Shameful: Hamas Retweets Hareidi Anti-IDF 'Pig' Cartoon

Posters portraying religious soldiers as pigs drawn up by Jewish anti-Zionists - and happily endorsed by their Islamist counterparts.Ari Soffer, 10/11/2014, 9:20 PM

Hareidi Extremists Show IDF Soldiers as Pigs in Poster Campaign

Just days after Yom Kippur less than two months after Gaza war, hareidi extremists relaunch anti-IDF incitement.Chaim Lev, 10/10/2014, 4:22 PM

Rabbis Slam IDF for Targeting Hareidi Soldiers in Punishment

Nahal Hareidi rabbis criticize 'drastic' jailing of soldiers in the Brigade for part in social protest, note rapid decline in enlistment.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 7/4/2014, 7:55 AM

IDF Yeshiva Leader Demands: 'Cancel Enlistment Law'

Former chairman of Hesder Yeshivas Association calls on Supreme Court to cancel; 'no hareidim enlisting anymore.'Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 6/27/2014, 2:22 PM

First Hareidi Hesder Yeshiva Combines Torah and Army

Ground-breaking four-year program opened in Jerusalem, integrates two years of study with two years of service in Cyber Defense Unit.Ari Yashar, 5/1/2014, 9:28 PM

'If Hareidim Understood the Draft Bill, They Wouldn't Oppose it'

Hareidi MK Dov Lipman shares his thoughts on the enlistment bill, negotiations with the PA and the prospects for a split in Beit Shemesh.Ari Soffer, 4/29/2014, 9:24 PM

Families 'Ashamed of Hareidi War Dead'

Three Hesder yeshivas will honor the graves of hareidi soldiers whose families do not visit on Memorial Day.Gil Ronen, 4/29/2014, 11:42 AM

Hareidi Draft Evader Freed

Hareidi MKs tried but it was Zionist Rabbi Haim Druckman who secured the youth's freedom. Protests likely scuttled.Uzi Baruch, 4/13/2014, 7:26 PM

Enlistment Law Causes Sharp Drop in Hareidi Draftees

IDF acknowledges that controversial new law responsible for 30% drop in enlistments to Nahal Hareidi; down to 140 draftees in March.Iddo Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 4/11/2014, 9:28 AM

'Quiet Deal' to Release Yeshiva Student for Seder

Sources close to Shas Chairman Deri say IDF has agreed to free yeshiva student whose arrest sparked rioting.Haim Lev, Gil Ronen, 4/10/2014, 9:16 PM

Hundreds Protest Hareidi Draft Refuser's Arrest, 5 Arrested

The protesters are from the eida hareidit stream, which organized mass rallies in the past. Police arrest 5.Haim Lev, Gil Ronen, 4/10/2014, 4:29 PM

Ya'alon Promises 'No Force or Coercion' on Hareidi Enlistment

Ya'alon stresses importance of preserving hareidi lifestyle in army to new hareidi recruits, notes challenges of hareidi backlash.Yedidya Ben-Or, Ari Yashar, 3/27/2014, 1:28 PM

Torah Students Dragged to Jail in Purim Skit

Chassidic Purim celebration includes comedy skit where Torah student is taken to prison.Maayana Miskin, 3/17/2014, 8:58 AM

Hareidi Soldiers Say Other Hareidim Abuse Them

Hareidi soldiers are suffering assaults and abuse from members of their own communities. It's linked to the draft law, IDF officials say.Tova Dvorin, 3/10/2014, 9:36 PM

Clip Returns Fire On 'Official' Hareidi Protest Video

New clip flips propaganda video around, shows hareidi soldiers juxtaposed with 'worthless pursuits' of hareidi protesters.Ari Yashar, 3/7/2014, 1:28 PM

Rabbi Calls on Hareidi Community to Thank Jewish Home

Rabbi Ya'akov Medan, in Arutz Sheva interview, notes Jewish Home campaigned to protect hareidi sector, should not be incited against.Tova Dvorin, 3/7/2014, 1:21 PM

MK Reveals Jewish Home’s ‘Hidden’ Pro-Hareidi Work

Jewish Home MK recounts victories in battle to make enlistment law more hareidi-friendly.Maayana Miskin, 3/6/2014, 11:52 AM

