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Council of Torah Sages discusses Reform growth

Hasidic body convenes to discuss growing Reform influence. 'Connection between Netanyahu and Reform - twist of the knife.'Haim Lev, 2/24/2016, 5:21 PM

Bennett: Haredim deserve equality in education

Bennett says on tour in Yavneh 'haredi education will no longer be deprived but will be equal'.Ben Shaul, 2/9/2016, 2:53 PM

United Torah Judaism MK: No 'Unity' Government

MK Meir Porush speaks to Arutz Sheva about the race for a coalition - and puzzles over 'illogical' push for government with Likud and Labor.Haim Lev, 3/18/2015, 4:19 PM

Hareidi Party Lists Prerequisites for Coalition

United Torah Judaism MKs say budget for hareidi schools a must, vow to reverse hareidi enlistment law mandating IDF service.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 1/13/2015, 10:35 PM

Border Police Turn Away MK at Yitzhar Yeshiva

MK Meir Porush not allowed to visit, despite Defense Ministry guideline stating otherwise; vows to return building to residents.Yedidya Ben-Or, 1/5/2015, 3:57 PM

Yeshiva Student Stipends Come to an End

Some 10,000 full-time married yeshiva students received their last government stipend, ending a tradition that has been extant for 33 years.Moshe Cohen, 12/28/2014, 8:02 PM

Hareidi MKs Welcome End of Government

MKs from United Torah Judaism party welcome the dissolution of the Knesset, saying it was "the worst one in the country's history".Haim Lev, 12/9/2014, 12:13 AM

Hareidi IDF Enlistment Targets to be Met

Shaked Committee learns its law mandating hareidi enlistment succeeding vis-a-vis IDF recruitment, though not civilian national service.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 11/24/2014, 2:49 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

'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

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.Elad Benari, 2/9/2014, 4:31 AM

Hareidi MKs: Lapid Exhibiting Megalomania

Hareidi-religious MKs slam Finance Minister Yair Lapid over his remarks that he will work to fire Israel’s Chief Rabbis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2014, 4:46 AM

Rabbis Tell MKs: Don't Enable Kerry Plan - Resign

Rabbinical Congress for Peace rabbis urge ministers to shake complacency, prepare resignation letters to prevent withdrawals.Ari Yashar, 1/3/2014, 10:27 AM

MK Porush Complains to US Ambassador About Draft

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 ambassadorDavid Lev, 12/23/2013, 10:12 PM

Gantz: Hareidi Soldiers in IDF Will Remain Hareidi

In Shaked Committee meeting, IDF Chief of Staff states 'The IDF does not see the hareidi-religious community as an enemy.'Tova Dvorin, 11/27/2013, 10:48 PM

Porush: Fewer Rabbis? Try Fewer Politicians

Hareidi MK not pleased by suggestion to elect just one chief rabbi.Maayana Miskin, 11/12/2013, 9:16 PM

MK Porush: 'Enlistment will Lead to Religious War'

Porush of Agudat Yisrael mahes comments in a meeting with U.S. Ambassador to Israel, Dan Shapiro.Adam Ross, 9/11/2013, 3:22 PM

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.Arutz Sheva, 8/14/2013, 9:14 AM

‘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.’Maayana Miskin, 8/12/2013, 12:16 AM

Porush: This is a Dark Day for Israel

Hareidi-religious MK slams law requiring hareidi enlistment. ‘This will be remembered as a dark day.’Maayana Miskin, 7/7/2013, 2:43 PM

Hareidi MK: Forced Enlistment? Israel Not Our Home

Hareidi MK: If Torah students are forced to enlist, ‘We will tell the world this isn’t the place for Torah observant Jews.’Maayana Miskin, 6/12/2013, 11:18 AM

Hareidi MK: Feiglin Mount Ascents 'Dangerous'

Meir Porush (UTJ) called on PM Netanyahu to throw MK Moshe Feiglin out of the Likud because of his 'dangerous' Temple Mount ascentDavid Lev, 3/4/2013, 9:08 PM

Hareidi Parties Preparing for Opposition

"We will sit with Shelly Yechimovich in the opposition," says Shas's Aryeh Deri.Elad Benari, 1/29/2013, 4:45 AM

'PA Tactics Typical of Arabs'

MK Porush also hints PM could face hareidi political pressure if he extends building freeze. Hareidi NPO campaigns against freeze.Gil Ronen, 9/6/2010, 9:20 AM

Porush: Move My Office to Jail

Deputy Minister of Education Meir Porush says he will move his office to Masiyahu prison, where parents of students in Emmanuel are serving time.Malkah Fleisher, 6/19/2010, 11:50 PM

Rabbi Porush Dies at 94

Longtime Knesset Member and leading hareidi religious Rabbi Menachem Porush died at his home in Jerusalem late Sunday night. Burial will be Monday.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/22/2010, 12:41 AM