Watch: Satmar Rebbe in Jerusalem

Thousands of Satmar Hassidim and Jerusalem haredi community watches Rebbe's arrival to city. Streets blocked for occasion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2019, 9:40 PM

Satmar Rebbe arrives in Israel

One of the two spiritual leaders of the Satmar Hasidic movement will participate in fundraiser for organizations that refuse state funding.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2019, 11:02 AM

Candidate who targeted haredim fails in Rockland County

Haredi residents of Rockland County felt that district attorney candidate Michael Diederich targeted them in his campaign.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 11/8/2019, 9:10 PM

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky blesses Netanyahu aides

'With G-d's help and the rabbi's blessing, we will see salvation soon,' Jonatan Urich says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2019, 2:50 PM

Haredi aliyah initiative blossoms into movement

Naava Kodesh establishes network to facilitate aliyah for English-speaking haredi community, focusing on networking and communityMordechai Sones, 11/5/2019, 2:48 PM

Haredi MK: 'The Left would give me everything I want'

MK Gafni says left would give him everything he asked for, and 'knows how to keep promises,' but most of his voters come from the right.Rafael Levi, 11/5/2019, 1:09 PM

'There are things we're willing to compromise on'

UTJ's MK Gafni says he's 'willing to compromise,' estimates parties will find solutions at the last moment in order to avoid new elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2019, 11:59 PM

The picture of the Belzer Rebbe sent to the Nazi

A postcard of the Belzer Rebbe taken during WWII and sent to a Nazi was recently revealed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/31/2019, 5:36 PM

'Prepare for new elections'

Dep. Health Min. Litzman criticizes party for internal arguments, warns Israel may be headed to new elections.Michal Levi, 10/30/2019, 2:54 PM

Chief dayan of largest Jewish town in Judea & Samaria dead at 72

Rabbi Shlomo Zalman Ulman, head of the rabbinic court in the haredi city of Modiin Illit, dead at 72.Ben Shaul, 10/23/2019, 7:51 AM

PLO flag raised in Meah Shearim - then removed by police

Watch: Police remove Palestine Liberation Organization flag which had been hung up in haredi neighborhood in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/22/2019, 2:38 PM

15 injured at Rabbi Karelitz's funeral

Emergency medical teams treat 15 people injured at funeral of Rabbi Nissim Karelitz in Bnei Brak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/22/2019, 1:46 PM

Rabbi Karelitz laid to rest

Thousands attend funeral of Rabbi Nissim Karelitz, among the leading halakhic authorities in the haredi world, who passed away at age 93.Yoni Kempinski, 10/22/2019, 12:51 PM

Will haredi parties join Gantz's coalition talks?

Some haredi lawmakers said to be planning to remain part of right-wing bloc for any coalition talks with Blue & White. Shas still undecided.Michal Levy, 10/22/2019, 11:46 AM

Live: End of Simchat Torah celebration at Ponevezh Yeshiva

Leading Yeshiva celebrates completion of yearly Torah cycle, beginning of new cycle., 10/21/2019, 7:08 PM

Deri: Shas is the sukkah of the state

Shas chairman says party grew despite predictions of its demise before previous elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/15/2019, 10:57 PM

Condition of Bnei Brak rabbi deteriorates

Condition of Rabbi Nissim Karelitz deteriorates, family asks public to pray for recovery.Michal Levi, 10/6/2019, 3:02 PM

'UTJ is just 68 votes short of extra seat'

Elections Committee releases protocols from final vote tally. Could UTJ appeal seat allocation?Michal Levy, 10/2/2019, 1:18 PM

Beit Shemesh daycare vandalized

For the second time in one month, a haredi daycare in Beit Shemesh is vandalized.Ben Shaul, 10/2/2019, 12:09 PM

Haredi rabbi refuses to officiate Liberman’s son's wedding

Why did a Bnei Brak rabbi turn down a request to officiate wedding of Avidgor Liberman's haredi son?Marcy Oster, JTA, 9/26/2019, 6:40 PM

Shas rabbi calls for religious parties to join Gantz-led gov't

Rabbi Tzion Boaron says 'no difference' between left and right, calls on religious parties to join center-left coalition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/25/2019, 9:48 AM

'Haredi-pig' sign on Israeli bus draws criticism

'Clearly racist message.' NGO protests anti-littering sign on bus operating in haredi city features picture of pig-like haredi man.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2019, 10:00 AM

UTJ MKs to seek permission to meet with Lapid

Haredi MKs to meet Rabbi Haim Kanievsky to ask permission to meet Yair Lapid to discuss possible unity government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/19/2019, 9:16 PM

Chabad support for UTJ party grows

Chabad hasidim give UTJ approximately 10,000 more votes than the party won in April.Michal Levi, 9/18/2019, 6:21 PM

Litzman: We won't sit in government with Lapid

United Torah Judaism chief vows to endorse Netanyahu for PM. "We don't rule out unity gov't - but we won't sit with Yair Lapid."Orli Harari, 9/18/2019, 1:29 AM

Radical haredi newspaper: Boycott the elections

'Hapeles' newspaper affiliated with fringe haredi group calls to boycott elections and refrain from voting for United Torah Judaism party.Ben Shaul, 9/17/2019, 11:52 AM

Haredi MK: We never wanted Israel to be a theocracy

MK Yakov Asher says haredi parties are fighting to retain status quo, never had an interest in forcing 'state of Jewish law.'Ben Shaul, 9/16/2019, 2:47 PM