Hareidi Protest Clip Targets Soldiers, Causes Ire

'Official clip' of hareidi anti-enlistment protest suggests serving national security is a 'worthless pursuit.'Ari Yashar, 3/5/2014, 11:57 AM

Foreign Ministry: Chabad ‘Civilian Service’ is Illegal

Ministry rejects Shaked Committee’s plan to count Chabad emissaries toward ‘hareidi service’ goal.Maayana Miskin, 3/4/2014, 7:59 PM

'A Mandatory Draft is a Waste'

Israeli Freedom Movement leader Boaz Arad speaks to Arutz Sheva about the draft - and why he believes it should be abolished for everyone.Tova Dvorin , 3/4/2014, 12:21 PM

Watch: Hareidi Mass-Prayer Rally Ends With Shema Recital

This is what one of the largest-ever Jewish prayer sessions looks and feels like.Gil Ronen, 3/2/2014, 11:31 PM

Opposition Leader Says Hareidi Enlistment Being Mishandled

Labor Party leader Isaac Herzog criticizes aggressive implementation of hareidi draft law, says more dialogue necessary.Ari Soffer, 3/2/2014, 10:28 PM

Hundreds of Thousands at Hareidi Anti-Enlistment Rally

Entrance to Jerusalem is blocked by huge hareidi prayer rally against the law that will punish hareidi men who do not enlist.Gil Ronen, 3/2/2014, 5:22 PM

Jerusalem Gearing Up for 'Million Man March'

Police, Magen David Adom, Hatzalah prepare for 'million man march' against draft. Public transport to come to a halt.Tova Dvorin, 3/2/2014, 2:55 PM

Association of Community Rabbis Skips March Over Incitement

Group headed by Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu cancels plans to attend until Yated Ne'eman retracts incitement against Religious Zionist leader.Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 3/2/2014, 2:53 PM

Prayer Rally or Demonstration of Hate?

While official organizers of today's 'million man march' claim it's a prayer rally, hareidi newspaper headline shows otherwise.Tova Dvorin, 3/2/2014, 11:35 AM

Mass Hareidi Rally ‘Like a Purim Play’

MK Feiglin on why Yair Lapid ‘is the best thing to happen to hareidi Jews.’Maayana Miskin, 3/2/2014, 9:25 AM

Rabbi: Break the Wall Isolating Hareidi Community

Rabbi Zalman Melamed: we want unity with hareidi community, but first they need to end the disrespect.Maayana Miskin, 3/2/2014, 8:23 AM

Religious Zionist Leader 'Shocked and Outraged' by Hareidi Rally

Another respected Religious Zionist joins the chorus of calls against the hareidi rally Sunday.Tova Dvorin, 3/1/2014, 9:21 PM

'We Are a Lighthouse in a Very Turbulent Storm'

Economics Minister Naftali Bennett rejects EU boycotts, the idea of land for peace, and complaints against the hareidi draft.Tova Dvorin, 2/28/2014, 2:27 PM

Rabbi, Students: No Place for Zionists at Hareidi Rally

Yeshiva students, former IDF Chief Rabbi, urge religious-Zionists who are planning to attend hareidi rally to reconsider.Maayana Miskin, 2/28/2014, 1:13 AM

MKs’ Wives to Sarah Netanyahu: Be Our Esther

Wives of hareidi MKs urge Sarah Netanyahu to sway her husband’s heart regarding hareidi enlistment.Maayana Miskin, 2/27/2014, 12:03 PM

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

'Threats on My Life Don't Scare Me'

Yair Lapid issues statement on death threats, stresses that disagreements with the hareidi community are 'between brothers,' 'out of love.'Tova Dvorin, 2/26/2014, 9:45 PM

Police Investigate Incitement Against Lapid, Bennett

Police Chief warns that hareidi death-threats taken 'very seriously'; Science Minister asks Shin Bet, Public Security Ministry to step in.Tova Dvorin, 2/26/2014, 5:00 PM

'Lapid Will Be Murdered Like Rabin'

Attorney Rabbi Halbertal quotes warnings Lapid will be murdered by a hareidi for relentless pursuit of hareidi enlistment.Ari Yashar, 2/26/2014, 11:08 AM

IDF ‘Deathly Afraid’ of Hareidi Enlistment, MK Accuses

Yesh Atid MK accuses IDF of avoiding hareidi enlistment; MKs seek to define ‘hareidi’ for new law.Maayana Miskin, 2/25/2014, 7:03 PM

Shaked Committee Debates: Who is a Hareidi Jew?

