First Pre-Army Academy for Hareidi StudentsNew "mechina" school will give hareidi teenagers a year of intensive pre-army preparation, Torah study.
Yeshiva Funding to be Based on IDF EnlistmentBlow to hareidi yeshiva system as Education Ministry plans to link yeshiva funding to IDF enlistment.
Peres to Hareidi Youth: Be Like the RambamPeres sits down with hareidi youth, calls for hareidi Jews to attend college, enter the workforce. ‘Be like the Rambam.’
Court Proposes Compromise on Hareidi EnlistmentHigh Court proposes compromise as group files suit over delay in hareidi enlistment.
MK Porush: Equality? Why don't Arabs Serve?In meetings with fellow MKs, UTJ politician points to hypocrisy in demanding equal service only from hareidim.
‘A Law Won’t Make Hareidi Men Enlist’Hareidi-religious MK, ‘Whoever thinks a law will force Torah students to enlist in the army is mistaken.’
‘Knesset, not Court, to Rule on Enlistment’Attorney-General’s change would see Torah scholars enlist at 18, not 21. MK Shaked: Knesset will decide – not Supreme Court.
IDF Officer Accuses Yeshiva Deans of LyingGeneral levels harsh accsuations at hareidi yeshivas in Knesset debate, says they help “fake students” avoid IDF service.
MK Lipman Invites Hareidi Enlistees to his HomeHareidi Yesh Atid MK lauds record 400 hareidim who signed up to the IDF; offers support to those whose families are unsupportive
85% of Hareidi Soldiers: Proud to ServeNew polls reveal how hareidi-religious soldiers feel about the IDF, as hundreds more enlist.
Rabbi: Zionists Fought Hareidim, and LostThe Rabbinate elections show the religious-Zionist community what happens if it fights the hareidi world, religious-Zionist rabbi says.
Lapid Demands Police Crackdown on 'Hareidi Extremist Violence'Yesh Atid's Mickey Levy: "This is not Ramallah or Jenin, but the center of Jerusalem.”
Shas ‘Disgusted’ by Attack on Hareidi SoldierHareidi-religious Shas party expresses shock, disgust over ‘wicked’ attack on soldier.
Hareidi Soldier Attacked by Meah Shearim MobThe delegitimization of IDF soldiers in the hareidi community continued Tuesday night, as a soldier was stoned in Meah Shearim
Porush: This is a Dark Day for IsraelHareidi-religious MK slams law requiring hareidi enlistment. ‘This will be remembered as a dark day.’
Support for ‘Imperfect’ Bill on Hareidi-Religious EnlistmentBill on hareidi enlistment passes with 14 votes and 4 abstentions, but dissatisfaction remains.
Irreligious IDF Commanders Switched at Last MinuteCommanders who were to train new hareidi soldiers are replaced due to fears of secular-hareidi misunderstandings.
Video: Hareidi Clash with Police Becomes Wedding DanceHareidi men show their sense of humor with wedding dance styled on protest violence.
Rabbi Simcha Hacohen Kook Slams Enlistment PlansThe Chief Rabbi of Rehovot says some want to fight Torah learning because they see its impact, criticizes Chief Rabbinate candidacy.
Knesset Lobby: Don’t Make Anyone EnlistA new movement proposes a radical solution to the hareidi enlistment issue: no mandatory enlistment for anyone.
Hareidi MK: Lack of Hareidi Enlistment is Israel's FaultIt was the army that abandoned hareidi Jews and not the other way around, MK claims.
Hareidi MK: If Govt. Forces Enlistment, Israel Won’t be Our HomeHareidi MK: If Torah students are forced to enlist, ‘We will tell the world this isn’t the place for Torah observant Jews.’
Bennett: It's Time to Put an End to Discourse of HateThe hareidi-religious community is concerned over being drafted into the army and it must be done gently, says Minister Naftali Bennett.
Rabbi Ben-Dahan: No Way Will Hareidim be JailedHareidi-religious yeshiva students will not go to jail, even if they refuse to enlist in the IDF, says Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs.
Yaalon: No to Criminal Sanctions Against Hareidi Draft EvadersDefense Minister Moshe Yaalon expresses his strong opposition to criminal actions against hareidi men who don't serve in the IDF.
ZAKA Head: Hareidi World Lacks LeadershipZAKA head explains why the secular and hareidi-religious communities cannot understand each other.
Hareidi IDF Rabbi: Forced Enlistment? This Means WarHareidi IDF rabbi, Nachal Hareidi co-founder, threatens zero cooperation if government tries to force enlistment.
Danon: We Won’t Be Party to Anti-Hareidi IncitementDanon says Likud will stick up for hareidi Israelis, will insist on changes to ‘equal burden of service’ law.
Livni Dissatisfied with Agreement on Hesder TrackJustice Minister Tzipi Livni says that soldiers in the hesder track should serve for the same length of time as hareidi soldiers.
