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Welfare Committee approves law to support families of hostages

The new law is intended to provide the families secure financial backing to continue creating public support for the return of the hostages.

Welfare Committee approves law to support families of hostages

Report: Hasidim request publicly-funded private buses

Belz hasidim reportedly request Transportation Min. aid in providing busing to & from holiday events. MK Eichler: Belz didn't request buses.

Report: Hasidim request publicly-funded private buses

Knesset allows small-sum debtors to leave country

Those who owe less than 50,000 ILS will no longer be prevented from leaving Israel.

Knesset allows small-sum debtors to leave country

Haredi MK: 'This is the time to pray for the soldiers' welfare'

MK Yisrael Eichler opens meeting with condolences to family of fallen soldier, prayer for soldiers returning from Jenin.

Haredi MK: 'This is the time to pray for the soldiers' welfare'

'Discrimination against haredim also exists in hospitals'

Incitement against haredim harms them in healthcare as well, MK Eichler says.

'Discrimination against haredim also exists in hospitals'

'We need to rethink our place in the government'

Haredi MK threatens to topple coalition, citing failure to pass judicial reform and haredi draft law.

'We need to rethink our place in the government'

'Supreme Court is a dictator no less than Putin'

"This is part of an ongoing cultural revolution," says haredi MK Yisrael Eichler.

'Supreme Court is a dictator no less than Putin'

Haredi MK to demand food vouchers for every child

MK Yisrael Eichler proposes plan to provide food vouchers to for all children, in attempt to mitigate rise in cost of living.

Haredi MK to demand food vouchers for every child

Education Ministry to fund secular studies in haredi schools

Funding will not impact curriculum or style of learning, haredi MK Yisrael Eichler promises.

Education Ministry to fund secular studies in haredi schools

Chaos in Interior Ministry to affect elections?

Haredi MK demands immediate solution to long wait times at Interior Min. offices, warns wait times may limit citizens' ability to vote.

Chaos in Interior Ministry to affect elections?

'A young generation will grow up here knowing you are the enemy'

MK Yisrael Eichler attacks the new economic plan, saying that it is targeted against the haredi community.

'A young generation will grow up here knowing you are the enemy'

'Violence against haredim is a direct result of incitement'

Haredi MK Eichler slams Finance Min. Liberman for blaming haredim for high cost of living, says incitement causes violence against haredim.

'Violence against haredim is a direct result of incitement'

'Does anyone actually think this is a democratic state?'

MK Yisrael Eichler blasts government following NSO affair.

'Does anyone actually think this is a democratic state?'

MK Eichler: Haredi parties in contact with Gantz

UTJ MK says haredi parties would like to form alternate government with Defense Minister Gantz, but he does not trust Netanyahu.

MK Eichler: Haredi parties in contact with Gantz

Eichler: Netanyahu should have acknowledged he lost

MK Eichler (Torah Judaism) adds to criticism against Netanyahu: "The haredi factions should have told Netanyahu to resign."

Eichler: Netanyahu should have acknowledged he lost

'Everyone with compassion cries with the bereaved family'

MK Yisrael Eichler comments on death of two-year-old Alta Fixsler who was taken off life support in Britain.

'Everyone with compassion cries with the bereaved family'

'Bennett is a secretary, Lapid and Liberman are the rulers'

'The Arabs understood that they were fooled, if you destroy their homes, they'll bring down the government,' MK Yisrael Eichler says.

'Bennett is a secretary, Lapid and Liberman are the rulers'

MK Eichler: We should have known Netanyahu was a sinking ship

UTJ MK says haredi parties made a mistake sticking to Netanyahu so closely, should have insisted he step down for a new Likud leader.

MK Eichler: We should have known Netanyahu was a sinking ship

'He who wanted to put us in garbage dumps will be Finance Min.?'

MK Eichler criticizes appointment of Yisrael Beytenu's MK Liberman as Finance Minister. 'He said he'd take us to the garbage dumps.'

'He who wanted to put us in garbage dumps will be Finance Min.?'

'Why aren't bomb shelters being built on the Home Front?'

'Since they built shelters for communities near Gaza, the missiles' range has expanded,' UTJ's MK Eichler says.

'Why aren't bomb shelters being built on the Home Front?'

