PM in talks to nix lockdown on haredi cities

PM in talks to nix lockdown on haredi cities

Prime Minister's Office considering alternatives to full lockdown on haredi towns, is working with haredi mayors to reach deal.David Rosenberg, 9/6/2020, 4:43 PM
'The haredi public won't forget this'

'The haredi public won't forget this'

'We won't forget who signed the order, over and over again, to turn us into the enemies of the people.' Haredi mayors blast PM over lockdownArutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2020, 4:19 PM
5-7 thousand pilgrims to be allowed into Uman?

5-7 thousand pilgrims to be allowed into Uman?

Breslav movement says Israeli government must repair damage done to movement's image by controversy over pilgrimage to Uman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2020, 1:14 PM
Haredi rabbi: Yeshiva students should remain on campus

Haredi rabbi: Yeshiva students should remain on campus

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky instructs yeshiva students to remain on campus to avoid risk of spreading coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2020, 12:40 PM
'Bnei Brak won't be able to tolerate consequences of lockdown'

'Bnei Brak won't be able to tolerate consequences of lockdown'

Municipal attorney says Bnei Brak residents fear consequences of lockdown, are frustrated at government's treatment of them.Y. Rabinovitz, 9/4/2020, 8:22 AM
Leading haredi rabbi: 'Don't test yeshiva students for COVID-19'

Leading haredi rabbi: 'Don't test yeshiva students for COVID-19'

Post-high school yeshivas should not test students, so as not to disrupt yeshivas' learning, Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2020, 2:40 PM
Rabbi Kanievsky: Don't rush to send students into isolation

Rabbi Kanievsky: Don't rush to send students into isolation

Senior haredi rabbi tells educators they must keep yeshivas open, not to rush to order students into quarantine.Michal Levi, 9/1/2020, 1:56 PM
'No one is explaining why we've become a red city'

'No one is explaining why we've become a red city'

Residents of Beitar Illit complain about city's status as 'red' city, as Health Min. officials note guideline violations, low test rates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2020, 1:03 PM
'Breslovers who visit Uman now are getting beaten up'

'Breslovers who visit Uman now are getting beaten up'

Rabbi Shalom Arush says 'things have gotten out of control' in Uman, with Jewish visitors attacked by locals.Michal Levy, 8/31/2020, 12:53 PM
Litzman: Deri and I will not allow High Holidays lockdown

Litzman: Deri and I will not allow High Holidays lockdown

Housing Minister slams Prof. Ronni Gamzu for acting against Uman pilgrimage but not against mass anti-Netanyahu demonstrations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2020, 10:44 PM
How An Abandoned Baby Grew Up To Be a Remarkable Young Woman

How An Abandoned Baby Grew Up To Be a Remarkable Young Woman

This is the question Chava Sara often asked herself because she was that girl.sponsered content, 8/27/2020, 10:13 PM
Cuomo: If Bill de Blasio won't stop Brooklyn weddings, I will

Cuomo: If Bill de Blasio won't stop Brooklyn weddings, I will

New York governor vows state will step in to block weddings in Brooklyn's haredi neighborhoods if NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio won't intervene.Shira Hanau, JTA, 8/27/2020, 2:18 PM
He helped haredi families find jobs. Now his family has nothing

He helped haredi families find jobs. Now his family has nothing

During his life, Rav Dovid Oberlander worked in high-tech, and helped other Orthodox men to find suitable tech work environments.Sponsored Content, 8/26/2020, 12:20 PM
Hasidic group in New York urges members to wear masks in public

Hasidic group in New York urges members to wear masks in public

Bobov Hasidic movement in Boro Park, Brooklyn urges members to adhere to social distancing rules - or wear masks in public.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2020, 1:34 PM
Coronavirus delays a wedding - but not the celebrations

Coronavirus delays a wedding - but not the celebrations

A haredi bride tested positive for coronavirus, forcing her wedding to be delayed. Here's what happened next.Michal Levi, 8/25/2020, 12:49 PM
Will Israelis be allowed to visit Uman?

Will Israelis be allowed to visit Uman?