Lapid to Hareidi Men: We Need YouLapid tells hareidi men, ‘If Iran gets a nuclear bomb, it’s happening to you, too.’
Perry Committee: Treat Hareidi Men who Don’t Enlist as CriminalsPerry Committee votes for criminal sanctions for hareidi non-enlistment.
MK: Use Hareidi Money to Fund SoldiersFormer head of IDF Manpower: Instead of force, use hareidi money to reward soldiers. He rejects civilian service option.
MK Slams Lapid ‘Panic Attack’ on EconomyLabor MK slams Lapid as he drops planned meetings in favor of hareidi enlistment debate. ‘No celebrity discount.’
MKs Debate: What Does Torah Say about Enlistment?Yesh Atid MK frustrated by what he calls ‘distortion of Torah,’ Shas MK argues, ‘Legislation won’t help.’
MK Eichler: Abolish Mandatory IDF ServiceCancellation of the mandatory service and turning the IDF into a professional army will end the "cultural war" against hareidim, says MK.
Netanyahu Asks Yaalon to Support New Draft LawPrime Minister asks Defense Minister to support new draft law, despite his opposition to criminal sanctions against draft evaders.
Perry Committee Ends Meeting Without AgreementLate night meeting of the Perry Committee ends because of an argument over criminal sanctions against hareidim who evade service.
Ministers Expected to Oppose ‘Anti-Hareidi’ Perry ReportThe Perry Committee’s recommendations are expected to face strong opposition. MK: It looks like an anti-hareidi campaign.
Ariel: Equal Burden Should Apply to Everyone, Arabs TooHousing Minister Uri Ariel says his party intends to demand legislation be introduced requiring Arabs to enlist in the army.
MK: Hareidi Men Will Marry Young, Avoid ServiceMK says proposed solution for hareidi military service will be no solution at all, thanks to early marriage in hareidi community.
Tens of Thousands of Hareidim Protest EnlistmentEida Hareidit organizes rally near IDF enlistment center to fight against plans to enlist young men.
Aharonovich: Hareidi Enlistment in Under a MonthMinister of Internal Security anticipates fast decision on hareidi enlistment, calls for Arab service as well.
Chief Rabbi: Equal Burden of Service? NonsenseRabbi Shlomo Amar says talk of hareidi-religious enlistment is ‘nonsense.’
‘Equal Burden for Hareidi Men – What About Arabs?’Deputy Defense Minister calls for Arabs, not just hareidi Jews, to bear burden of national defense.
Soldiers: Hareidi Jews Will be Pleasantly Surprised by IDFMinisters meet with hareidi soldiers as they weigh options in IDF enlistment battle.
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef: The Greater Pain is Yeshiva EnlistmentBereaved rabbi tells Prime Minister that he is pained by plans to require yeshiva students to enlist in the IDF.
Paper Calls for Independent Hareidi Entity in IsraelAs tension over IDF enlistment continues, hareidi daily proposes solving problem with hareidi autonomy.
Rabbi Shteinman: Everything Is For the GoodHareidi leader says funding cuts, pressure over IDF enlistment will ultimately benefit the hareidi community.
Gafni: We Still Embrace Religious ZionistsHareidi MK says hareidi world will ‘embrace’ religious Zionists, but will give religious-Zionist MKs a hard time.
Rabbi: Hareidi Enlistment ‘Not a Czarist Decree’Rabbi Dov Lior says hareidi enlistment plans show unprecedented respect for Torah study, are not a ‘decree.’
Hareidi Enlistment Proposal Worries ActivistsPro-enlistment activists worry that Yesh Atid’s agreement on hareidi-religious army recruitment will have no real effect.
Bayit Yehudi Presents: The 'New Deal' on Yeshiva Student DraftsThe new coalition deal on equitable IDF service enhances the status of yeshiva students and the yeshiva world, Bayit Yehudi said
Coalition Talks Continue into the NightProgress was made on the issue of hareidi enlistment during the Netanyahu-Lapid-Bennett meeting. Negotiators to continue talking.
Litzman: Hareidi-Haters Beginning the DemolitionHareidi MK terms Naftali Bennett head of ‘axis of evil,’ warns ‘haters of religion’ will bring destruction.
Hareidi Parties: This is What We Get for Our Loyalty?Hareidi MKs are up in arms over the impending deal between theLikud/Yisrael Beteinu, Yesh Atid and Jewish Home to form a government
Rabbi Calls for 5-Day Torah Marathon to 'Cancel Decree'Hareidi-religious leader Rabbi Shteinman calls for a five-day Torah study marathon “to cancel the decree.”
Report: Lapid and Bennett Draft New Hareidi Enlistment OutlineNaftali Bennett and Yair Lapid have drafted a new outline for enlistment of hareidim which they will present during coalition negotiations.