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

How much do the haredim cost us?

United Torah Judaism launches video to shatter haredi stigma, under heading 'How much the haredim save us.'Mordechai Sones, 9/12/2019, 2:12 PM

Gantz will not appeal to haredim as he abhors 'extortion'

'We'll turn to Likud to form government based on secular majority in Israel,' Blue and White Chairman promises.Mordechai Sones, 9/3/2019, 3:54 PM

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

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

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

'A government with the haredim is a right-wing government?'

Yisrael Beytenu MK to Arutz Sheva: We have nothing against the haredim. We have a problem with the haredi parties' political extortion.Hezki Baruch, 8/7/2019, 6:36 AM

'Yair Lapid mustn't be allowed to be Prime Minister'

PM attacks anti-haredi video posted by Lapid's party; Benny Gantz also criticizes his party leadership colleague.Mordechai Sones, 8/5/2019, 6:40 PM

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

Dozens of haredim train to join the Paratroopers Brigade

The Shachar organization, which assists religous soldiers, holds a training series for haredim who want to join the paratroopers.Shimon Cohen, 8/1/2019, 6:53 PM

Gantz trying to woo the haredim?

Blue and White chairman tells haredim that MK Lapid 'doesn't hate haredim,' urges not ruling anyone out, says leadership should stay haredi.Michal Levi, 7/31/2019, 3:03 PM

Haredi IDF graduates to join the Mossad?

An employment conference for haredi IDF graduates includes representatives of the Mossad and the Israel Prison Service.Eliran Aharon, 7/19/2019, 2:06 PM

Housing prices soar in haredi sector

'It is particularly the haredim, who have a critical shortage of housing, who suffer from every fluctuation in the market.'Ben Shaul, 7/18/2019, 4:49 PM

Secular Israelis protest haredim moving into city

Spokesperson says residents have no problem with haredim, are protesting only extremists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2019, 1:32 PM

Beaten at his own game? 'Liberman against the haredim'

Liberman posts a photo of Netanyahu with Litzman as proof of a 'state run by Jewish law,' but then a reporter beats him at his own game.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2019, 6:50 PM

In Swiss Alps, locals and haredi tourists find ways to get along

After much-publicized incidents between haredi visitors and locals in Swiss vacation town, project launched to foster mutual understanding.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/2/2019, 8:28 AM

Liberman: Vote Yisrael Beytenu for a haredi-free government

Yisrael Beytenu campaign video calls for 'nationalist, liberal government without haredim.' Liberman: 'You get what you vote for.'Tal Polon, 6/23/2019, 3:49 PM

Bennett presents New Right's plan for draft law

New Right chairman presents plan to lower age of exemption for haredim to encourage them to work, increase compensation for soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2019, 6:41 PM

Liberman slams 'messianic haredim'

Yisrael Beytenu chief vows to block haredi agenda in next government. 'We won't allow religious coercion, attempts to alter status quo.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2019, 2:45 PM

Dozens of haredi passengers sue El Al

Haredi passengers stranded in Athens in November sue El Al for damages. El Al: We operate in accordance with the law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2019, 11:01 AM

Elkin: Whenever Liberman really wanted it, solutions were found

Likud minister: Liberman must show a bit of flexibility to reach solution. 'Haredim have compromised - Liberman should also take a step.'Shimon Cohen, 5/28/2019, 9:11 AM

UK Orthodox Jews mobilize for Tommy Robinson

Members of hasidic and Sefardic communities urge community to 'do right thing for ourselves - and for country to which we owe so much.'Mordechai Sones, 5/22/2019, 9:15 PM

MKs: Give priority to cities in the periphery

Haredi MKs suggest encouraging young families to move to the periphery, building new haredi cities.Michal Levi, 5/13/2019, 2:26 PM

'Shtisel,' popular Israeli show about haredim, gets 3rd season

Israeli show about haredi Jews that became a surprise hit on Netflix will get a third season, show's writer confirms.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 5/9/2019, 9:12 AM

Condition of Bnei Brak rabbi improves

Condition of Rabbi Nissim Karelitz, hospitalized earlier this week, improves over weekend.Michal Levi, 4/27/2019, 11:41 PM

UTJ leader to Rabbi Mazuz: We'll fulfill our task properly

MK Gafni visits Yachad party's spiritual leader, promises to work for good of Sephardic community.Michal Levi, 4/9/2019, 7:12 PM

Netanyahu: I prefer the haredim to Lapid and Gantz

PM Netanyahu says he would have preferred to have the haredi parties in his government in 2013, but Bennett forced him to sit with Lapid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2019, 11:01 PM

Haredi newspapers warn Gantz will impose anti-haredi 'decrees'

Haredi newspapers warn government led by Blue and White will make 'decrees' targeting haredi public.Ben Shaul, 4/8/2019, 12:02 PM

Haredi minister: Why would any haredi vote for Feiglin?

