Survey: Most haredim are adhering to Health Ministry's coronavirus guidelines

Survey shows vast majority of haredim adhering to Health Ministry guidelines for social distancing, personal protection.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2020, 2:20 PM

Girl hit by stun grenade: 'It felt like my head was burning'

Zissy Margaliot, 9-year-old who was hit by a police stun grenade, speaks about her experience.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2020, 12:51 PM

Police break into Bnei Brak apartment to stop the music

Well-known haredi singers Ruli and Yoely Dickman perform live from their apartment to bring some joy to their neighbors, and then...Michal Levy, 4/14/2020, 3:28 PM

Ron Cobi, former Tiberias mayor, calls on public to pray for Rabbi Dov Kook

Ron Cobi, long known for his opposition to haredim settling in Tiberias, has called for the city's residents to unite in prayerArutz Sheva staff, 4/10/2020, 2:02 PM

'They put us in this ghetto and washed their hands of us' say Bnei Brak residents

Bnei Brak residents describe failure of gov't to provide adequate health services in coronavirus crisis. 'Did we bring the virus to Israel?'Michal Levy, 4/7/2020, 3:10 PM

From Hebrew press: 'Enlightened' pogrom against Israel's haredim

The criticism leveled at haredi society is not entirely unfounded, but vilifying them in a period when we need national solidarity shows total lack of understanding of their community. Dr. Yehuda Yifrach, 4/7/2020, 9:43 AM

Health Minister Litzman: 'Virus doesn't discriminate and neither should we'

Health Minister Litzman condemns Ramat Gan's decision to erect fence to keep haredim out.Arutz Sheva, 4/6/2020, 2:42 PM

Number of haredim connected to internet rises

Internet providers report significant rises in number of haredim using their services.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2020, 11:19 AM

Netanyahu condemns incitement against haredim

PM: haredi community is following Health Ministry guidelines, coronavirus does not differentiate between secular and religious.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2020, 6:39 PM

Citizens returning from abroad to be taken straight to 'Corona hotels'

Anyone returning from abroad to Israel to be taken straight to isolation facilities. PM also orders they be tested for COVID-19.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/1/2020, 3:37 PM

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri: 'We'll remove haredi coronavirus patients from their homes'

Interior Ministry coordinates haredi and Arab coronavirus patient transfer to hotels to prevent further infection.Mordechai Sones, 3/30/2020, 9:40 PM

US: Haredi outbreak provides excuse for viral anti-Semitism

FBI warns of plans to deliberately infect Jews with coronavirus as hundreds disproportionately found infected in NY's Hasidic neighborhoods.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2020, 7:06 PM

Ashdod's rabbis warn of increasing missionary activity, call for volunteers to combat them

Rabbis hasidic leaders in Ashdod issue a proclamation warning Ashdod's residents of missionaries, call for volunteers to raise awarenessArutz Sheva Staff, 3/9/2020, 10:02 AM

Liberman attacks the haredim, who fire back

UTJ responds after Yisrael Beytenu chairman says that in the next government, he will ensure that budgets are not transferred to yeshivas.Michal Levy, 1/27/2020, 6:36 AM

Benny Gantz speaks at girls' seminary, aims to integrate Haredim and Arabs into IDF

Benny Gantz visits girls' seminary, discusses prospects for peace, integration of haredim and Arabs in the IDF or national service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2020, 3:24 PM

MK Oded Forer urges end to funding for yeshivas for married students

'We failed at getting haredi men to work, solution is to stop funding unemployment,' Yisrael Beytenu's MK Forer says.Ben Shaul, 1/7/2020, 12:47 PM

The cost of Avigdor Liberman

No one said that Russian immigrants are a financial burden, the way Liberman does about the observant Jews who have ensured Judaism's survival through the ages. Leonie Ben-Simon, 12/29/2019, 8:46 AM

Haredi judge's husband writes letter in Torah Scroll of People of Israel

Couple attend ceremony for Sefer Torah for Am Yisrael during Israel visit, with Judge Rachel Freier's husband writing a letter in the scrollMichal Levy, 12/29/2019, 3:10 AM

