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

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

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

Hareidi MK: We May Boycott Judea and Samaria

'There is tremendous pressure that says – let's boycott some of their factories,' says MK Porush.Gil Ronen, 2/27/2014, 7:45 PM

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

'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

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

Deal Between Likud and Yesh Atid

Netanyahu supported criminal sanctions on hareidi evaders of army service in exchange for the appointment of MK Hanegbi to key committee.Tova Dvorin, 2/25/2014, 1:51 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

'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

'No Hareidi Draft Dodger is Going to Jail'

Former IDF Chief Rabbi Avihai Rontzki insists that enacting criminal sanctions for hareidi draft-dodgers is a mere formality.Tova Dvorin, 2/21/2014, 12:44 AM

MK Shelah: Ben Gurion Made a Big Mistake Exempting Hareidim

Imposing criminal sanctions on hareidi draft dodgers will help 'correct a historical mistake,' says Yesh Atid MK Ofer Shelah.David Lev, 2/20/2014, 3:29 PM

Jewish Home MK Slams Yesh Atid for 'Fanning Flames of Hate'

Jewish Home MK Yoni Chetboun praised the Shaked Committee for its work - and warned against using it to 'fan the flames of hate'David Lev, 2/20/2014, 1:14 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

Approved: Criminal Sanctions for Hareidi Draft Dodgers

Shaked Committee approves criminal sanctions on hareidim who evade army service. MK Yogev demands a re-vote.Elad Benari, 2/19/2014, 11:34 PM

'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

Shaked Committee Vote Frozen Over Hesder Yeshiva Fiasco

Prime Minister freezes Shaked Committee vote on sanctions for draft-dodging after controversy erupts over length of Hesder service.Tova Dvorin, 2/18/2014, 2:42 PM

Criminal Sanctions for Hareidi Draft-Dodgers - After 6 Months

The Shaked Committee reaches a compromise on hareidi draft-dodgers.Tova Dvorin, 2/18/2014, 9:46 AM

Shas Quits Shaked Committee Over Criminal Sanctions

Shas resigns from the committee working on the new draft law, cites disagreements regarding sanctions on hareidi draft evaders.Elad Benari, 2/18/2014, 3:46 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

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

MKs Torpedo Equality in IDF – Women's Groups Suspiciously Silent

The plan was to shorten men's service and lengthen women's, but it seems feminists don't like the second part.Gil Ronen, 2/11/2014, 8:37 AM

Committee: IDF Service for Men Down to 32 Months

Shaked Committee shortens army service for men, MK Yogev warns of 'unprofessional, irresponsible decision.'Ari Yashar, 2/10/2014, 12:03 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

Lapid Retroactively Cuts Yeshiva Funding

Lapid utilizes technicality to take back February funding and ensure Supreme Court ruling against hareidi yeshivas is carried out.Ari Yashar, 2/5/2014, 3:15 PM

Lapid Lauds Supreme Court Ruling Against Yeshivas

Court decision to annul funding for yeshivas a 'reminder of the law' says Lapid; MK Shaked calls ruling meaningless pressure.Ari Yashar, 2/5/2014, 10:17 AM

Bennett: Court’s Intervention Just Makes This Harder

Minister Naftali Bennett says the Supreme Court is making it harder, not easier, to enlist hareidi men in the army.Maayana Miskin, 2/5/2014, 1:13 AM

Criticism in Shas Over Education Ministry Agreement

All Shas MKs summoned to discuss agreement that lets Education Ministry partially control Shas schools.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2014, 12:44 PM

Bennett Says Still Committed to Hareidi Enlistment

As 2nd session of the Knesset set to get underway, controversial enlistment law expected to reach a vote. Lieberman trial verdict also due.Ari Soffer & Adam Ross, 10/14/2013, 12:50 PM

Hareidi MK Threatens to Leave Committee on Army Enlistment

MK Moshe Gafni says Hareidi MKs frustrated at the committee's persistence to allow only 1,800 yeshiva students to avoid military service.Adam Ross, 9/30/2013, 3:31 PM