PM Netanyahu to hold meeting on travel to Uman ahead of Jewish New Year. Coronavirus czar: 'Impossible to keep guidelines in Uman.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2020, 11:09 AM
Belz community shaken by tragic loss

Belz community shaken by tragic loss

The world is in a chaotic place.When facing health crises it is natural to feel helpless. Some, however make an impact on the world.Sponsored content, 8/24/2020, 11:11 PM
Yeshiva students land in Israel, are returned to London

Yeshiva students land in Israel, are returned to London

Two hasidic yeshiva students arrive in Israel without authorization, are turned back by authorities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/24/2020, 2:17 PM
Ex-MK in serious condition after being infected with coronavirus

Ex-MK in serious condition after being infected with coronavirus

Family of 73-year-old former MK request prayers be recited for recovery of Eliezer Moses, who was infected with coronavirus in the US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2020, 7:19 PM
Haredi MK: Coronavirus czar is 'disconnected'

Haredi MK: Coronavirus czar is 'disconnected'

'We absolutely cannot agree that people so disconnected take control and criticize us,' Dep. Education Min. Porush says.Michal Levi, 8/22/2020, 11:11 PM
Metro plan doesn't include stops in Bnei Brak

Metro plan doesn't include stops in Bnei Brak

'Unthinkable' to pay tens of millions in programs so haredim can work, but deny them access to transportation there, organization says.Hezki Baruch, 8/19/2020, 6:59 PM
Haaretz journalist defends haredi schools

Haaretz journalist defends haredi schools

Haredim deserve money 'no more than others, and no less,' Haaretz's Chaim Levinson tweets.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 8/17/2020, 10:35 PM
Women's EMT service wins ambulance license

Women's EMT service wins ambulance license

Brooklyn’s Orthodox women’s EMT service gets right to operate an ambulance after years of lobbying.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/15/2020, 8:39 PM
Will Supreme Court block yeshiva students from coming to Israel?

Will Supreme Court block yeshiva students from coming to Israel?

Petition filed with Supreme Court calls for overturning of coronavirus czar's decision to grant entry to foreign yeshiva, seminary students.David Rosenberg, 8/11/2020, 8:36 AM
Sadigura Rebbe passes away

Sadigura Rebbe passes away

Rabbi Yisroel Moshe a member of Agudat Yisrael's Council of Torah Sages, passes away at 65 years of age.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2020, 1:47 AM
Will haredi party support delaying budget deadline?

Will haredi party support delaying budget deadline?

MK Meir Porush expresses frustration at PM Netanyahu, says he supports proposal to delay deadline. Will his party agree?Ben Shaul, 8/10/2020, 3:02 PM
43% of haredim learned online during coronavirus shutdown

43% of haredim learned online during coronavirus shutdown

New poll shows uptick in haredi population's use of internet, with more haredim working online from home than other sectors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/10/2020, 2:24 PM
Haredi parties: New elections would be madness

Haredi parties: New elections would be madness

Aryeh Deri, Yaakov Litzman, and Moshe Gafni meet to issue joint call to Netanyahu and Gantz to reach compromise on the state budget.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2020, 4:33 PM
Thousands of Hasidim attend wedding in violation of guidelines

Thousands of Hasidim attend wedding in violation of guidelines

Thousands of Belz Hasidim attend Rebbe's grandson's wedding, without social distancing and with only some wearing masks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2020, 12:11 AM
Haredi Minister tells MK to check his secular 'privilege'

Haredi Minister tells MK to check his secular 'privilege'

Minister accuses gov't of discriminating against religious Jews in its coronavirus policies. 'You're allowed to do something I'm not.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2020, 2:58 PM
'We won't help bring about new elections'

'We won't help bring about new elections'

MK Uri Maklev, of the haredi UTJ party, warns PM Netanyahu: 'If one-year budget leads to new elections, we won't support it.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2020, 1:40 PM
She Was Walking When She Heard a “Snap”

She Was Walking When She Heard a “Snap”

Doctors told her that she needed surgery to walk again, but the procedure is too expensive for her. As a result, she remains unable to walk.Communicated content, 8/4/2020, 11:49 AM
Haredi leaders urge: Avoid places lax about corona restrictions

Haredi leaders urge: Avoid places lax about corona restrictions

Leading haredi rabbis urge public to avoid attending events, avoid places of study which do not adhere to Health Ministry standards.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2020, 9:37 AM
They left Sheva Brachos, and went straight into Shiva

They left Sheva Brachos, and went straight into Shiva

Last week, against all odds, Mrs. Stern was brought to her son’s chuppah. Her dying wish: children and household should be taken care of.Sponsered Content, 7/26/2020, 1:44 PM
Haredi parties' response to anti-conversion therapy bill

Haredi parties' response to anti-conversion therapy bill

MK Moshe Gafni to bring Override Clause, Chametz Bill to a vote in response to bill to outlaw conversion therapy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2020, 6:00 PM
Coalition crisis: UTJ vs Blue and White

Coalition crisis: UTJ vs Blue and White

Haredi party says it is no longer bound by coalition agreement after Blue and White party votes to ban conversion therapy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2020, 4:07 PM
'Why are the fifth and sixth children worth less?'

