The cost of Avigdor Liberman

No one said that Russian immigrants are a financial burden, the way Liberman does about the observant Jews who have ensured Judaism's survival through the ages. Leonie Ben-Simon, 12/29/2019, 8:46 AM

Haredi judge's husband writes letter in Israel's Torah Scroll

Couple attend ceremony for Sefer Torah for Am Yisrael during Israel visit, with Judge Rachel Freier's husband writing a letter in the scrollMichal Levy, 12/29/2019, 3:10 AM

UTJ leader: 'We'll continue to protect the right-wing bloc'

Min. Litzman congratulates PM Netanyahu on victory in Likud primaries, promises to form right-wing government after March elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2019, 3:17 PM

Liberman: Cut yeshiva budget by half

At Maariv, Jerusalem Post conference, MK Liberman criticizes haredi site for 'vodka and pigs' comment.Michal Levi, 12/25/2019, 4:40 PM

Most of 28 yeshivas checked flunk NYC secular studies review

Only two yeshivas of those reviewed provide substantial secular education, report says.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/21/2019, 5:40 PM

Report: One-third of daycare subsidies goes to kollel families

Daycare subsidies no longer serving original purpose of encouraging women to work in addition to their husbands, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2019, 11:00 AM

Haredim to Liberman: Forward a list of demands

Haredi parties approach Liberman's associates after Yisrael Beytenu chairman hints he may be willing to compromise.Michal Levy, 11/28/2019, 11:39 PM

Study: More young haredim are opening businesses

Young haredim are twice as likely as their non-haredi counterparts to own their own businesses, study shows.Michal Levi, 11/26/2019, 12:26 PM

'The monster of hatred and anti-Semitism in the Knesset'

Haredi MKs accuse Avigdor Liberman of anti-Semitism for declaring haredi and Arab parties part of 'anti-Zionist axis.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2019, 3:42 PM

'Liberman loads demands that preclude implementation'

Haredi commentator believes in recent months Liberman added requirements on issues of religion and state that haredim can't fulfill.Shimon Cohen, 11/18/2019, 9:18 PM

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

Shaked attempts to create basis for Right-leaning government

Former Justice Minister claims Liberman-haredi agreements can be reached to prevent election; 'No need to drag State into further elections'Mordechai Sones, 11/5/2019, 8:01 PM

'No budget without funding for haredi special ed'

MK Gafni demands Finance Committee members insist on budget for haredi special education students.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/29/2019, 2:23 PM

Does Israel need peace?

The distinguishing element of the recent elections was obvious: they were built on hatred for the head of government and for a specific group in Israeli society, the haredim and Religious Zionists. Alexander Maistrovoy , 10/22/2019, 9:40 PM

Driver of bus with anti-haredi picture summoned for hearing

Transportation Minister demands driver be summoned for picture featuring picture of pig-like haredi man.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/22/2019, 11:55 AM

Gantz apologizes for dividing secular, haredi voters

Blue and White Chairman Benny Gantz apologizes for announcement that sparks storm, but does not refrain from parting shot at haredi voters.Mordechai Sones, 9/16/2019, 4:10 PM

Litzman: We are fighting for the right to live as haredim

'The elections aren't right vs. left or Bibi vs Gantz. The only important thing to them is who will establish a gov't without haredim.'Ben Shaul, 9/15/2019, 10:20 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

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