Haredim continue to threaten 'Hexit'Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz gave a stern warning to Israel Railways, while haredim continue to threaten to collapse the coalition.
Likud's haredi branch backs Katz on Shabbat workLikud's haredi headquarters expresses support for Transportation Minister on issue of rail work on Shabbat.
Haredi ultimatum: Our Shabbat, or your coalitionThe heads of the haredi parties have given Netanyahu 24 hours to end the train works on Shabbat, or they will break the government.
MK vows 'world war' to stop gov't funding of Reform mikvahsFinance Committee chair pledges to derail plan to use taxpayer funds to build mikvahs for Reform conversions.
Gafni: Public gloating against Lapid does damageAgainst backdrop of repeal of Core Curriculum, UTJ's MK Moshe Gafni warns against haredi public gloating directed at Yair Lapid.
Yeshiva students to receive transportation benefitsDecision ends what some have called religious discrimination against haredi sector.
MK Gafni reluctant to help haredim integrate into workforceIn meeting with students in Bar-Ilan University, Gafni acknowledges shift in segment of haredi public, expresses discomfort with it
Reform Movement appeals to Ethics Committee against haredi MKsReform Movement asks Ethics Committee to investigate haredi MKs for walking out of meetings.
MK Moshe Gafni opposes haredim studying in universitiesKnesset Finance Committee chair explains why he is pessimistic about academic opportunities for haredim.
MK Gafni on Mivkeh Law: No compromiseFinance Committee chairman objects to the possibility of the Jewish Agency building Mikvaot for Reform movement.
Gafni: Don't badmouth Shas, we might run with them next timeHaredi split? Degel HaTorah MKs consider breaking up UTJ party, joint run with Shas.
Haredi MK: I want Jewish Home out of the coalition and Herzog inFinance Committee chair blasts fellow UTJ MK for ties to Jewish Home.
Haredi MK: Jews who visit Temple Mount are sparking a warGafni assails Jews visiting Temple Mount, calls visits 'stupid provocations causing state immeasurable damage'.
Israel's Securities Authority approves 'Heter Iska'Orthodox exemption contracts available for the first time for Israeli bond buyers.
Knesset pushes affirmative action for haredim, immigrantsImmigrants and haredim added to the list of underrepresented groups given special consideration in government hiring practices.
Knesset limits bankers' salaries to 2.5 million shekels per yearNew law limits bank executives' salaries to 2.5 million shekels per year. Netanyahu accept, but doesn't want it to spread to other fields.
The Netherlands restores payments to Holocaust survivorsDutch reverse decision denying Holocaust compensation payments to Israeli citizens following personal intervention by MK Gafni.
MK Gafni: Secular Israelis will also fight back against CourtMK says Supreme Court continues overstepping its bounds. Previously it interfered in religious matters, but now is trying to run country.
Religion Min: Reform is retreating and inflating its numbersTempers flare in Knesset over mikveh bill. Religious Services Minister: 'Judaism isn't theater.'
Israel to regulate salaries for company executivesFinance Committee chair Moshe Gafni calls move "historic", says excessive executive pay won't be tolerated any more.
US Jewish group slams haredi MK's anti-Reform rantRuderman Family Foundation demands PM Netanyahu issue statement condemning MK Gafni for calling Reform Jews 'clowns.'
Haredi parties try to erase Lapid's 'legacy': teaching mathIn an attempt to overturn the 'Liba' studies law, haredi MKs propose bill to do away with influence of previous government's reforms.
Gafni tells Smotrich haredim 'hate' religious ZionistsFinance Committee meetings erupts after the UTJ chairman accuses Jewish Home MK of being a 'greedy zealot.'
Former Jerusalem Mayor Lupolianski receives community serviceSupreme Court rejects former Jerusalem Mayor Uri Lupolianski's appeal on Holyland case.
'UTJ forgot it's part of the coalition'Jewish Home MK refuses to vote on budgetary issues after MK Moshe Gafni scraps needs of Judea-Samaria, Gaza belt from agenda.
Haredi man breaks into synagogue to yell at MK MaklevHaredi follower of Rabbi Auerbach burst into synagogue to insult MK Uri Maklev over IDF draft bill.
Emotional haredi MK calls Yesh Atid 'fascist'MK Moshe Gafni appears to truly blow his top in the debate on haredi enlistment deferral.
Finance Committee approves state budgetFinance Committee approves state budget for 2015-2016 despite difficulties imposed by the opposition.
Haredi MKs furious over Netanyahu's Reform commentsUTJ Health Minister warns pledge by prime minister to support Reform, Conservative movements in breach of coalition agreements.
