearim. Officers who came to arrest them attacked.Reut Hadar, 6/27/2017, 1:08 AM

Soldiers attacked after getting off bus

Bus forced to stop on the road in Mea Shearim due to technical malfunction. Three soldiers on the bus attacked after stepping off it.Reut Hadar, 6/26/2017, 4:04 AM

Anti-IDF mob throws stones at police, calls soldiers Nazis

Haredi extremists accost soldiers praying in a Meah Shearim synagogue, attack police who came to rescue the soldiers.JTA, 6/22/2017, 9:18 PM

'Every soldier should walk proudly through Mea Shearim'

Protest march in Mea Shearim planned against attacks on haredi IDF soldiers.Shimon Cohen, 6/19/2017, 12:12 AM

Saved from jail sentence by video evidence

Video proves police claim that haredi man beat policewoman was false.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2017, 5:05 PM

Extremism: False mourning notice for haredi man who enlisted

Haredi extremists declare that 'evil people' killed a yeshiva student who enlisted in the IDF - and is alive and well.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2017, 11:13 AM

Reporter behind anti-haredi video dismissed

Reshet TV dismisses two workers behind video which turned out to be a fake news item targeting haredim.Chaim Lev, 5/1/2017, 1:09 AM

Hassidic police volunteer promoted to superintendent

Hassidic volunteer with Haifa police promoted to superintendent on eve of Israeli Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2017, 8:48 PM

Anti-haredi fake news?

TV broadcaster's Facebook page uploads video showing reporter attacked in Bnei Brak, but was the video authentic? Seems it was staged.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 4/28/2017, 10:18 PM

Undercover police rescued from haredi mob

2 arrested after mob assaults border policemen wearing IDF uniforms in Beit ShemeshGary Willig, 4/25/2017, 5:55 PM

Haredi boy dies after elevator accident

10-year-old haredi boy dies in hospital after suffocating in an elevator in Beit Shemesh.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 4/7/2017, 9:47 PM

Watch: Woman attacked at haredi protest

Woman who accidentally wandered onto scene of haredi demonstration in Jerusalem attacked by protesters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2017, 2:05 AM

Watch: Thousands of haredim protest in Jerusalem

Thousands of anti-draft demonstrators are gathered in central Jerusalem. Traffic is blocked in the surrounding area.Hezki Baruch, 3/28/2017, 8:28 PM

22 arrested in haredi neighborhoods

Arrests and searches in Betar Illit, Bnei Brak, and Jerusalem for community sex crime cover up.Mordechai Sones, 3/27/2017, 1:23 PM

Campaign calls on haredi women to harass defense officials

Haredi magazine publishes names and phone numbers of defense officials, calls on haredi women to launch campaign against haredi enlistment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2017, 10:35 AM