Haredi MK presents new bill to prevent dissolution of Knesset

MK Yisrael Eichler proposes bill to allow Knesset to remain functioning, including passing legislation, even if new government isn't formed.

Haredi MK presents new bill to prevent dissolution of Knesset

Haredi MK claims religious colleague 'destroying Torah world'

MK Yisrael Eichler slams MK Bezalel Smotrich for refusing to sit with United Arab List, says Smotrich 'wants to destroy Torah world.'

Haredi MK claims religious colleague 'destroying Torah world'

Haredi MK: Arabs have caught on to anti-religious propaganda

Eichler called on Netanyahu and Min. of Interior Security to 'put an end to false propaganda' in order to avoid further bloodshed.

Haredi MK: Arabs have caught on to anti-religious propaganda

Haredi MK refuses to greet new Reform MK

Tensions rise on the first day of newly sworn in Knesset as the Haredi parties set a tone towards negotiating government terms.

Haredi MK refuses to greet new Reform MK

Liberman: 'Throw the haredim into the garbage'

Haredi MKs from the United Torah Judaism party respond to MK Avigdor Liberman's promise to 'send the haredim to the garbage.'

Liberman: 'Throw the haredim into the garbage'

MK Eichler vaccinated 10 days ago, today tests COVID-19 positive

Vaccinated ten days ago with first dose, MK Yisrael Eichler of UTJ contracts COVID-19. Vaccine not claimed to provide immunity.

MK Eichler vaccinated 10 days ago, today tests COVID-19 positive

Eichler presents pictures of children beaten in demonstrations

MK Yisrael Eichler accuses ministers of sending police to harm haredi children in demonstrations, waving pictures of wounded demonstrators.

Eichler presents pictures of children beaten in demonstrations

Amendment to Law of Return to be debated in Knesset

Haredi MK praises MK Smotrich's amendment to Law of Return, calls on religious, national, MKs to support bill.

Amendment to Law of Return to be debated in Knesset

'Prevent extraneous and selective bureaucracy'

Conference of European Rabbis urges Israeli government to allow all Jews to enter Israel, regardless of whether they are Israeli citizens.

'Prevent extraneous and selective bureaucracy'

'Knesset isn't standing up to judicial reign of terror'

MK Yisrael Eichler tells colleagues: 'Now is not the time for new elections, there'll be enough time to fight and squabble later on.'

'Knesset isn't standing up to judicial reign of terror'

'Why are the fifth and sixth children worth less?'

MK Yisrael Eichler speaks out against 'hypocrisy' which condemns cell phone tracking but remains silent in face of haredi-only lockdowns.

'Why are the fifth and sixth children worth less?'

Haredi MK: Police blocked me from meeting doctor

MK Yisrael Eichler says police prevented him from leaving neighborhood under lockdown despite his status as an MK, intention to see doctor.

Haredi MK: Police blocked me from meeting doctor

UTJ MK: Leave the coalition

MK Yisrael Eichler calls on haredi parties to step down from government until lockdowns on haredi neighborhoods are removed.

UTJ MK: Leave the coalition

Jerusalem: Mask ticket issued to terrified 13-year-old girl

New video disgusts social media: Police issue mask-non-compliance citation to haredi girl they detained walking baby stroller.

Jerusalem: Mask ticket issued to terrified 13-year-old girl

MK calls NIS 500 mask non-compliance fine 'madness'

MK Eichler attacks public restrictions, 'People lost faith in health system.'

MK calls NIS 500 mask non-compliance fine 'madness'

'Instead of lockdowns, reopen coronavirus hotels'

Haredi MK Yisrael Eichler, Blue and White MK Meirav Cohen, urge government to reopen coronavirus hotels to stop spread of virus.

'Instead of lockdowns, reopen coronavirus hotels'

'Haredi education system gets the crumbs'

'A haredi child in a Talmud Torah receives around 20% of the budget a secular child receives,' MK Yisrael Eichler says.

'Haredi education system gets the crumbs'

'Those who do not value Meron should not preach morality'

UTJ MK criticizes fellow party member for calling for MKs not to visit Meron on Lag B'Omer this year.

'Those who do not value Meron should not preach morality'

'When you repent, I'll talk to you'

UTJ MK Yisrael Eichler fires back at Yisrael Beytenu's Oded Forer who interrupted his speech at the Knesset plenum.