Minister to haredi MK: Did you justify Arafat?Fierce debate rages in Knesset committee over ascent to Temple Mount, in which MK Gafni blames terror on Jewish presence at holiest site.
Barbs Fly Between Haredi and Religious Zionist MK'I'd rather be a leftist than tied to Jewish Home,' a bitter Moshe Gafni tells Bezalel Smotrich at Finance Committee meeting.
Haredi MK: Lapid Should Leave Politics, Go Back to JournalismKnesset Finance Committee chairman Moshe Gafni says Yair Lapid 'isn't worth anything' in politics.
Minister Ariel: Haredi MK Gafni a 'Shnorrer'Knesset Finance Committee chairman Moshe Gafni smacked down after attacking Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel for visiting Temple Mount.
UTJ: Govt. Could 'Have Problems' Unless PM Fulfills PromisesTop rabbinical supporters of UTJ told Prime Minister Netanyahu that if expected his coalition to survive, he should honor his commitments.
Haredi Split? United Torah Judaism In-Fighting Turns SpitefulAgudat Yisrael tries to block Norwegian bill as 'revenge' for Degel HaTorah MK's attempt to be elected to Judicial Selection Committee.
United Torah Judaism Supports Unity GovernmentHaredi party, like Shas, believes Labor joining coalition will help stabilize government, further social causes.
UTJ Signs Government Deal, Followed By KulanuUnited Torah Judiasm became the first party to join Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's new coalition, followed by Kulanu.
Kulanu MK Complains 'Up Front' About Haredi Parties' SpendingThe government hasn't been formed yet, but already rival parties are accusing each other of “ruining” their policies.
Kahlon Cancels on NetanyahuPotential coalition partner Moshe Kahlon canceled a meeting he was supposed to have with the Prime Minister on coalition negotiations.
MK Litzman: We Will Undo the 'Damage' Lapid DidHaredi parties hope to have a greater influence on the next government than they had on the previous ones, UTJ and Shas MKs said.
Litzman: UTJ Can't Join Leftist Gov't Aiding Shabbat DesecrationA debate seems to be growing in United Torah Jewry on whether or not the party would join a government headed by Labor.
Deri: There is No Sacred Covenant with the RightDuring a panel discussion with fellow hareidi MKs, Aryeh Deri discusses his feud with Eli Yishai and plans for the next Knesset.
Gafni: Jewish Home the Real 'Enemy' of HareidimUTJ head MK Moshe Gafni complained that Jewish Home was responsible for the “state persecution” of the hareidi community.
'Gas Cartel' Accused of Threatening MKs over Oil Field LicensesThe natural gas deposits off Israel's coasts are gifts from G-d to the people of Israel, said MK Moshe Gafni (UTJ) Thursday.
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".
South Residents Protest by Disrupting Knesset Meeting'Instead of debating 0% VAT law help us with war damages' shout residents of hard-hit south, in protest labeled by some as 'cynical.'
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'.
Hareidi MK: We May Boycott Judea and Samaria'There is tremendous pressure that says – let's boycott some of their factories,' says MK Porush.
Rabbinical Court Rejects Gush Katif Case Against Hareidi MKA rabbinical court has thrown out a lawsuit against MK Moshe Gafni brought by residents of Gush Katif who were thrown out of their homes.
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.'
MKs: Israel Cannot Ignore ASA BoycottMKs: Israel must take threats of academic boycott seriously – or it will get worse.
Hareidi MKs Upset at ‘Political’ Call for Beit Shemesh RevoteHareidi MKs accuse A-G Weinstein of choosing politics over democracy. ‘If it had been the other way around, he wouldn’t be doing this.’
Gantz: A Hareidi Soldier in IDF Will Leave IDF HareidiIn Shaked Committee meeting, IDF Chief of Staff states 'The IDF does not see the hareidi-religious community as an enemy.'
Hareidi MK: Cut Funding to (Certain) YeshivasHareidi MK Moshe Gafni (UTJ) over the weekend railed against Religious Zionist yeshivas, demanding that their funding be cut.
Hareidi MKs Furious at Religious Zionists over Foreign StudentsBayit Yehudi under fierce attack for its support of a budget cut ending financial support to yeshiva students from abroad.
Hareidi MK Threatens to Leave Committee on Army EnlistmentMK Moshe Gafni says Hareidi MKs frustrated at the committee's persistence to allow only 1,800 yeshiva students to avoid military service.
Hareidi Party Allies with Meretz: ‘We’re Not Right-Wing’Response to Bennett-Lapid? Hareidi party forms strong ties with the secularist, left-wing Meretz faction.