Vizhnitzer Rebbe Tells Young Men to Ignore IDF SummonsThe instructions signal a break from the longstanding hareidi policy, to report to recruitment offices.
Hareidim Gather in Streets Saturday Night to Protest IDF DraftHareidi protesters take extreme measures to protest the arrest of man who ignored draft summons.
Hareidi Leader: We Will Continue to Fight the Draft LawHareidim will continue to evade army service, says leader of the hareidi struggle against the new draft law.
Torah Students Dragged to Jail in Purim SkitChassidic Purim celebration includes comedy skit where Torah student is taken to prison.
Bennett Praises 'Historic Law' in Video StatementJewish Home Chairman hails new law for easing hareidi entrance to job market and army.
MK on Enlistment Bill's 'Anti-Hareidi Message'MK Chetboun warns Enlistment Bill will rip Israeli society apart, says he ‘won’t play Yesh Atid’s game.’
Coalition MK to Vote No on ‘Anti-Religious’ Enlistment BillMK Chetboun’s surprise opposition to ‘anti-religious’ enlistment bill is the first crack in Coalition discipline.
Lapid: Time for Hareidi Men to Do Their PartLapid: Vote on hareidi enlistment is a vote for government power over ‘multi-cultural circus.’
Hareidi Viewpoint: Unraveled Knit KippotThe soul of our nation is as crucial as its body.
Hareidim in New York Protest Draft LawThousands of hareidim gathered in Manhattan to protest against the new Israeli draft law which will force yeshiva students to enlist.
Clip Returns Fire On 'Official' Hareidi Protest VideoNew clip flips propaganda video around, shows hareidi soldiers juxtaposed with 'worthless pursuits' of hareidi protesters.
Hareidi Protest Clip Targets Soldiers, Causes Ire'Official clip' of hareidi anti-enlistment protest suggests serving national security is a 'worthless pursuit.'
Foreign Ministry: Chabad ‘Civilian Service’ is IllegalMinistry rejects Shaked Committee’s plan to count Chabad emissaries toward ‘hareidi service’ goal.
Podcast: Diverse Voices Speak Out on Massive Draft RallyHear exclusive coverage from the scene of the massive 'Ateres' prayer vigil plus phone calls from concerned Israelis.
US Hareidi Leader: IDF Enlistment is InevitableThe hareidi political establishment is proud of Sunday's mass rally, but hareidi leaders in the US aren't so sure it was a good thing.
Rabbi Ronsky: Cannot Understand Those Going to ProtestRabbi Avihai Ronsky, former IDF Chief Rabbi, said Sunday that Religious Zionists had no place at Sunday's mass hareidi protest
Bennett: Torah Students Will Not Go to Jail, PeriodEconomy Minister says the planned hareidi rally against the new draft law is unnecessary. "Military service is a mitzvah, not a decree."
Hareidim Threaten Mass Exodus from Israel if Draft Law PassesThe Belz Hassidic community is threatening a "mass emigration from Israel" if hareidim are forced to join the army.
Rabbi, Students: No Place for Zionists at Hareidi RallyYeshiva students, former IDF Chief Rabbi, urge religious-Zionists who are planning to attend hareidi rally to reconsider.
Mammoth Hareidi Protest Planned for SundayNo vehicles will be allowed to proceed toward Jerusalem from Latrun, from 1:00 p.m. onward.
MKs’ Wives to Sarah Netanyahu: Be Our EstherWives of hareidi MKs urge Sarah Netanyahu to sway her husband’s heart regarding hareidi enlistment.
IDF ‘Deathly Afraid’ of Hareidi Enlistment, MK AccusesYesh Atid MK accuses IDF of avoiding hareidi enlistment; MKs seek to define ‘hareidi’ for new law.
Approved: Criminal Sanctions for Hareidi Draft DodgersShaked Committee approves criminal sanctions on hareidim who evade army service. MK Yogev demands a re-vote.
Commentator Calls for ‘Funerals in Bnei Brak’Controversy on Channel 2 as commentator says he wants to see dead soldiers from Bnei Brak.
MKs Mull Compromise on Criminal Sanctions for Non-EnlistersMK Omer Bar Lev floats plan that would postpone implementation of law on hareidi enlistment by a year.
Hareidi Activists: Say No to Soldier CostumesWill hareidi boys no longer dress up as IDF soldiers? Activists argue that popular costumes ‘won’t bring joy’ this Purim.
Bennett: We're Making HistoryJewish Home chairman hails the new draft law as “an historic change”. Shaked Committee to begin voting Monday on new draft law.
Wortzman: Coalition Agreement Says No Criminal SanctionsDeputy Education Minister reminds Lapid that he agreed not to impose criminal sanctions on hareidi draft evaders.