Health Minister: 'We'll protect bloc, form a right-wing government'

Min. Litzman congratulates PM Netanyahu on victory in Likud primaries, promises to form right-wing government after March elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2019, 3:17 PM

Liberman: Cut budget for yeshiva students' stipends in half

At Maariv, Jerusalem Post conference, MK Liberman criticizes haredi site for 'vodka and pigs' comment.Michal Levi, 12/25/2019, 4:40 PM

Most of 28 yeshivas checked flunk NYC secular studies review

Only two yeshivas of those reviewed provide substantial secular education, report says.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/21/2019, 5:40 PM

Report: One-third of daycare subsidies goes to kollel families

Daycare subsidies no longer serving original purpose of encouraging women to work in addition to their husbands, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2019, 11:00 AM

Haredim to Liberman: Forward a list of demands

Haredi parties approach Liberman's associates after Yisrael Beytenu chairman hints he may be willing to compromise.Michal Levy, 11/28/2019, 11:39 PM

Study: More young haredim are opening businesses

Young haredim are twice as likely as their non-haredi counterparts to own their own businesses, study shows.Michal Levi, 11/26/2019, 12:26 PM

'The monster of hatred and anti-Semitism in the Knesset'

Haredi MKs accuse Avigdor Liberman of anti-Semitism for declaring haredi and Arab parties part of 'anti-Zionist axis.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2019, 3:42 PM

'Liberman loads demands that preclude implementation'

Haredi commentator believes in recent months Liberman added requirements on issues of religion and state that haredim can't fulfill.Shimon Cohen, 11/18/2019, 9:18 PM

Candidate who targeted haredim fails in Rockland County

Haredi residents of Rockland County felt that district attorney candidate Michael Diederich targeted them in his campaign.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 11/8/2019, 9:10 PM

Shaked attempts to create basis for Right-leaning government

Former Justice Minister claims Liberman-haredi agreements can be reached to prevent election; 'No need to drag State into further elections'Mordechai Sones, 11/5/2019, 8:01 PM

'No budget without funding for haredi special ed'

MK Gafni demands Finance Committee members insist on budget for haredi special education students.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/29/2019, 2:23 PM

Does Israel need peace?

The distinguishing element of the recent elections was obvious: they were built on hatred for the head of government and for a specific group in Israeli society, the haredim and Religious Zionists. Alexander Maistrovoy , 10/22/2019, 9:40 PM

Driver of bus with anti-haredi picture summoned for hearing

Transportation Minister demands driver be summoned for picture featuring picture of pig-like haredi man.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/22/2019, 11:55 AM

Gantz apologizes for dividing secular, haredi voters

Blue and White Chairman Benny Gantz apologizes for announcement that sparks storm, but does not refrain from parting shot at haredi voters.Mordechai Sones, 9/16/2019, 4:10 PM

Litzman: We are fighting for the right to live as haredim

'The elections aren't right vs. left or Bibi vs Gantz. The only important thing to them is who will establish a gov't without haredim.'Ben Shaul, 9/15/2019, 10:20 PM

Rivlin meets with reps of initiative for haredi employment

Initiative more important than ever, president says upon being shown findings of the strategic process and the progress made so far.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2019, 1:32 PM

How much do the haredim cost us?

United Torah Judaism launches video to shatter haredi stigma, under heading 'How much the haredim save us.'Mordechai Sones, 9/12/2019, 2:12 PM

Gantz will not appeal to haredim as he abhors 'extortion'

'We'll turn to Likud to form government based on secular majority in Israel,' Blue and White Chairman promises.Mordechai Sones, 9/3/2019, 3:54 PM

Haredi party promises law bypassing Supreme Court

New UTJ campaign warns Supreme Court will continue 'interfering' in haredi community's lives.Hezki Baruch, Chana Roberts, 8/26/2019, 11:35 AM

Helping haredim study technology can help the economy

Blue and White MK Izhar Shay: 'Haredi students contribute to Israel's resilience.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/20/2019, 11:23 AM

Afula may hold show with gender separation

Nazareth District Court reverses decision banning separate seating for men and women at performance for haredi community in Afula.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2019, 5:39 PM

'A government with the haredim is a right-wing government?'

