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New Negev Town for 100,000 Hareidim

National Planning Council authorizes the establishment of Kassif in southern Israel, specifically geared to the hareidi community.Moshe Cohen, 1/14/2015, 4:40 PM

Israeli Workers Happier Than Their US Counterparts

Study shows Israeli workers are generally satisfied with their jobs, enjoy their work more than American workers.Yaakov Levi, 1/14/2015, 3:48 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

Rivlin: Hareidi Community Not a Minority

President Rivlin urges hareidi community to stop thinking in minority terms, become more involved in society at large at conference.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 12/30/2014, 1:47 PM

Threats Against Hareidi Women's Campaign for MKs

Women who run for hareidi parties 'will have all their descendants thrown out of school,' hareidi politician threatens.Tova Dvorin, 12/8/2014, 10:05 AM

Hareidi Women Campaign for Right to Run for Office

Social media campaign for hareidi parties to allow female candidates picks up steam - but can it overcome a dominant social stigma?Tova Dvorin, 12/7/2014, 1:08 PM

Hareidim Prefer Sa'ar to Netanyahu as Likud Leader

Hareidi official tells Arutz Sheva reasons why Gideon Sa'ar is preferable to Netanyahu as Likud Chairman - 'good news for hareidim.'Haim Lev, Cynthia Blank, 12/7/2014, 12:53 PM

J'lem Job Center Succeeds in Employing Hareidim

As part of Economy Ministry initiative, center in capital reaches 500 job placements since opening in March.Ari Yashar, 12/3/2014, 1:22 PM

Accusations of Anti-Hareidi Prejudice at Clinic

Hareidi women claim a particular doctor at an OB/GYN facility treats them with disdain. But are the allegations true?Tova Dvorin, 10/7/2014, 3:25 PM

Religious Jews Slam PM's 'Surf and Turf' Shabbat

For Shabbat lunch, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu dined at a pork palace - while for dinner, he went for the seafood.Yaakov Levi, 10/2/2014, 11:58 AM

Hareidi Signs in London Tell Women Where to Walk

London council removes hareidi group's signs telling women which side of street to walk on, in what may be a case of 'lost in translation.'Ari Yashar, 9/20/2014, 11:22 PM

New NBN Flight Brings Dozens to New Life in Israel

Yet another Nefesh B'Nefesh flight arrived in Israel this week, bringing with it a new IDF soldier - from Lakewood, NJMoshe Cohen, 9/18/2014, 3:17 PM

Court: Hareidi Schools May Ignore Gov't Meddling

The Supreme Court upholds hareidi-religious schools' right not to teach core subjects.Hillel Fendel, 9/18/2014, 8:44 AM

Hareidi Secular Tensions Over Beit Shemesh School

Education ministry orders hareidi girl's school closed, after Ramat Beit Shemesh appropriated rooms for it in secular school 'illicitly.'Moshe Cohen, 9/1/2014, 8:33 PM

Hareidi Yeshivot Cancel Summer Break Due to War

Extra Torah learning to bolster the war effort, Rabbis say, as a form of 'spiritual protection.' Religious-Zionist yeshivas follow suit.Haim Lev, 7/30/2014, 4:05 PM

Hareidi Youth Drowns in Golan Heights

Teen feared abducted by terrorists while on hike with friends discovered drowned in stream.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 7/10/2014, 8:17 PM

Gov't: Subsidy Program for Construction Workers

Deal to provide subsidized training for Jewish construction workers, in bid to both solve housing and hareidi integration problems.Netanel Katz, 6/8/2014, 9:31 AM

Bet Shemesh: Soldiers Abused for Wearing Uniform

Hareidi soldiers in Beit Shemesh receive special permission to arrive home in civilian clothing, say they fear physical, verbal attacks.Tova Dvorin, 5/18/2014, 2:40 PM

Hareidim Warned 'Don't Play Into Media's Hands'

Hareidim should stand silent during Memorial Day siren even though it is a 'non-Jewish' remembrance custom, argues hassidic paper.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 5/5/2014, 8:21 AM

