Leading Haredi Rabbi Tells Followers: No Party Worth Voting For

Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach nixes rumors he'll tacitly back Yachad party, says he won't be voting at all - followers likely to do the same.Gil Ronen, 3/16/2015, 3:03 PM

Haredim Block Highways in Protest of IDF Enlistment

Outside Modi'in, in Jerusalem and Ashdod, masses of haredim block roads and protest arrest of four students who refused enlistment.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 2/2/2015, 10:39 AM

Rabbi Auerbach: Now is Not the Time to Protest IDF Draft

Follower of hareidi rabbi says given the current security escalation he opposes protests such as yesterday's in Jerusalem.Ari Soffer and Haim Lev, 8/20/2014, 8:26 AM

Hareidi Rabbi: We’ll Fight Like in Ukraine

Rabbi compares enlistment protests to Ukraine riots. Pro-enlistment activist: Let hareidi Jews vent their upset.Maayana Miskin, 2/27/2014, 10:06 AM

'We Will Fight Until the Death'

Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach declares intense opposition to hareidi draft law at anti-draft rally, encourages followers 'not to surrender.'Tova Dvorin, 2/23/2014, 8:04 AM

Hareidi Politician: Protests weren't our Idea

Rabbi Auerbach acted on his own when he gave instructions to demonstrate, says a UTJ source.Gil Ronen, 2/6/2014, 5:40 PM

Hareidim Protest Yeshiva Funding Freeze: 'We're Ready for War'

Thousands of hareidim take to the streets in Jerusalem and Bnei Brak over freezing yeshiva funding, decry 'spiritual holocaust'.Ari Yashar, 2/6/2014, 5:19 PM

Hundreds of Hareidi Israelis Protest For Release of Draft-Dodger

Hundreds demonstrate outside of Prison 6, where yeshiva student is being held for dodging draft; Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach in attendance.Tova Dvorin , 12/4/2013, 4:29 PM

Piron Threatens to Stop Yeshiva Stipends Over Harassment

Education Minister Rabbi Shai Piron threatens to stop funding Yeshivot over ongoing reports of politically-charged student harassmentTova Dvorin, 10/29/2013, 6:00 PM

Rabbi Shteinman's Attacker Transferred to Psychiatric Hospital

Judge extends custody of suspect; family says man is mentally unwell.Adam Ross, 10/24/2013, 5:35 PM

Rabbi Shteinman Attacked at Home

A hareidi man in his 20s broke into the home of the spiritual leader, aged 99, and assaulted him.Gil Ronen, 10/23/2013, 12:56 PM

Council Elections: Rabbi Auerbach Gets Threatening Note

Note left on Rabbi's car demanding he close list running against mainstream hareidi party in municipal elections.Adam Ross, 10/21/2013, 2:36 PM

Rabbi Auerbach Undergoes Cardiac Catheterization

Head of Maalot Hatorah Yeshiva is in hospital after a successful catheterization.Gil Ronen, 1/6/2013, 7:14 PM

Hareidi Leader: Yeshiva Students Must Avoid IDF at All Costs

Top hareidi religious Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach has issued a ruling that yeshiva students 'must lay down their lives' rather than enter the IDF.David Lev, 2/23/2012, 5:10 PM