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'Mother, 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.Shai Landesman, 6/28/2016, 8:18 AM

Esti Weinstein will be given secular burial

Former Gerrer Hassid Esti Weinstein will be given a secular burial, not a Haredi one as her family requested.Shai Landesman, 6/27/2016, 8:10 PM

MK Gafni opposes haredim studying in universities

Knesset Finance Committee chair explains why he is pessimistic about academic opportunities for haredim.Yedidya Ben-Or, 6/21/2016, 9:38 AM

UK haredi teens fund raise for lifeboat crew

34 haredi teens who were rescued from a beach in Dover raise 5,000 euro for the lifeboat station crew that saved them, promise more.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/9/2016, 4:16 AM

NJ court rules grant to yeshiva unconstitutional

New Jersey court rules state grants to two religious institutions are unconstitutional.JTA, 5/27/2016, 4:36 AM

11-year-old charged in blaze outside Jewish school

11-year-old boy charged with setting fire to a school bus outside a Jewish school in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.JTA, 5/10/2016, 3:53 AM

Arrest of fake 'haredi' draft-dodger triggers riot

Haredi extremists clash with police over arrest of 'haredi yeshiva student' detained after drunken brawl in Eilat.Haim Lev, 5/8/2016, 6:09 PM

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?Yedidya Ben-Or, 5/8/2016, 5:31 PM

Jewish school enrollment in NY up 4.4 percent

Enrollment in New York State’s Jewish day schools and yeshivas increased by 4.4 percent last year.JTA, 5/4/2016, 3:25 AM

What does your kippa say about you?

How much can you learn from a person's kippa? Which style kippas are the most 'ideological'?David Rosenberg, 4/21/2016, 3:00 PM

Russian network removes video ridiculing haredim

Russian television network pulls a video that ridiculed the air travel restrictions of some Orthodox Jews.JTA, 4/6/2016, 1:51 AM

Orthodox paramedics first responders in Brussels

Four haredi paramedics from Antwerp were among the first medical professionals on the scene of Brussels airport attack.JTA, 4/5/2016, 11:52 PM

'Israel is becoming a refuge for pedophiles'

Child abuse advocacy group Kol v'Oz encourages Knesset to crack down on haredi pedophiles trying to make aliyah.Matt Wanderman, 3/22/2016, 6:49 PM

Witness: Haredi locals confronted Ashdod rioters

Local residents tried to stop haredi extremists from attacking police, cursing rabbis; were told 'You are secular!'Michal Levy, 2/9/2016, 2:43 PM

Haredim attack enforcers against IDF deserters

Rioters throw stones at police, overturn military police vehicle. No injuries reported.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2016, 8:40 AM

Yeshiva student returns 130,000 shekels

What happens when a yeshiva student obeys the commandments and returns 130,000 shekels to an 'anti-Orthodox' secular Jew?Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2016, 10:57 PM

Court and family fight over autopsy for baby

As haredim take to Jerusalem street, family of 4-month-old baby believed shaken to death by nanny appeals to High Court over post mortem.Cynthia Blank, 1/7/2016, 2:32 PM

Government distributing gun licenses to haredim

Internal Security Minister seeks to arm more haredim, who are being disproportionately targeted by Palestinian Arab terrorists.Ari Soffer, 12/16/2015, 11:59 AM

Haredi MKs furious over Netanyahu Reform comments

UTJ Health Minister warns pledge by prime minister to support Reform, Conservative movements in breach of coalition agreements.Ari Soffer, 11/10/2015, 10:05 PM

Haredi MK: Lapid Should Go Back to Journalism

Knesset Finance Committee chairman Moshe Gafni says Yair Lapid 'isn't worth anything' in politics.Haim Lev, 9/27/2015, 11:53 AM

Lapid: I Love Haredim, But They Don't Like Me

If 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.Moshe Cohen, 9/21/2015, 5:16 PM

Fightback: Haredim 'Embrace Haredi IDF Soldiers'

New ads placed in Jerusalem's haredi neighborhood as part of new 'Embracing Haredi Soldiers' campaign.Orly Harari, 9/12/2015, 9:33 PM

El Al Accepts Ten Olim into Pilot Course

El Al has accepted ten foreign residents into its pilot course - one of them a haredi woman.Yaakov Levi, 9/7/2015, 9:41 PM

US Haredi Rabbis Join Forces to Tackle Child Abuse

In landmark proclamation, more than 100 prominent haredi leaders urge public to inform authorities of potential abuse.Ari Soffer, 8/24/2015, 2:37 PM

The New Phenomenon of Haredi Feminism

A conversation with Avital Engelberg, a graduate of Yeshivat Maharat, on feminism, the challenges of Halakha and modernity.Talia Kohen, 8/20/2015, 8:10 AM