Yisrael Beytenu MK to Arutz Sheva: We have nothing against the haredim. We have a problem with the haredi parties' political extortion.Hezki Baruch, 8/7/2019, 6:36 AM

'Yair Lapid mustn't be allowed to be Prime Minister'

PM attacks anti-haredi video posted by Lapid's party; Benny Gantz also criticizes his party leadership colleague.Mordechai Sones, 8/5/2019, 6:40 PM

Haredi MK: Lapid ruining party's relationship with us

MK Yakov Asher says Blue and White leader MK Lapid 'grew up in a home with a hatred of haredim,' slams 'contest' to siphon votes.Michal Levi, 8/5/2019, 3:36 PM

Dozens of haredim train to join the Paratroopers Brigade

The Shachar organization, which assists religous soldiers, holds a training series for haredim who want to join the paratroopers.Shimon Cohen, 8/1/2019, 6:53 PM

Gantz trying to woo the haredim?

Blue and White chairman tells haredim that MK Lapid 'doesn't hate haredim,' urges not ruling anyone out, says leadership should stay haredi.Michal Levi, 7/31/2019, 3:03 PM

Haredi IDF graduates to join the Mossad?

An employment conference for haredi IDF graduates includes representatives of the Mossad and the Israel Prison Service.Eliran Aharon, 7/19/2019, 2:06 PM

Housing prices soar in haredi sector

'It is particularly the haredim, who have a critical shortage of housing, who suffer from every fluctuation in the market.'Ben Shaul, 7/18/2019, 4:49 PM

Secular Israelis protest haredim moving into city

Spokesperson says residents have no problem with haredim, are protesting only extremists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2019, 1:32 PM

Beaten at his own game? 'Liberman against the haredim'

Liberman posts a photo of Netanyahu with Litzman as proof of a 'state run by Jewish law,' but then a reporter beats him at his own game.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2019, 6:50 PM

In Swiss Alps, locals and haredi tourists find ways to get along

After much-publicized incidents between haredi visitors and locals in Swiss vacation town, project launched to foster mutual understanding.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/2/2019, 8:28 AM

Liberman: Vote Yisrael Beytenu for a haredi-free government

Yisrael Beytenu campaign video calls for 'nationalist, liberal government without haredim.' Liberman: 'You get what you vote for.'Tal Polon, 6/23/2019, 3:49 PM

Bennett presents New Right's plan for draft law

New Right chairman presents plan to lower age of exemption for haredim to encourage them to work, increase compensation for soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2019, 6:41 PM

Liberman slams 'messianic haredim'

Yisrael Beytenu chief vows to block haredi agenda in next government. 'We won't allow religious coercion, attempts to alter status quo.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2019, 2:45 PM

Dozens of haredi passengers sue El Al

Haredi passengers stranded in Athens in November sue El Al for damages. El Al: We operate in accordance with the law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2019, 11:01 AM

Elkin: Whenever Liberman really wanted it, solutions were found

Likud minister: Liberman must show a bit of flexibility to reach solution. 'Haredim have compromised - Liberman should also take a step.'Shimon Cohen, 5/28/2019, 9:11 AM

UK Orthodox Jews mobilize for Tommy Robinson

Members of hasidic and Sefardic communities urge community to 'do right thing for ourselves - and for country to which we owe so much.'Mordechai Sones, 5/22/2019, 9:15 PM

MKs: Give priority to cities in the periphery

Haredi MKs suggest encouraging young families to move to the periphery, building new haredi cities.Michal Levi, 5/13/2019, 2:26 PM

'Shtisel,' popular Israeli show about haredim, gets 3rd season

Israeli show about haredi Jews that became a surprise hit on Netflix will get a third season, show's writer confirms.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 5/9/2019, 9:12 AM