Haredi MKs push to recognize only Chief Rabbinate's conversions

Bill rejecting all conversions in Israel not performed by Chief Rabbinate is 'against Jewish law,' claims Rabbi Seth Farber.JTA and Arutz Sheva, 5/15/2017, 8:27 AM

Teenage yeshiva students exempted from National Insurance tax

Ministerial Committee for Legislation approves Shas MK's law exempting yeshiva students under age 19 from paying NII premiums.Haim Lev, 3/15/2017, 9:51 AM

Haredi MK: We'll halt rightist lawmaking efforts

Haredi MK promises to 'balance out the government' if efforts to change Israel's policies continue.Haim Lev, 2/11/2017, 10:52 PM

Netanyahu cancels Shabbat railway work

PM Netanyahu orders cancellation of infrastructure work scheduled for Shabbat, accuses Minister Katz of causing coalition crisis.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/2/2016, 8:23 PM

'In the Jewish State, of all places - to desecrate Shabbat?'

Bennett reiterated national importance of Shabbat in light of recent debates surrounding work on the railway on Shabbat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2016, 10:04 PM

Likud's haredi branch backs Katz on Shabbat work

Likud's haredi headquarters expresses support for Transportation Minister on issue of rail work on Shabbat.Chaim Lev, 8/28/2016, 4:44 AM

Haredi parties try to erase Lapid's 'legacy': teaching math

In an attempt to overturn the 'Liba' studies law, haredi MKs propose bill to do away with influence of previous government's reforms.Reut Hadar, 1/27/2016, 10:03 AM

Haredi parties disappear during swearing-in of openly gay MK

United Torah Judaism source say party fears Amir Ohana will push pro-LGBT initiatives and disturb 'status quo.'Ben Shaul, 12/28/2015, 10:54 PM

Bill: Ban Parties Who Don't Include Women from the Knesset

Bill on the table to ban parties from Knesset which refuse to include women - a practice notably and consistently held by haredi parties.Haim Lev, 10/18/2015, 1:11 PM

Did Haredi Parties Mislead Herzog on Left-Wing Government?

Did haredi parties mislead Yitzhak Herzog about their intention to form a coalition with them? Zionist Union leader isn't sure.Moshe Cohen, 6/25/2015, 10:55 AM

Ashdod Shopping Center Will Continue Shabbat Operations: Owners

Religious groups in Ashdod are planning a mass protest later this week against a shopping center that has begun operating on Shabbat.Moshe Cohen, 5/11/2015, 12:15 AM

Lapid: 'Suckers' Lose Again as Yeshiva Students to Get IDF Pass

Yesh Atid MKs and supporters conducted a protest against the expected repeal of sanctions on yeshiva students who don't serve in the IDF.Yaakov Levi, 5/7/2015, 12:17 PM

Netanyahu to Meet with Haredi Parties for Coalition Talks

Rumors abound that Netanyahu could give UTJ chairman Yaakov Litzman Health Ministry, Shas chairman Aryeh Deri Interior Ministry.Haim Lev, 3/25/2015, 1:56 PM

MK Litzman: We Will Undo the 'Damage' Lapid Did

Haredi parties hope to have a greater influence on the next government than they had on the previous ones, UTJ and Shas MKs said.Moshe Cohen, 3/17/2015, 12:27 PM

Lapid Warns Against Herzog-Haredi Alliance

Lapid slams 'corrupt political interest groups' behind haredi parties, claims only a strong Yesh Atid can prevent Herzog-haredi government.Tova Dvorin, 3/17/2015, 11:32 AM

Yisrael Beytenu Against Coalition with Haredi Parties

Yisrael Beytenu publication slams PM for approaching haredi parties, says benefits to pensioners, soldiers will be cut.Haim Lev and Tova Dvorin, 3/8/2015, 8:28 AM

Poll: One Third of Yishai's Voters Are Ashkenazim

If elections were held now, Eli Yishai's Yachad party would pass the minimum vote requirements, and get four seats.Moshe Cohen , 2/5/2015, 10:59 AM

Lapid: Haredim Would Join Haman's Govt. If Necessary

Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid said that he was convinced haredi politicians would not hesitate to join a government he was in.Moshe Cohen, 1/25/2015, 12:21 PM