Gantz: Netanyahu seeks to divide Israelis

Gantz: Netanyahu seeks to divide Israelis

Alternate PM meets with haredi reporters, says draft law is ready to be passed, expects haredi parties to abide by agreement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2020, 3:51 PM
B'tsalmo protests against metro plan that doesn't include stops in Bnei Brak

B'tsalmo protests against metro plan that doesn't include stops in Bnei Brak

'Unthinkable' to pay tens of millions in programs so haredim can work, but deny them access to transportation there, organization says.Hezki Baruch, 8/19/2020, 6:59 PM
Poll: 43% of haredim learned online during coronavirus shutdown

Poll: 43% of haredim learned online during coronavirus shutdown

New poll shows uptick in haredi population's use of internet, with more haredim working online from home than other sectors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/10/2020, 2:24 PM
Report: Netanyahu seeks NIS 400 million for haredi yeshivas

Report: Netanyahu seeks NIS 400 million for haredi yeshivas

Prime Minister Netanyahu reportedly seeks to convince haredi parties not to oppose new elections with new funding for yeshivas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2020, 9:48 PM
MK Ayelet Shaked: High time to dissolve the coalition

MK Ayelet Shaked: High time to dissolve the coalition

Shaked said that with the haredim not getting any of their wishes met and a bevy of other issues, the coalition could no longer keep going.Eitan Divinsky, 7/23/2020, 6:46 PM
Benny Gantz: 'We'll set up 13 coronavirus hotels for haredim'

Benny Gantz: 'We'll set up 13 coronavirus hotels for haredim'

About 4,000 sick and isolated so far evacuated to hotels adapted for haredim: 'Entire security system mobilized for challenge to save lives'Mordechai Sones, 7/21/2020, 5:19 PM
MK Moshe Gafni: 'Why is there a closure only in our cities?'

MK Moshe Gafni: 'Why is there a closure only in our cities?'

Degel Hatorah Chair: 'The haredi public's mood is despondent on an unprecedented level; the feeling is they deal with us unfairly.'Mordechai Sones, 7/14/2020, 6:54 PM
'There's no information, testing, economic solutions, or enough hotels'

'There's no information, testing, economic solutions, or enough hotels'

MK Smotrich offers services as haredi coronavirus liaison: 'There's chaos, lack of communication, feeling they locked city, threw away key.'Shimon Cohen, 7/14/2020, 5:27 PM
Police superintendent meets 13-year-old haredi girl who was confronted by police

Police superintendent meets 13-year-old haredi girl who was confronted by police

After video of police confronting young girl sparks outrage across Israel, the girl tours police station with her family.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2020, 6:38 PM
Senior staff member at haredi yeshiva tells students to increase 'honor of Torah scholars'

Senior staff member at haredi yeshiva tells students to increase 'honor of Torah scholars'

Spiritual leader at hardest-hit haredi yeshiva implies coronavirus outbreak due to disrespect of Torah and Torah scholars.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2020, 4:31 PM
Clashes between protesters and police in Jerusalem

Clashes between protesters and police in Jerusalem

Hundreds of haredim protest closures imposed by city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2020, 10:52 PM
MK Betzalel Smotrich in Betar Illit: 'Without full partnership this won't work'

MK Betzalel Smotrich in Betar Illit: 'Without full partnership this won't work'

Yamina MK visits War Room in Betar Illit, which faces closure and increase in morbidity, and returns with some insights.MK Betzalel Smotrich, 7/12/2020, 9:17 PM
Criteria for imposing lockdowns on cities to be published in advance

Criteria for imposing lockdowns on cities to be published in advance

PM agrees to demand by Aryeh Deri to publish guidelines for declaring restricted areas amid reports of discrimination against haredim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2020, 1:59 PM
Jerusalem Mayor: Closure will turn neighborhoods into coronavirus incubators

Jerusalem Mayor: Closure will turn neighborhoods into coronavirus incubators

Jerusalem Mayor warns Health Ministry measures to combat coronavirus in haredi neighborhoods may only worsen situation.Mordechai Sones, 7/9/2020, 12:16 PM
Haredi rabbi warns: 'Yeshiva students may be roaming the streets'

Haredi rabbi warns: 'Yeshiva students may be roaming the streets'

Coronavirus may have caused 'what Zionists haven't managed to accomplish in 70 years,' Rabbi Yitzhak Koldetzki says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2020, 3:00 PM
Jerusalem: Haredi men stop Arabs from harassing haredi women - and are attacked

Jerusalem: Haredi men stop Arabs from harassing haredi women - and are attacked

Haredi men step up, demand gang of Arabs cease harassing haredi women - and are attacked by the Arabs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/5/2020, 12:11 AM
Hamodia attacks: The haredim have lost confidence

Hamodia attacks: The haredim have lost confidence

When the media needs blood, there's nothing like turning on the haredim, merchandise that always has buyers, says Hamodia's Yaakov Reinitz.Mordechai Sones, 7/2/2020, 2:11 PM
Yaakov LItzman scraps plan for new haredi city in northern Negev

Yaakov LItzman scraps plan for new haredi city in northern Negev

Housing Min. Litzman scraps plan for new haredi city - after government invested tens of millions in planning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2020, 12:35 PM
Shas MK: Exercise judgment before imposing a lockdown

Shas MK: Exercise judgment before imposing a lockdown

MK Moshe Abutbul recommends that policymakers calculate their steps when it comes to imposing coronavirus lockdowns.Hezki Baruch, 6/25/2020, 5:36 AM
'It's wrong to lock down an entire city,' says MK Meir Porush

'It's wrong to lock down an entire city,' says MK Meir Porush

MK Porush: Because of a few dozen virus cases, 50 thousand haredi residents of Elad are in lockdown.Hezki Baruch, 6/24/2020, 10:50 PM
Haredi employment in public sector far below government goal

Haredi employment in public sector far below government goal

Shas MK Michael Malchieli urges Finance Committee meeting to force recruitment of haredim for public service positions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2020, 2:26 PM
Eastern Jerusalem resident arrested over sexual assault of haredi teen

Eastern Jerusalem resident arrested over sexual assault of haredi teen

Resident of Arab neighborhood in Jerusalem arrested on suspicion of assaulting haredi youth.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2020, 2:59 PM
UTJ MK: The haredi public is neither right nor left

UTJ MK: The haredi public is neither right nor left

MK Yaakov Asher says his party will bring the issue of sovereignty before its rabbis before deciding whether to support it.Ben Ariel, 6/5/2020, 5:06 AM
Avigdor Liberman: Haredim raise generations of children to be 'election fodder'

Avigdor Liberman: Haredim raise generations of children to be 'election fodder'

Yisrael Beyteinu Chairman: 'Netanyahu sold secular, traditional, religious Zionists to haredim in liquidation sale.'Rafael Levy, 6/1/2020, 4:58 PM
Haredim call on Netanyahu to bring Yamina into government

Haredim call on Netanyahu to bring Yamina into government

Leaders of haredi parties call for united right-wing bloc to be included in government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2020, 5:47 PM
Yeshivas to reopen after coronavirus crisis? Not in some hasidic circles

Yeshivas to reopen after coronavirus crisis? Not in some hasidic circles

Despite plan allowing yeshivas to reopen, some hasidic groups have instructed their communities to continue distance learning.Michal Levi, 4/29/2020, 5:57 PM
Survey: Most haredim are adhering to Health Ministry's coronavirus guidelines

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'

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

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, 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

'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

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: '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

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

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'

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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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'

'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'

'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

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

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'

'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?

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

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