'We need dialogue with the haredim'

Yesh Atid chairman says everyone should be able to educate their children the way they wish, encourages dialogue with haredi community.Michal Levi, 2/7/2018, 4:21 PM

Ashdod anti-Shabbat demonstrations, the inside story

The lack of respect shown by those who do not wish to keep this one of the Ten Commandments is out of place in Ashdod, where the numbers prop up the power of the Mayor and his team. Leonie Ben-Simon, 2/5/2018, 3:56 PM

Ashdod residents protest closure of stores on Shabbat

Residents of Ashdod protest outside city hall against city's intention to shut down businesses which operate on Shabbat.Ben Ariel, 1/28/2018, 2:48 AM

Labor chief blames Supermarket Law for plunge in polls

Avi Gabbay says Supermarket Law to blame for Labor's plunge in the polls, pushing voters to back Lapid's perceived anti-haredi stance.Tzvi Lev, 1/25/2018, 3:25 PM

'One of the lowest points of the leftist protesters'

Science, Technology and Space Minister blasts leftist protesters who disrupted the Attorney General while he was reciting Kaddish.Hezki Baruch, 1/22/2018, 6:35 AM

Defense Minister remains defiant after anti-Shabbat provocation

Liberman defends himself after coming under attack for attending anti-Shabbat rally in Ashdod. 'I don't want a haredi state.'Tzvi Lev, 1/21/2018, 10:57 AM

Haredi parties demand Netanyahu censure Liberman

The haredi UTJ Knesset faction demands that Netanyahu censure Liberman for attending anti-Shabbat provocation in Ashdod.Tzvi Lev, 1/21/2018, 8:05 AM

Deri: I'm done with Liberman

Shas chairman livid after Defense Minister visits Ashdod during the Sabbath.Hezki Baruch, 1/21/2018, 4:15 AM

'They turn my jokes into headlines'

MK Moshe Gafni responds to release of recording in which he boasted about haredi achievements; says statements taken out of context.Mordechai Sones, 1/18/2018, 6:32 PM

Rabbi David Yosef: 'MK Glick's religion is distorted'

Member of Shas' Council of Torah Sages attacks MK Yehuda Glick for refusing to vote for Supermarket Law during wife's Shiva mourning period.Tzvi Lev, 1/18/2018, 9:06 AM

Lapid: Expose agreements between PM and haredim

Yesh Atid chairman demands that Netanyahu and haredi parties be forced to reveal agreements on budget approval and Litzman appointment.Ben Shaul, 1/17/2018, 3:08 AM

Agreements between haredim and Netanyahu revealed

In closed event MK Gafni says Sabbath status quo to change in future, reveals conversation with PM on night of state budget approval.Mordechai Sones, 1/16/2018, 12:15 AM

Aryeh Deri admits new Shabbat law will not be enforced

'I cannot and do not intend to enforce this legislation,' Interior Minister says after Supermarket Law passes by one-vote margin.Tzvi Lev, 1/11/2018, 8:02 PM

'Supermarket Law' passes - by just one vote

Bill pushed by haredi parties permitting Interior Minister to nullify local bylaws which allow stores to open on Shabbat passes.David Rosenberg, 1/9/2018, 8:21 AM

'Why not have a dialogue about Shabbat?'

MK Aliza Lavie argues that Supermarket Law will only cause more Shabbat desecration, urges dialogue.Benny Tocker, 1/9/2018, 1:07 AM

Petition to oust MK Haskel from Likud rejected

Party court rejects petition to oust libertarian-leaning MK over opposition to Shabbat law; Committee Chairman weighs appealing decision.Mordechai Sones, 1/8/2018, 8:00 PM

Haskel slams Coalition Chairman: 'Thuggish behavior'

MK Sharren Haskel slams Coalition Chairman David Amsalem for attempting to expel her from the Likud over her opposition to Supermarket Bill.Tzvi Lev, 1/7/2018, 10:25 AM

Coalition Chairman seeks to boot MK Haskel from Likud

After MK refuses to vote for Supermarket Law, Coalition Chairman tries to oust her from Likud. 'Her behavior aids opponents of Likud.'Tzvi Lev, 1/7/2018, 8:59 AM

Shas MK denies reports that he's resigning

Religious Affairs Minister David Azoulay denies that he will turn Knesset seat over to his son. 'Media publishing baseless reports.'Tzvi Lev, 1/4/2018, 10:59 PM

'Deri is a suicide bomber destroying the secular lifestyle'

Haaretz publisher defends cartoon portraying haredi minister as a suicide bomber.Tzvi Lev, 1/4/2018, 2:43 PM

Haredim may torpedo terrorist death penalty bill

Haredi parties debate supporting bill allowing death penalty for terrorists.Michal Levi, 1/3/2018, 10:03 AM

'It's not a matter of Halakha, but humanity'

Rabbi of Otniel explains why he refused Interior Minister Aryeh Deri's request to bring MK Yehuda Glick to Knesset after his wife's death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2018, 9:04 PM

Vote on Supermarket Law postponed

Coalition decides to postpone vote on Supermarket Law for one week, after understanding there will not be a majority.Hezki Baruch, 1/1/2018, 11:21 PM

'Liberman's behavior will bring down the government'

Agriculture Minister calls on DM to act responsibly in Supermarket Law vote: 'Right will continue to rule, why force new elections?'Benny Toker - Mordechai Sones, 1/1/2018, 10:50 PM

'American Jews are undergoing silent Holocaust'

MK Yisrael Eichler says that Shabbat desecration is 'causing American Jews to disappear'.Tzvi Lev, 12/28/2017, 5:48 PM

'Interior Minister needs to listen to the experts'

Former MK Eli Yishai warns Interior Minister Deri that if the Supermarket Law's issues aren't fixed, the Supreme Court may shoot it down.Michal Levi, 12/27/2017, 3:13 PM

Cities scramble to pass legislation to allow Shabbat desecration

Cities across Israel are scrambling to pass legislation that will open businesses on Shabbat before the Supermarket Law passes.Tzvi Lev, 12/24/2017, 10:39 AM

Deri blasts preferences for haredi soldiers

'We argued for over an hour'. Interior Minister opposes preferences for haredim who served in the IDF when hiring for public sector jobs.Michal Levi, 12/18/2017, 12:46 PM

Rabbis to Netanyahu: Protect the honor of Shabbat

Dozens of rabbis sign petition asking PM Netanyahu to protect sanctity of Shabbat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/16/2017, 8:46 PM

Knesset approves first reading of 'Supermarket Law'

Knesset approves law that would shut down supermarkets that had been operating on the Sabbath with permission from the local authority.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2017, 4:53 AM

'We are only gaining in the polls'

Jewish Home chairman says his party will support the haredi Supermarket Law in order to preserve the status quo.Chaim Lev, 12/11/2017, 1:04 AM

Arabs won't vote for haredi Shabbat bill

Head of Arab Joint List party withdraws support for bill that would close food stores on Shabbat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2017, 7:30 AM