Hareidi MKs to Lapid: Go Ahead, Quit"We would be delighted if Lapid resigns from the government," says MK Moses in response to Finance Minister's threats.
Lapid: No Criminal Sanctions on Hareidim, No CoalitionLapid says new enlistment law will pass, demands it include punishment. On peace talks, 'after evictions we'll all be different people.'
170 Hareidi Soldiers Sworn In Amid Protests170 new hareidi soldiers join the Nahal Hareidi, as thousands protest new draft law and cutting of funding to yeshivas.
Protest Video: 'We'll Survive Our Stupid Country'Hareidi MK warns pressuring of hareidim will lead to extremism, accuses Lapid of playing with fire for political gain.
Hareidim Burn Police Car in AshdodVideo shows hareidim torching squad car as thousands of hareidim protest in Jerusalem, Bnei Brak and Ashdod.
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'.
Yeshiva Head Says Lapid Funding Cut Shows True IntentionsRabbi Ronsky: Lapid’s stance on yeshiva budgets - including those whose students enlisted - brings his intent into question.
Shas MK Slams ‘Outrageous Persecution’ of YeshivasMK Nissim Ze'ev urges gov't to reconsider, says hareidi army service can happen ‘without or sanctions.’
Lapid Retroactively Cuts Yeshiva FundingLapid utilizes technicality to take back February funding and ensure Supreme Court ruling against hareidi yeshivas is carried out.
Hareidi MK: Supreme Court 'Declared War On Us'MK Gafni charges Supreme Court of 'never ruling in favor of hareidi public,' sees recent ruling against yeshiva funding as 'culture war.'
Lapid Lauds Supreme Court Ruling Against YeshivasCourt decision to annul funding for yeshivas a 'reminder of the law' says Lapid; MK Shaked calls ruling meaningless pressure.
Bennett: Court’s Intervention Just Makes This HarderMinister Naftali Bennett says the Supreme Court is making it harder, not easier, to enlist hareidi men in the army.
Anti-Hareidi Activists Hail Court Ruling to Defund YeshivasProponents of hareidi enlistment say Supreme Court 'put an end to the injustice' of funding yeshivas whose students don't serve in IDF.
Supreme Court: No Govt. Funds if Hareidi Students Don’t EnlistSupreme Court rules government must not fund yeshivas for students who have not enlisted in the IDF.
Bennett: Jewish Home Could Leave Coalition Over Kerry PlanBennett rejects coalition 'soap opera,' says will leave coalition if peace deal doesn't meet his party's values.
Yaalon: Hareidi Brigade Successful Beyond ExpectationsDefense Minister praises majority-hareidi brigade on its anniversary.
Lapid: Fire the Chief RabbisFinance Minister promises to fire Israel's chief rabbis over ruling that Jewish law forbids religious girls from enlisting in the IDF.
Chabad 'Shluchim' to Join National Service ProgramChabad emissaries who serve in Chabad houses worldwide, will be enrolled in the state's National Service program.
MK Stern Says Chabad Emissaries Should Count as National ServiceAs part of debate over hareidi enlistment, MK suggests Israel recognize Chabad youth who volunteer abroad as doing national service.
MK Porush Complains to US Ambassador About Draft 'Edict'Israeli rabbis are headed to the US to stop the "edict" on drafting hareidi youths, MK Meir Porush wrote in a letter to the US ambassador
Hareidi Brigade Wins IDF Chief of Staff PrizeNahal Hareidi makes history by winning the prestigious prize for the first time, enjoys sharp rise in enlistment despite Knesset debates.
Hareidim Protest Draft-Avoiders' ArrestHundreds of hareidim gathered outside the military prison where two 18-year-olds were jailed.
MK Calls on IDF To Be Gentle With Yeshiva Student ArrestsIn light of protests over draft-dodging arrest, MK David Azoulay calls for IDF to proceed with caution in dealing with yeshiva students.
Protest, Clashes as Hareidi Youth Arrested over DraftArrest of hareidi youth who failed to report to induction office sparks violent protests.
Rabbi Laments: MKs are Killing Hareidi EnlistmentThe government’s attempt to push hareidi men into the army is causing them to leave in droves, former IDF rabbi warns.
Bennett: Likud to Decide on Jail for Hareidi Draft DodgersBennett: Likud will ultimately decide whether hareidi draft-dodgers are sent to jail, or receive economic sanctions instead.
Hareidi MK: Are We Still Allowed to Breathe?Tempers high as MKs talk about punishing hareidi men who refuse to join the army. MK: Can we still breathe?
Hareidi, Secular MKs Threaten 'Culture War'Debate on sanctions against hareidi men who do not enlist turns ugly.
Hareidi Soldiers Among Most Active in Fighting TerrorHareidi-religious soldiers in Netzach Yehuda had the most ‘encounters’ this year, MKs learn.