Can the State determine a person's religiosity? MKs grapple with the issue.Tova Dvorin, 2/24/2014, 4:59 PM

Likud MK: Time for Arabs to Enlist, Too

Chair of Knesset's Interior Committee says after hareidi enlistment, it's time for Arabs to serve the country, too.Gil Ronen, 2/20/2014, 5:10 PM

Peres: The Goal - Keeping Israel Jewish

Peres in exclusive interview to Arutz Sheva on peace talks, hareidi enlistment.Maayana Miskin, 2/20/2014, 2:13 PM

Hareidi Media Reacts as Sanctions Voted In

Headlines proclaim a ‘black day for the Jewish state,’ ‘persecution of the Torah world’ as MKs vote to punish students for non-enlistment.Maayana Miskin, 2/20/2014, 9:50 AM

IDF Widow MK Called ‘Enemy of Israel’ in Enlistment Debate

MK slammed as ‘enemy’ by hareidi extremists reacts, ‘Someone needs to end this anti-Semitism’.Maayana Miskin, 2/20/2014, 8:15 AM

'Netanyahu Deceived Us'

Hareidi MK spits fire at the Prime Minister over criminal sanctions enactment in interview to Arutz Sheva.Tova Dvorin , 2/19/2014, 3:30 PM

Hesder Track won't be Harmed

Shaked Committee voting on hareidi enlistment. Hesder yeshiva track will include 17 months' army service.Gil Ronen, 2/19/2014, 9:11 AM

Hareidi MKs: Fire Bank of Israel Head for 'False Accusations'

Dr. Karnit Flug takes flak for saying that the growing number of hareidim is a factor in market slowdown.Gil Ronen, 2/18/2014, 12:53 PM

Commentator Calls for ‘Funerals in Bnei Brak’

Controversy on Channel 2 as commentator says he wants to see dead soldiers from Bnei Brak.Maayana Miskin, 2/16/2014, 10:08 AM

Netanyahu: Jews Won’t Go to Jail for Learning Torah

Prime Minister comes out against criminal sanctions on hareidi enlistment. ‘I won’t be a part of sending Jews to jail for Torah study.’Maayana Miskin and Ari Soffer, 2/13/2014, 12:11 PM

MKs Mull Compromise on Criminal Sanctions for Non-Enlisters

MK Omer Bar Lev floats plan that would postpone implementation of law on hareidi enlistment by a year.Gil Ronen, 2/13/2014, 11:01 AM

Hareidi Activists: Say No to Soldier Costumes

Will hareidi boys no longer dress up as IDF soldiers? Activists argue that popular costumes ‘won’t bring joy’ this Purim.Maayana Miskin, 2/12/2014, 9:04 AM

Victory for Zionist Yeshivas: State Recognizes Torah Study

First official state recognition of the value of Torah study as Zionist yeshiva students allowed to continue studies.Maayana Miskin, 2/12/2014, 2:15 AM

Feiglin: Lapid’s ‘Contribution’ was a Loss to Army

MK Feiglin slams equal service ‘stupidity,’ warns of ‘hidden unemployment’ that drains IDF’s power.Maayana Miskin, 2/11/2014, 7:23 PM

Finance Committee Chairman: We Will Stop Lapid

MK Slomiansky warns Lapid is attacking hareidim and Judea-Samaria to gain in polls, threatens to stop budget to release yeshiva funds.Ari Yashar, 2/9/2014, 10:00 PM

IDF Soldier Attacked In Bnei Brak

Days after massive hareidi protest of yeshiva funding cuts, soldier attacked and sent to hospital. Follows hareidi MK warnings to Lapid.Ari Yashar, 2/9/2014, 8:04 PM

Lapid: No Criminal Sanctions on Hareidim, No Coalition

Lapid says new enlistment law will pass, demands it include punishment. On peace talks, 'after evictions we'll all be different people.'Ari Yashar, 2/8/2014, 9:09 PM

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.Ari Yashar, 2/7/2014, 12:58 PM

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