'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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2020, 3:24 PM
'Make information accessible to everyone'

'Make information accessible to everyone'

MK Yaakov Tessler says information, services, must be made available to those who don't have access to technology.Ben Shaul, 7/21/2020, 4:39 PM
'Repent and mend your ways'

'Repent and mend your ways'

Councils of Torah Sages call on Jews to repent, pray for end to coronavirus pandemic.Ben Shaul, 7/20/2020, 5:02 PM
Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky to leave home, visit cemetery

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky to leave home, visit cemetery

Rabbi Kanievsky will continue his yearly tradition of visiting Rabbi Elyashiv’s grave on the anniversary of his death.sponsered content , 7/19/2020, 5:05 PM
'We need to honor Torah scholars more'

'We need to honor Torah scholars more'

Spiritual leader at hardest-hit haredi yeshiva implies coronavirus outbreak due to disrespect of Torah and Torah scholars.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2020, 4:31 PM
Women from Beitar Illit unwanted in Gush Etzion?

Women from Beitar Illit unwanted in Gush Etzion?

'It's not pleasant to work in a place where they suddenly begin treating you with suspicion,' assistant says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2020, 3:23 PM
Criteria for imposing lockdowns to be published in advance

Criteria for imposing lockdowns to be published in advance

PM agrees to demand by Aryeh Deri to publish guidelines for declaring restricted areas amid reports of discrimination against haredim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2020, 1:59 PM
Haredi MK: Police blocked me from meeting doctor

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2020, 1:13 PM
Report: Haredi MKs moving away from Netanyahu, towards Gantz

Report: Haredi MKs moving away from Netanyahu, towards Gantz

Haredi lawmakers reportedly frustrated with Netanyahu's handling of the government, are increasingly supportive of Alternate PM Benny Gantz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2020, 9:18 AM
Karlin-Stolin Rebbe orders all institutions in Israel closed

Karlin-Stolin Rebbe orders all institutions in Israel closed

Karliner Chassidim noted as being among most COVID-stringent in entire country.Mordechai Sones, 7/7/2020, 5:15 PM
Haredi girl confronted by police over mask - the full footage

Haredi girl confronted by police over mask - the full footage

'I was wearing a mask the whole time, I just took it off to drink.' Video footage of Jerusalem girl recently confronted by police released.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2020, 2:03 PM
Which yeshivas are coronavirus hotspots?

Which yeshivas are coronavirus hotspots?

Home Front Command publishes statistics, revealing which yeshivas have high numbers of coronavirus infections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2020, 7:25 PM
Preschool chains threaten to close 'summer camps'

Preschool chains threaten to close 'summer camps'

'Unthinkable that 150,000 children will be left without childcare due to bureaucracy,' director says.Michal Levi, 7/6/2020, 4:06 PM
'Yeshiva students may be on the streets'

'Yeshiva students may be on the streets'

Coronavirus may have caused 'what Zionists haven't managed to accomplish in 70 years,' Rabbi Yitzhak Koldetzki says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2020, 3:00 PM
Married yeshiva students to be recognized as working?

Married yeshiva students to be recognized as working?

Knesset grants preliminary approval to law allowing wives of married yeshiva students to receive paid sick days for children.Hezki Baruch, 7/1/2020, 10:52 PM
Housing Minister scraps plan for new haredi city in the Negev

Housing Minister scraps plan for new haredi city in the Negev

Housing Min. Litzman scraps plan for new haredi city - after government invested tens of millions in planning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2020, 12:35 PM
Crash victim injured on way to Williamsburg wedding dies

Crash victim injured on way to Williamsburg wedding dies

Death toll rises to five, two weeks after car carrying New Square Hasidic family crashes into tree en route to wedding.David Rosenberg, 6/29/2020, 9:42 AM
Rav Asher Weiss: It’s a matter of saving lives

Rav Asher Weiss: It’s a matter of saving lives

Now, the family is in the worst possible situation, and Rav Asher Weiss has spoken on their behalf.Sponsered Content, 6/28/2020, 5:04 PM
'It's wrong to lock down an entire city'

'It's wrong to lock down an entire city'

MK Porush: Because of a few dozen virus cases, 50 thousand haredi residents of Elad are in lockdown.Hezki Baruch, 6/24/2020, 10:50 PM
Hasidic leader: 'Torah obligation to wear a mask'

Hasidic leader: 'Torah obligation to wear a mask'

Health Min. Yuli Edelstein visits hasidic rebbe, asking for help in stemming the spread of COVID-19 within the haredi community.Ben Shaul, 6/24/2020, 1:10 PM
Haredi employment in public sector far from gov't goal

Haredi employment in public sector far from gov't goal

Shas MK Michael Malchieli urges Finance Committee meeting to force recruitment of haredim for public service positions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2020, 2:26 PM