First Hareidi Hesder Yeshiva Combines Torah, IDF

Ground-breaking four-year program opened in Jerusalem, integrates two years of study with two years of service in Cyber Defense Unit.Ari Yashar, 5/1/2014, 9:28 PM

Poll: Israeli Workforce Riddled with Prejudice

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission survey reveals gender, religious discrimination. But is it due to change?Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 3/30/2014, 12:01 PM

Hareidi Leaders Demand More Police Protection

Hareidi leaders in New York were demanding that the authorities take more steps to protect the community after the latest knockout attackYaakov Levi, 3/27/2014, 10:36 PM

J'lem Councilmen Call For Two Zionist Chief Rabbis

King and Shkedi opposed Mayor Barkat's 'deal' to balance Zionist rabbi with Shas hareidi candidate, call to seize 'one-time opportunity.'Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 3/21/2014, 11:08 AM

Ministry: Hareidi Homebuyers Don't Need VAT Cut

Not extending a VAT discount for first time home buyers in hareidi communities is not discriminatory, the Treasury said.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/20/2014, 8:45 AM

Beit Shemesh Faces Renewed Calls to Split the City

Some Eli Cohen supporters react to elections loss with petition to split the city into hareidi, secular halves.Maayana Miskin and Ari Soffer, 3/13/2014, 12:16 PM

MK Slams Incitement Against Religious Zionists

Deputy Religious Affairs Minister Eli Ben-Dahan notes statements against other rabbis amount to 'desecration of G-d's name.'Tova Dvorin, 3/10/2014, 5:34 PM

Shas Rabbi: Religious Zionists 'Animals,' 'Idiots'

Event in Beit Shemesh held for hareidi mayoral candidate Mayor Moshe Abutbul degenerates as Rabbi calls government 'Amalek'.Tova Dvorin, 3/9/2014, 3:16 PM

Shaked Committee Debates: Who is a Hareidi Jew?

Can the State determine a person's religiosity? MKs grapple with the issue.Tova Dvorin, 2/24/2014, 4:59 PM

23,000 Hareidim to Hit Job Market Within Months

Economics Minister Naftali Bennett on Monday led a round-table discussion on the employment situation in the hareidi community.David Lev, 2/24/2014, 4:55 PM

MK: Hareidim 'Hungry' for Secular Education

Israeli colleges and universities should design programs specifically for Hareidi Israelis, said MK Boaz Toporovsky (Yesh Atid).David Lev, 2/23/2014, 4:59 PM

International Monetary Fund: Israel's GDP Stable

Israel's GDP continues to grow, according to new report - but unemployment in specific populations continue to threaten that growth.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/12/2014, 8:33 PM

Lapid: Hareidi Israelis Are Our Brothers

Yair Lapid says he understands the anger in the hareidi community over the draft bill, but insists it was the 'right thing to do'.David Lev, 2/10/2014, 4:33 PM

IDF Soldier Attacked In Bnei Brak

Days after massive hareidi protest of yeshiva funding cuts, soldier attacked and sent to hospital. Follows hareidi MK warnings to Lapid.Ari Yashar, 2/9/2014, 8:04 PM

Bennett: We Could Leave Coalition Over Kerry Plan

Bennett rejects coalition 'soap opera,' says will leave coalition if peace deal doesn't meet his party's values.Ari Yashar, 2/4/2014, 3:03 PM

Video Campaign Target Yiddish Hareidi Aliyah

YouTube campaign by World Mizrachi movement, initiated by Jeremy Gimpel, calls on hareidi to immigrate to Israel - in Yiddish.Ari Yashar, 1/21/2014, 9:55 PM

Ariel to Expedite Hareidi Construction

Housing Minister meets with major project leaders of hareidi-religious communities after hareidi media attacks Ariel for 'discrimination.'Tova Dvorin, 1/21/2014, 3:15 PM

Supreme Court Pushes Govt. To Enlist Hareidim

Judges demand govt. speed up legislative proceedings in drafting new hareidi IDF enlistment law.Ari Yashar, 1/14/2014, 4:04 PM

Hareidi Media Attacks Housing Minister For Tenders

Hareidi papers slam Uri Ariel over Judea and Samaria construction plans, saying he's ignoring housing crisis among hareidi public.Ari Yashar, 1/12/2014, 4:38 PM