Rivlin meets with reps of initiative for haredi employment

Initiative more important than ever, president says upon being shown findings of the strategic process and the progress made so far.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2019, 1:32 PM

Leading Sephardic rabbi: I will not interfere in the elections

Rabbi Meir Mazuz,refuses request to instruct followers to vote for Shas in Tuesday's elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2019, 9:59 AM

Chabad leaders: Vote for United Torah Judaism party

Leading Chabad rabbis say Lubavitcher Rebbe instructed followers to support the most haredi party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2019, 10:28 PM

Hassidic Rebbes concerned: 'Say Psalms'

Belz Hasidim read chapter 121 in Psalms: 'I lift my eyes to the mountains; from where does my help come?' as Hasidic Council does same.Mordechai Sones, 9/12/2019, 2:59 PM

Helping sexual abuse victims - and saving marriages

Haredi sector: Heavy price to pay for silence on sexual abuse and addictions in shidduchim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2019, 12:14 PM

Rabbi Kanievsky campaigns for UTJ ahead of election

Leader of Lithuanian haredim travels around the country for flurry of UTJ campaign events in final days before election.Michal Levi, 9/10/2019, 5:19 PM

Haredi MKs pledge to block 'land for peace' concessions

MKs from the Knesset's haredi UTJ party promise to oppose agreements which require relinquishing control of Israeli land.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2019, 1:55 PM

Shas leader: 'I haven't spoken to Liberman in four months'

'I understood that Yisrael Beytenu chair isn't interested in compromise or a Netanyahu government,' Interior Min. Deri says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2019, 9:15 AM

Eli Yishai's dilemma

Yahad leader debating whether to continue supporting United Torah Judaism, or to switch alliance to smaller party.Ben Shaul, 9/9/2019, 2:42 PM

'We are all one society, we are all one country'

President Rivlin hosts reps of the Movilot organization, which promotes quality employment for haredi women in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2019, 1:51 PM

UTJ MK Gafni: 'It's not a disaster if we're in the opposition'

Blue and White leader Yair Lapid responds: 'It truly wouldn't be a disaster. Who says we don't agree on anything?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2019, 11:34 PM

'We never kicked Shlomo Carlebach out of our yeshiva'

In an interview which was conducted with Rabbi Aharon Kotler, the president of Lakewood Yeshiva, he shatters a myth.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2019, 12:05 PM

Hundreds attend 'call to action' against missionary activity

Some 350 haredi yeshiva students from the south of the country participate in "call to action" conference organized by Yad L'Achim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2019, 4:19 PM

Three-year-old killed in accident in Queens

Three-year-old Jewish boy struck and killed by a vehicle in Far Rockaway.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2019, 1:15 AM

'You'll come back in uniform'

ZAKA founder says he told his children that 'they'll come home in uniform.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2019, 2:12 PM

Father-in-law of singer Benny Friedman hit in head with brick

Rabbi assaulted in Brooklyn, losing multiple teeth after being struck by brick. Police treating attack as hate crime.Laura E. Adkins, JTA, 8/28/2019, 7:28 AM

Shooting in Bnei Brak

Police investigate after unknown individual fires shots at Bnei Brak apartment building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2019, 11:15 AM

Haredi party promises law bypassing Supreme Court

New UTJ campaign warns Supreme Court will continue 'interfering' in haredi community's lives.Hezki Baruch, Chana Roberts, 8/26/2019, 11:35 AM

Israeli court blocks concert featuring Mordechai Ben David

Court bars men-only haredi concert in Haifa which was set to feature Mordechai Ben David, Motty Steinmetz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2019, 7:17 PM

Helping haredim study technology can help the economy

Blue and White MK Izhar Shay: 'Haredi students contribute to Israel's resilience.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/20/2019, 11:23 AM

Bnei Brak: Explosive device detonates in stairwell

Explosive device detonates in Bnei Brak - for the second time in one month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2019, 10:44 PM

Supreme Court intervenes in the middle of the concert

Supreme Court rules that Nazareth Court exceeded its authority by canceling ruling on gender segregated concert in Afula.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2019, 11:18 PM

Afula may hold show with gender separation

Nazareth District Court reverses decision banning separate seating for men and women at performance for haredi community in Afula.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2019, 5:39 PM

Police open investigation into Bnei Brak daycare

Investigation opened after passerby alerts police to possible abuse in daycare.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2019, 10:34 AM

Leading haredi rabbi hospitalized

Rabbi Gershon Edelstein is 'weak but in good condition,' sources say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/12/2019, 12:30 PM

Will haredi party lose Knesset seat four months after election?

UTJ party poised to lose one of its Knesset seats after court-ordered partial recount finds inconsistencies in Jerusalem ballot boxes.David Rosenberg, 8/9/2019, 1:05 PM

Police recomend indicting UTJ chief

Police recommend charges be filed against Dep. Health Minister Yaakov Litzman for fraud, offering bribes, and breach of trust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2019, 11:12 AM

Haredi MK: Lapid ruining party's relationship with us

MK Yakov Asher says Blue and White leader MK Lapid 'grew up in a home with a hatred of haredim,' slams 'contest' to siphon votes.Michal Levi, 8/5/2019, 3:36 PM

'It's anti-Semitic': Blue and White ad incites against haredim

Blue and White campaign video paints religious, haredi, ministers as money-sucking parasites, PM Netanyahu as caring only about himself.Chana Roberts, 8/5/2019, 2:54 PM

Israeli court bars hasidim from using bomb shelter as synagogue

Supreme Court rejects appeal by Gur hasidim to allow synagogue to remain in bomb shelter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/5/2019, 10:46 AM