Gov't Holding Secret Meetings to Cancel Draft Law

UTJ MKs, government officials have been secretly meeting for 6 months to come up with ways to prevent haredim from being drafted.Haim Lev, 8/18/2015, 1:28 PM

Haredi GTA 'Shabbat!' Parody Draws Ire

MK condemns Grand Theft Auto clip in which haredi beats up passersby while shouting 'Shabbat!' as 'incitement for all intents and purposes.'Ido Ben-Porat, 8/18/2015, 9:18 AM

YES Planet: Prayers, Protest, Provocations, Police

Haredim protest Jerusalem movie theater during Shabbat. Some throw stones at police, others allege police were needlessly violent.Chezky Ezra, 8/15/2015, 11:19 PM

Rabbi Druckman: Don't Override Rabbinate

Rabbi Haim Druckman sharply criticized independent religious courts to circumvent the Rabbinate and conduct conversions.Moshe Cohen, 8/10/2015, 9:54 PM

Haredi Startup to Win $1 Million Prize

Haredi startup to win million-dollar prize at 'world's premier haredi business conference,' smashing stereotypes and helping entrepreneurs.Ari Soffer, 7/7/2015, 7:50 PM

Haredi Extremists Smear Feces on Soldier's Door

Extremists target hassidic resident of Beit Shemesh who enlisted into the army, demand he leave the city; police launch investigation.Haim Lev, 6/24/2015, 4:16 PM

Haredim Assault IDF Officer in Jerusalem

PM Netanyahu and other Knesset Members outraged after a religious IDF officer is attacked by haredim in the Mea Shearim neighborhood.Ben Ariel, Canada, 4/24/2015, 8:27 PM

Levinsky Park Denizens Fail to Stand for Sirens

Photographer Shaul Golan decided to spend Memorial Day in Levinsky Park in south Tel Aviv, far from his usual “beat” in Bnei Brak.Yaakov Levi, 4/22/2015, 6:34 PM

Giving Meaning to Memorial Day Minute of Silence

New campaign seeks to fight negative media portrayal of haredim ignoring sirens by instituting quiet prayers that everyone can say.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 4/22/2015, 10:11 AM

Jewish Home Flip Flops on Criminal Sanctions

MK Ayelet Shaked says she was always for economic sanctions, and would be willing to cancel criminal sanctions for better alternative.Ido Ben Porat, Cynthia Blank, 4/13/2015, 5:21 PM

Litzman Won't Attend Debate 'Because of Lapid'

MK Ya’akov Litzman says United Torah Judaism doesn't want to give Yesh Atid chairman an opportunity to incite against haredim.Haim Lev, 2/13/2015, 4:14 AM

A Pig in IDF Uniform, with a Kippah and Talmud

Arab incitement against Jewish soldiers? No, its a flier put in mail boxes by haredim refusing to enlist dehumanizing haredi soldiers.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 2/4/2015, 11:51 AM

40 Haredim Arrested in IDF Enlistment Protests

Israeli police arrested 40 haredim in Ashdod clashes during protests against controversial Enlistment Law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2015, 3:35 PM

Pictures: Haredi IDF Troops Brush Up Skills

With the sounds of war echoing from the north, the all-religious Netzah Yehuda battalion take part in its major biannual training drill.Yishai Karov, 2/2/2015, 11:36 AM

Govt. Adopts 'Affirmative Action' Plan for Haredim

Government approves a plan aimed at enrolling more members of the hareidi community in the state civil service.Yosef Berger, 5/25/2014, 5:33 PM

Dozens of Hareidim Ascend Temple Mount

Rabbi Yitzchak Brand ascended along with dozens of followers and their families, to pray at the holiest Jewish siteKochava Rozenbaum, Ari Soffer, 10/3/2013, 11:47 AM

Animal Farm, 2013: A Fowl Tale

, 3/19/2013, 10:03 PM

50 Haredim to Enlist in IDF

In two weeks, about fifty haredim will enlist in the IDF through the Shahar project, which has already enlisted around 300 haredimAnnie Lubin, 11/2/2012, 2:15 AM

IDF has a Problem: Too Many Hareidi Reservists

Haredi reservists say IDF promised them that they would not serve outside haredi units, but it is not keeping its word.Gil Ronen, 5/20/2012, 8:45 PM

Time for Elections?

, 5/3/2012, 1:05 PM

Ultra-Orthodox Protest Dangers of Internet in NYC

Hareidi Orthodox leaders are organizing a rally in NYC to protest against the dangers of the Internet and modern digital technology. Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/29/2012, 2:00 PM

Satmar Stage Anti-Israel Protest in London

A group of anti-Israel extremists in London have sought to vilify Israel for cracking down on a violent fringe sect in JerusalemGabe Kahn., 2/15/2012, 10:48 PM