Dep. Health Minister Litzman questions: 'Why would any haredi vote for a party which includes those who have rejected circumcision?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2019, 2:29 PM

Haredi rabbis: Don't get drunk on Purim

Leading haredi rabbis call on the public not to drink excessively, say drunkenness leads to 'murder' and 'tragedies.'Ben Shaul, 3/6/2019, 12:55 PM

'Blue and White will force haredim to draft'

Gantz-Lapid Blue and White party platform includes passing Draft Law, forcing haredim to teach core curriculum.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2019, 6:44 PM

New York: 31 new measles cases in one week

Over twenty of the new cases linked to Williamsburg yeshiva.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2019, 5:04 PM

10,000 apartments to be built in Jerusalem for haredim

Jerusalem City Council set to approve plans to build 2 new neighborhoods for haredim, expansion of current neighborhoods.Gary Willig, 2/28/2019, 7:36 PM

Tiberias Mayor: Haredim hexed me

Mayor of Tiberias claims haredim performed 'pagan pulsa d'nura ritual' in cemetery.Mordechai Sones, 2/6/2019, 2:09 PM

US haredim receive medal of honor for neutralizing terrorist

US citizens who held attacker during stabbing in the Old City of Jerusalem honored at Israel's Embassy in Washington DC.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2019, 6:42 PM

Shaked looks to win over haredi voters

'No coercion will work with haredi society; I and Bennett fight for separation in academia, believe haredim will integrate into job market.'Mordechai Sones, 2/4/2019, 10:53 PM

Supreme Court to Agudat Yisrael: Allow women candidates

Supreme Court rules that Agudat Yisrael will be required to remove clause preventing women from running with the party.Michal Levy, 1/11/2019, 5:03 AM

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.Michal Levy, 1/10/2019, 3:10 AM

Hasidic community becomes first official haredi US town

Kiryas Joel in New York splits from Town of Monroe, renamed town of Palm Tree.Ben Ariel, 1/7/2019, 2:30 AM

Despite all the limitations: Haredim favor integration

New survey reveals 84% of haredi public believes integrating children with disabilities into regular classes contributes to their children.Mordechai Sones, 12/24/2018, 8:51 PM

Draft Law expires

Last night at midnight, validity of Chapter 3 of Defense Service Law arranging haredi IDF enlistment ended.Mordechai Sones, 12/2/2018, 10:38 AM

Watch: Tel Aviv Mayor plays 'Yedid Nefesh' on recorder

Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai visits home of haredi council member Naftali Lubert and surprises audience.Mordechai Sones, 11/29/2018, 12:11 PM

Could Draft Law topple the coalition?

Draft Law supposed to be approved by beginning of December, but haredi parties are opposed. State likely to ask Supreme Court for extension.Ben Shaul, 11/21/2018, 4:35 AM

Police sued for assaulting haredi student

Haredi youth seeks NIS 75,000 in damages after police throw him to floor, pull his beard, and beat him after he threw a plastic bag.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2018, 9:35 PM

Haredim to El Al: You lied to us

Haredim say El Al lied to them, promised flight would land in Israel before Shabbat began.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2018, 6:08 PM

Draft Law: Compromise text being formulated

As part of Draft Law dialogue, haredim demand clause be added to allow alternative law enactment in case law is repealed.Mordechai Sones, 11/4/2018, 12:33 PM

My American Brothers, speak to Israelis who don’t think like you

An open letter to the GA participants: Use your time here for a real dialogue with Israelis of every sector. Zvika Klein, 10/23/2018, 11:22 AM

Lapid: Haredim are afraid

Yesh Atid leader says government must pass Draft Law 'and cannot change even one word' of the bill.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/15/2018, 3:42 PM

Haredim protest Shabbat construction work

Tens of thousands of haredim protest construction work of a light rail to take place during Shabbat in the city of Bnei Brak.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/21/2018, 9:07 PM

Haredi MK: Lower cost of afternoon programs for haredim

Haredi MK asks Education Minister to lower cost of afternoon programs for haredi families living in high-SES cities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2018, 9:19 AM

'Likud not competing with Jewish Home'

Likud national headquarters Chair responds to Minister Shaked: 'Partnership with Jewish Home and haredim irreplaceable.'Benny Toker, 9/5/2018, 12:07 PM

Report: Haredi parties to demand changes to Draft Law

New report details haredi parties' requirements for approving Draft Law.Ben Shaul, 9/3/2018, 11:09 AM

Campaign to increase enlistment - in haredi media?

Defense establishment, IDF seek to allay fears army service conflict with religious lifestyle with new campaign in haredi media.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2018, 1:00 PM

Education Minister: Most haredim want the core curriculum

Education Minister Bennett says most haredim want their children to learn English, math, but Ministry isn't prepared to provide it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2018, 9:07 AM

Kashrut supervisor caught smuggling 28 liters of date rape drug

Police foil massive shipment of date rape drug concealed in water jugs. Police: 'This was a huge quantity of high dangerous material.'Tzvi Lev, 8/30/2018, 9:04 PM

Minister: Trump's statement 'a cause for concern'

Uri Ariel says Israel must examine Trump's statement that Israel will pay 'higher price' in negotiations due to embassy move.Mordechai Sones, 8/22/2018, 11:12 AM

Family vacation turns into mourning

40-year-old haredi man suffers heart attack and dies while on vacation with family in Egypt.Michal Levy, 8/17/2018, 4:37 AM