Terrorist Stabbing Near Damascus Gate in Jerusalem

30-year-old Hareidi-religious man stabbed in neck on Saturday afternoon, evacuated to hospital. Police hunting Arab youth responsible.Ari Yashar, 1/11/2014, 7:32 PM

Technion Program Prepares Hareidim for Hi-Tech

New mechina (university preparatory) program is designed to integrate hareidi, open the hi-tech workforce for them.Ari Yashar, 1/3/2014, 1:26 PM

MK: Beit Shemesh Case reveals Anti-Hareidi Bias

Hareidi MK Menachem Moses slams calls to redo Beit Shemesh vote. ‘They’re only saying it because the mayor is a hareidi.’Maayana Miskin, 12/24/2013, 10:44 PM

Light Sentences for Arabs Who Attacked Hareidi Man

Two Arabs from eastern Jerusalem who took part in a group assault on the Jewish man receive one year in jail each.Gil Ronen, 12/24/2013, 10:09 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

Report: Fewer Young Couples Leaving Jerusalem

Fewer young people moved out of Jerusalem last year, according to the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies (JIIS).David Lev, 10/27/2013, 4:00 PM

Bayit Yehudi Activist Stabbed in Jerusalem Park

A volunteer for Bayit Yehudi, who was posting signs in Sacher Park in Jerusalem, was stabbed by an individual in hareidi garb.David Lev, 9/15/2013, 4:52 PM

Hareidim Rally Against 'Unfiltered Internet'

The harm of technology has been a growing controversial topic for Hareidim as thousands joined in a conference against unfiltered internet.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/13/2013, 2:05 PM

Child Allowance Payments Hit All-Time Low

Finance Minister Yair Lapid celebrates delivery of one of Yesh Atid's central campaign promises - but not everyone is cheering.David Lev, 8/19/2013, 9:41 PM

IDF to Hareidi Soldiers: Hide Your Uniforms

A hareidi religious member of the IDF claimed that he was attacked while walking in the center of Bnei Brak while wearing his uniformDavid Lev, 6/16/2013, 10:10 PM

Economic Expert: Hareidim, Arabs Must Get to Work

Israel faces a bleak economic future if more hareidi Jews and Israeli Arabs are not recruited into the workforce, an expert told Arutz ShevaDavid Lev, 6/13/2013, 3:39 PM

‘Sad Story’ of Hareidi Family Arrested in Jordan

Beit Shemesh family may have entered Jordan intentionally in an attempt to smuggle children to Canadian cult.Maayana Miskin, 5/28/2013, 11:56 AM

Beit Shemesh Family Arrested in Jordan

Eight members of a hareidi family from Beit Shemesh were arrested late Wednesday – in Jordan – after they crossed the border from IsraelDavid Lev, 5/23/2013, 11:51 AM

Paper Calls for Independent Hareidi Entity

As tension over IDF enlistment continues, hareidi daily proposes solving problem with hareidi autonomy.Maayana Miskin, 4/10/2013, 2:39 PM

Two Youths Suspected of Arson in Hareidi School

Two teens who are suspected of setting fire to a hareidi school had 'help' - from the media, which is inciting hatred, said school officialsDavid Lev, 3/4/2013, 2:46 AM

IDF Written Agreements for Accommodating Hareidim

A written order has finally replaced oral agreements relating to the treatment of hareidi-religious soldiers in the IDF. Annie Lubin, 2/18/2013, 9:42 PM

Video, Photos: Satmar Rebbe Arrives in Israel

The Satmar Rebbe arrived in Israel on Sunday night and took part in an anti-voting rally in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2013, 6:43 AM

Hareidi Elections Battle: Vote or No Vote?

While in most of Israel parties compete for votes, in the hareidi world the battle is between pro- and anti-voting agendas.Maayana Miskin, 1/20/2013, 2:55 PM

Poll: 1 in 3 Want to Cut Funding for Hareidim

Pollsters ask where budget should be cut, and one-third name funding intended for hareidi-religious community.Maayana Miskin, 1/1/2013, 3:29 PM