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

A fashion show - also in the haredi world

Haredi models on fashion runways? Haredi fashion show in Jerusalem makes it possible.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2017, 6:22 AM

Community Center Director resigns over remarks against haredim

Director Yehiel Levy resigns following publication of recordings which reveal policy of activities to 'strangle' haredim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2017, 3:00 PM

'Yesh Atid not welcome in our neighborhood'

Haredi politicians slam planned Yesh Atid conference in haredi neighborhood in Jerusalem, call conference 'provocation against haredim'.Gary Willig, 2/16/2017, 5:12 PM

Haredi passengers refuse to sit next to women during flight

Flight from Tel Aviv to London delayed after small group of haredim refused to sit next to women. Police called to plane after landing.JTA, 2/16/2017, 4:12 AM

'These demonstrators are desecrating God's name'

Deputy Defense Minister says haredi demonstrations against enlistment are the antithesis of Torah values, show lack of gratitude.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2017, 11:03 AM

Watch: IDF soldier attacked in Bnei Brak

IDF soldier attacked by haredi protesters after apparently trying to disperse them using pepper spray.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2017, 11:56 PM

Liberman to cancel army deferrals for haredi demonstrators?

Defense Minister Avidgor Liberman intends to stop budgetary allocations for haredim who demonstrate against army enlistment.Yoni Kempinski, 2/8/2017, 5:26 PM

Dozens arrested in demonstrations against AWOL fugitive arrest

50 haredim arrested in several illegal demonstration venues across country. Police officer attacked.Michal Levy, 2/7/2017, 10:26 PM

Event at 'The Monster' cancelled after haredi protests

Event in Jerusalem's Monster Park would have violated the Sabbath.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2017, 10:10 AM

Indictments against 14 haredim over violent demonstrations.

14 indictments submitted against haredim who disrupted public order in Jerusalem and Beit Shemesh during violent demonstrations.Michal Levy, 1/24/2017, 3:56 PM

Jewish Home voters reject Reform Prayer at Western Wall

Survey shows Jewish Home voters and haredim overwhelmingly reject granting prayer space to Reform movement at Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2017, 8:33 PM

'I am amazed at how modestly the haredim live'

Veteran secular Israeli journalist speaks of his issues with and admiration for the haredi sector, such as how their heroes are scholars.Gary Willig, 1/22/2017, 7:41 PM

Eisenkot: Free will and army orders do not go hand in hand

Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot referred in IDC speech to religious issues in the army, the Elor Azariya trial, and haredi enlistment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2017, 1:00 PM

Haredim flocking to academia, but with high dropout rates

Haredim are flocking to academia, according to a Taub Center report, but still suffer from a high dropout rate.Yoel Domb, 12/28/2016, 3:08 PM

Protesters attempt to block bus routes in Beit Shemesh

Protesters in Beit Shemesh attempt to block bus routes after decision to run buses without separation of men and womenGary Willig, 12/18/2016, 6:57 PM

Haredi soldier deserts over order to shave beard

A haredi soldier was jailed for leaving his base after his exemption to keep his beard was revoked against the base rabbi's recommendation.Gary Willig, 12/14/2016, 7:57 PM

Haredi youths train for all-haredi paratroopers unit

45 haredi youths participated this week in a preparatory program for the "Haredim Tzanhanim" (Hetz) unit, an all-haredi paratroopers unit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/8/2016, 9:00 PM

Haredim criticize Hamodia conference

Yerushalmi faction representative claims PM's speech about integrating haredim into Israeli life shows boundaries are 'fuzzy.'Haim Lev, 11/21/2016, 11:05 AM

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.Hezki Baruch, 11/17/2016, 2:43 AM

Minister Litzman appeals 'muezzin law'

Preliminary vote on law banning loudspeakers in places of worship put on hold after Health Minister Yaakov Litzman appeals.Ben Ariel, 11/16/2016, 3:41 AM

MK Peretz: Haredim should be part of Zionist Union

MK Amir Peretz says that haredi candidates should be included in the Zionist Union's Knesset list.Yoel Domb, 11/8/2016, 9:22 AM

Haredi girl jailed over bureaucratic error

Haredi teenager arrested for allegedly draft dodging after problems with religious exemption forms lead to clerical error.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/3/2016, 9:11 PM

Defying ban, more haredim ascend Temple Mount

More haredim ascended the Temple Mount over Sukkot than ever before, despite many haredi rabbis prohibiting Jews from going up.Gary Willig, 10/25/2016, 9:45 PM

Man arrested for threatening Deputy Defense Minister

A Beersheva man was arrested for threatening the Deputy Defense Minister for supporting haredi draft.Gary Willig, 10/14/2016, 12:29 PM

Study:anti-Semitic attacks in London underreported

New study finds that anti-Semitic targeting of Haredim in London is grossly underreported.Gary Willig, 10/13/2016, 5:10 PM

Shaked: I begged Lapid to give up on forced conscription

Lapid and Shaked exchange barbs on Facebook. Shaked says Lapid's policies pushed haredim away from army service.Gary Willig, 10/9/2016, 9:18 PM

Shas MK: Cut haredi high school budgets

MK Ya'akov Margi fully supports funding cuts for haredi schools who discriminate against Sephardic girls.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/19/2016, 4:17 PM

Satmar decree bars women from higher education

Hasidic rabbis from the Satmar sect reportedly issue a decree barring women from pursuing higher education.JTA, 8/24/2016, 3:29 AM

Great-granddaughter of Rabbi Shteinman drowns, passes away

One year-old Miriam Eidel Berlin, who had drowned in the bathtub in her Jerusalem home two weeks ago, has passed away.Rachel Kaplan, 8/19/2016, 1:02 PM

Jerusalem plans shopping, entertainment alongside haredim

Community leaders are concerned about the planned intrusion into their modest lifestyle. "A spiritual danger for our souls."Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2016, 11:48 AM

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.Rachel Kaplan, 8/19/2016, 11:12 AM

Haredi newspaper finds modest way to show photo of Clinton

Haredi newspaper Yated Ne'eman earns praise and scorn for publishing a photograph of Hillary Clinton -- or at least her arm.JTA, 8/12/2016, 4:49 AM

'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.Haim Lev, 8/3/2016, 11:44 AM

Gender-segregated swimming policy at Lakewood makes waves

New Jersey housing community with a majority haredi population angering homeowners due to gender-segregated swimming pool hours.JTA, 8/1/2016, 5:37 AM

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.JTA, 7/29/2016, 5:50 AM

Minister walks out in protest of haredi school curricula vote

Information Minister Ofir Akunis refuses to take part in vote to cancel core studies requirement in haredi schools.Hezki Baruch, 7/24/2016, 1:45 PM

Body of Brooklyn haredi man found, 24 hours after disappearing

Body of 21-year-old Yanki Kraus found one day after he told his wife he would be late to meet her.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2016, 11:44 PM

Three religious Zionist judges appointed to Supreme Court

Nine judges - including three from religious Zionist movement - appointed to Supreme Rabbinical Court.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 7/13/2016, 2:10 AM

Brooklyn pool can keep women-only swim times

New York City Parks Department permits women-only swimming hours at a public pool in Orthodox neighborhood of Brooklyn., 7/7/2016, 4:58 AM

'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.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 Moshe 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

British haredi teens fund raise for lifeboat crew who saved them

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 $11M state 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 Crown Heights 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

'Haredi' IDF draft-dodger turns out to be... not quite haredi

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 by 4.4 percent in one year

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