'When you repent, I'll talk to you'

Haredi MK: Liberman is the Israeli Corbyn

MK Yisrael Eichler criticizes Yisrael Beytenu chairman over his anti-haredi attitude.

Haredi MK: Liberman is the Israeli Corbyn

Haredi MK: We need to fight for our existence

MK Eichler urges haredi public to 'fight the battle for existence,' condemns 'de-legitimization of haredi public.'

Haredi MK: We need to fight for our existence

Haredi MK: Draft Law? We want to deal with public transportation

UTJ MK Eichler says party aims to help Israel's citizens, doesn't want to spend term fighting 'decrees against religion.'

Haredi MK: Draft Law? We want to deal with public transportation

Haredi MK: Lapid-Gantz list will cause 'civil war'

MK Eichler says joint Lapid-Gantz list is like a 'barrage or rockets' for haredi community, will lead to bloodless civil war.

Haredi MK: Lapid-Gantz list will cause 'civil war'

After union with Degel, controversy erupts in Agudah

Agreement with Degel Hatorah forces Belz Hasidism, in fourth place in Agudat Yisrael, to pay price putting them outside next Knesset.

After union with Degel, controversy erupts in Agudah

Haredi union? Litzman and Eichler in favor, Deri unsure

While Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman and MK Yisrael Eichler support unification of haredi parties, Deri's supporters are reluctant.

Haredi union? Litzman and Eichler in favor, Deri unsure

Rubashkin meets MK Eichler

Sholom Rubashkin, released from prison in December, visits haredi MK who thanked US VP Pence for his release.

Rubashkin meets MK Eichler

The promise that passed the Nationality Law

Coalition Chairman promises MK Eichler: If Nationality Law harms religious status quo, it'll be changed.

The promise that passed the Nationality Law

'The haredi community is in terrible danger'

Haredi lawmaker says Nationality Law a threat to haredi community in Israel, urges peers not to back it.

'The haredi community is in terrible danger'

Talk to your bank - without receiving a text message

New policy allows users to receive passwords via voice recording instead of text message.

Talk to your bank - without receiving a text message

'The gaps between the sides are very large'

MK Yisrael Eichler says it will be almost impossible to reach an agreement on the Draft Law.

'The gaps between the sides are very large'

Haredi MK pushes establishment of national genealogy database

MK Eichler says his party will push for establishment of national genealogy database.

Haredi MK pushes establishment of national genealogy database

'They don't want haredim to make a living'

MK Eichler: 'Instead of uniting as bloc against government and insisting on haredi rights, haredim prefer quarreling amongst themselves.'

'They don't want haredim to make a living'

Haredim welcome draft law approval

Haredi parties pleased after draft law approved in first reading, promise to continue the legislative process during summer session.

Haredim welcome draft law approval

Haredi MK: These aren't watchdogs, they're hunting dogs

Journalists secretly recording conversations will lead to mistrust and a Soviet-like fear of speaking to anyone, MK Yisrael Eichler warns.

Haredi MK: These aren't watchdogs, they're hunting dogs

'American Jews are undergoing silent Holocaust'

MK Yisrael Eichler says that Shabbat desecration is 'causing American Jews to disappear'.

'American Jews are undergoing silent Holocaust'

Haredim lukewarm on Trump announcement

UTJ MKs express hope that Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem won't cost Israel diplomatically.

Haredim lukewarm on Trump announcement

'Likud ministers are trying to topple the government'

Haredi MK Yisrael Eichler claims Shabbat construction work controversy manufactured by Likud ministers trying to topple Netanyahu.

'Likud ministers are trying to topple the government'

'The world belongs to the young? Not when it comes to the Jews'

MK Eichler speaks of the greatness of Torah leader Rabbi Shteinman, the value of respecting elders.

'The world belongs to the young? Not when it comes to the Jews'

'Supreme Court is a gang being bribed by the Reform movement'

Haredi MK slams Supreme Court for waging 'religious war', helping Reform.

'Supreme Court is a gang being bribed by the Reform movement'

Haredi MK: No more Shabbat overtime pay

MK Yisrael Eichler wants to pass a law banning the state from paying more money to those that work on Shabbat.

Haredi MK: No more Shabbat overtime pay