Witness: Haredi locals confronted Ashdod riotersLocal residents tried to stop haredi extremists from attacking police, cursing rabbis; were told 'You are secular!'
Enlist in IDF, increase your marriage prospectsNew tongue-in-cheek IDF video campaign combats haredi stigma against army service.
New coalition crisis brewing over Draft Law changeLikud MK Yoav Kish threatens to vote against any changes to law mandating all 18-year-olds serve in Israeli army.
Yisrael Beytenu the 'only right, secular party'?Avigdor Liberman slams Likud as 'sellouts' to haredi community after changes slated for draft law.
New Draft Law postpones haredi IDF service'Trial period' postponed, then extended until 2020; criminal sanctions not to be enforced until 2023.
Lapid: No to Coalition that Will Change Draft LawYesh Atid chairman says he will not be part of a government that will remove the criminal sanctions against haredi draft dodgers.
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.
Shas MK to Jewish Home: You Hate HareidimShas will not hesitate to join a coalition led by the Labor party and leave the Jewish Home behind, threatens MK Yitzchak Vaknin.
Bennett: Torah Students Will Not Go to JailEconomy 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 if Draft Law PassesThe Belz Hassidic community is threatening a "mass emigration from Israel" if hareidim are forced to join the army.
23,000 Hareidim to Hit Job Market Within MonthsEconomics Minister Naftali Bennett on Monday led a round-table discussion on the employment situation in the hareidi community.
Approved: Criminal Sanctions for Hareidi DodgersShaked Committee approves criminal sanctions on hareidim who evade army service. MK Yogev demands a re-vote.
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.
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.
Lapid: I Don't Hate HareidimYesh Atid Chairman Yair Lapid: I don't hate any Jew in the world. Torah study is important and doesn't contradict with national service.
Ya'alon Meets Kadima MKs About Draft LawMinister Moshe Ya'alon (Likud) meets four members from Kadima, shows them the outline of the new draft law he is preparing.
MK: Kadima Didn't Exhaust NegotiationsMK Yulia Shamalov-Berkovich is against her party’s leaving the coalition. "Many hareidim do enlist, we missed a real opportunity."
Netanyahu: Mofaz Gave Up on Historic OpportunityPM Netanyahu sends a letter to Kadima chairman Mofaz, expresses regret that Mofaz chose to quit the unity government.
Netanyahu Weighing Elections in JanuaryNetanyahu is figuring that if Mofaz is playing political games to force elections, he will get them sooner than he expects.
‘Equality for All’ in IDF Draft Must Include ArabsWhy does the demand for “equality” that demands the enlistment of Torah students not include Arabs, asks national MK Ben-Ari.
Netanyahu and Mofaz Talk, Agree to Talk Even MorePM Binyamin Netanyahu and Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz hold late night meeting on draft law. Agreement yet to be reached.
Students Visit Bnei Brak, Discuss Draft LawAs politicians continued to quarrel over the draft law, Bar Ilan students visited Bnei Brak and focused on talking with the residents.
Mofaz, Netanyahu Meet, Talk About Draft LawPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz meet about the new draft law. Meeting ends without progress.
Ya'alon, Plesner Hold First Meeting on Draft LawDeputy PM Ya'alon and MK Plesner, who were appointed to head a team to formulate a new draft law, hold positive first meeting.