Hareidi MKs Welcome End of 'Worst Government in History'

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

Poll Shows 62% Don't Want Hareidi Coalition

Amid reports of overtures to hareidim by Likud, Yesh Atid and even Labor, poll indicates voters don't want hareidi parties in government.Ari Yashar, 12/6/2014, 7:55 PM

Netanyahu Makes Another Offer to Hareidim

According to television report, PM has offered hareidim new elections if they recommend that he head the next government.Elad Benari, 11/27/2014, 6:15 AM

Hareidi Parties Contemplating Who to Support for President

The Knesset’s hareidi parties are trying to decide on one candidate who they will support in the presidential vote.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/3/2014, 8:42 PM

Minister Says Livni Should Leave the Government

In special interview, Uri Orbach calls HaTnua 'fictitious,' slams Livni for blaming Israel over talks - which he has 'no problem' reviving.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 4/11/2014, 2:00 PM

Radio Host Apologizes For Attack on Hareidi Leader

Senior Attorney Sheftel says didn't wish for Rabbi Shteinman's death by saying 'may his name and memory be erased.'Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 3/20/2014, 4:22 PM

Hareidi MK Accuses Reform Movement Leader of 'Extortion'

MK Moshe Gafni demands Reform Movement head Gilad Kariv be removed from stormy committee meeting for 'hutzpah'.Hezki Baruch, 3/19/2014, 5:19 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

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

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 MK: Supreme Court 'Declared War On Us'

MK Gafni charges Supreme Court of 'never ruling in favor of hareidi public,' sees recent ruling against yeshiva funding as 'culture war.'Ari Yashar, 2/5/2014, 11:54 AM

Ban on Negotiating Jerusalem Rejected in Preliminary Reading

Bill, which was passed by committee 2 months ago, would have required 80 MKs' approval before making Jerusalem a factor in talks.Tova Dvorin, 12/18/2013, 4:36 PM

Gantz: A Hareidi Soldier in IDF Will Leave IDF 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

Hareidi MKs Oppose Raising Marriage Age to 18

The Knesset passed a bill raising official marriage age to 18 to law, with hareidi MKs criticizing the moveTova Dvorin , 11/4/2013, 9:39 PM

Likud and United Torah Judaism Meet

The coalition negotiation teams of the Likud-Yisrael Beytenu and United Torah Judaism meet to discuss UTJ joining the government.Elad Benari, 2/22/2013, 1:16 AM

UTJ: Raze Settlements but Save our Yeshivas

Did Bayit Yehudi push hareidim too far? UTJ appears set to abandon right-wing posture.Gil Ronen, 2/19/2013, 1:47 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

Hareidi MK: 'Mandate' to Exclude Yeshiva Students from Draft

According to United Torah Jewry MK Yisrael Eichler, “if the people gave Lapid a mandate, they also gave a mandate to the religious”David Lev and Gil Ronen, 1/28/2013, 9:03 PM

Hareidi Parties May Form 'Blocking Bloc' to Lapid

Shas and United Torah Judaism may work together to prevent Lapid from drafting yeshiva students.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/25/2013, 9:11 PM

Netanyahu's Gov't Coalition Could Take A ‘Step to the Right’

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu could form a coalition that is more right-wing than centrist, if he so chooses - but it requires work.Chana Ya'ar, 1/24/2013, 8:44 AM

Political Parties Ask Peres: Work to Free Pollard

Ten of Israel's parties from across the political spectrum have united in a call to President Peres to work for Pollard's release.Elad Benari, 1/4/2013, 3:15 AM

Netanyahu Quietly Puts Contested Kollel Funding into Budget

Opposition blasts PM for granting 111 million shekels to yeshiva students while pretending to seek a compromise on stipends.Gil Ronen, 10/25/2010, 10:03 PM