'One-fifth of religious students will become unobservant'

Educational conference discusses ways of revamping religious education in light of increasing trend of children leaving religious lifestyle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/3/2017, 10:04 AM

Lawsuit against haredi educational institutions thrown out

Judge decides haredi institutions can not be party to action brought by disgruntled formerly observant plaintiffs.Mordechai Sones, 5/16/2017, 8:28 PM

Deri: Claims against haredi Israelis “border on incitement”

Interior Minister expresses outrage at the claims that budget cuts were designed to transfer funds to the haredi public.Haim Lev, 12/19/2016, 9:54 PM

First aid course offered in haredi seminary panned

Haredi educational journal attacks the idea of a first-aid certification program offered by haredi seminar.Shimon Cohen, 12/7/2016, 11:01 AM

Shas MK declares war on anti-Sephardic discrimination

MK Margi calls to set up investigations into schools that refuse to admit Sephardic girls and fire recalcitrant principals.Gary Willig, 10/5/2016, 2:53 PM

Hasidic rabbis raise miilions to combat secularism

Rabbis are raising funds in London to combat a court case which would enforce secular education in families with one secular parent.Haim Lev, 8/11/2016, 4:56 PM

Lapid: I'd take a polygraph test to prove I don't hate haredim

Discussing repeal of Core Curriculum law, MK Yair Lapid adamant he has no hate for haredim in his heart; 'not everyone who disagrees hates'.Chaim Lev, 7/28/2016, 1:10 PM

Data reveals haredi educational gap

Statistics regarding dropout rates among haredim in academia emerges to challenge haredi narrative that core curriculum is unnecessary.Shai Landesman, 7/28/2016, 10:37 AM

New Jersey haredi schools to receive greater security funding

New Jersey State Legislature passes bill providing for increased security in private schools.Michal Levy, 7/19/2016, 12:49 PM

Bill to cancel core classes in haredi schools

UTJ, Naftali Bennett in favor of revoking former Education Minister Shai Piron's requirement that haredi schools teach English, math.Haim Lev, 7/15/2016, 12:39 PM

Chief Rabbis urged to uphold secular studies for haredi schools

MK Yair Lapid sends letter to Chief Rabbis imploring them to oppose government move to abolish secular studies standards in haredi schools.Shai Landesman, 7/13/2016, 2:42 PM

Bennett: Discrimination is like 'Sodom and Gemorrah'

Minister Naftali Bennett says he is following the issue of discrimination in haredi schools, and will do anything he can to prevent it.Haim Lev, 7/11/2016, 11:09 AM

MK Gafni reluctant to help haredim integrate into workforce

In meeting with students in Bar-Ilan University, Gafni acknowledges shift in segment of haredi public, expresses discomfort with itShai Landesman, 6/23/2016, 3:00 PM

'I'm rejected by schools because I'm Sefardi'

In emotional letter, Haredi girl, 14, tells of discrimination in acceptance to Haredi girls' high schools, and its consequencesShai Landesman, 6/22/2016, 1:28 PM

Haredi surge: 25% of Jewish students enrolled in haredi system

Haredi school system nearly doubles in size in since 2000, overtakes national religious as second largest in Israel.David Rosenberg, 5/9/2016, 10:39 PM

Haredi academic enrollment doubles - but few graduate

Report reveals more haredim interested in higher level education, but few succeed in completing studies.David Rosenberg, 5/4/2016, 4:31 PM

Haredim turn to United Nations for support in schooling row

MK reveals alleged United Nations document requiring Israel to preserve haredi educational system.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2016, 10:00 AM

Haredi MK: Our Schools Have 0% Violence

Leftist protest claims haredi education gets preferred treatment, but UTJ's MK Mozes fights back.Haim Lev, 6/30/2015, 8:49 AM