MK Reveals Jewish Home’s ‘Hidden’ Pro-Hareidi Work

Jewish Home MK recounts victories in battle to make enlistment law more hareidi-friendly.Maayana Miskin, 3/6/2014, 11:52 AM

Foreign Ministry: Chabad ‘Service’ is Illegal

Ministry rejects Shaked Committee’s plan to count Chabad emissaries toward ‘hareidi service’ goal.Maayana Miskin, 3/4/2014, 7:59 PM

Rabbi 'Shocked and Outraged' over Hareidi Rally

Another respected Religious Zionist joins the chorus of calls against the hareidi rally Sunday.Tova Dvorin, 3/1/2014, 9:21 PM

Hareidi MK: We May Boycott Judea and Samaria

'There is tremendous pressure that says – let's boycott some of their factories,' says MK Porush.Gil Ronen, 2/27/2014, 7:45 PM

MKs’ Wives to Sarah Netanyahu: Be Our Esther

Wives of hareidi MKs urge Sarah Netanyahu to sway her husband’s heart regarding hareidi enlistment.Maayana Miskin, 2/27/2014, 12:03 PM

'Threats on My Life Don't Scare Me'

Yair Lapid issues statement on death threats, stresses that disagreements with the hareidi community are 'between brothers,' 'out of love.'Tova Dvorin, 2/26/2014, 9:45 PM

Investigation Launched Over Anti-Draft Incitement

Police Chief warns that hareidi death-threats taken 'very seriously'; Science Minister asks Shin Bet, Public Security Ministry to step in.Tova Dvorin, 2/26/2014, 5:00 PM

IDF ‘Deathly Afraid’ of Hareidi Enlistment

Yesh Atid MK accuses IDF of avoiding hareidi enlistment; MKs seek to define ‘hareidi’ for new law.Maayana Miskin, 2/25/2014, 7:03 PM

Deal Between Likud and Yesh Atid

Netanyahu supported criminal sanctions on hareidi evaders of army service in exchange for the appointment of MK Hanegbi to key committee.Tova Dvorin, 2/25/2014, 1:51 PM

Shaked Committee Debates: Who is a Hareidi Jew?

Can the State determine a person's religiosity? MKs grapple with the issue.Tova Dvorin, 2/24/2014, 4:59 PM

'We Will Fight Until the Death'

Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach declares intense opposition to hareidi draft law at anti-draft rally, encourages followers 'not to surrender.'Tova Dvorin, 2/23/2014, 8:04 AM

'No Hareidi Draft Dodger is Going to Jail'

Former IDF Chief Rabbi Avihai Rontzki insists that enacting criminal sanctions for hareidi draft-dodgers is a mere formality.Tova Dvorin, 2/21/2014, 12:44 AM

MK Shelah: Ben Gurion Made a Big Mistake

Imposing criminal sanctions on hareidi draft dodgers will help 'correct a historical mistake,' says Yesh Atid MK Ofer Shelah.David Lev, 2/20/2014, 3:29 PM

MK Chetboun: Yesh Atid MKs 'Fan Flames of Hate'

Jewish Home MK Yoni Chetboun praised the Shaked Committee for its work - and warned against using it to 'fan the flames of hate'David Lev, 2/20/2014, 1:14 PM

Hareidi Media Reacts as Sanctions Voted In

Headlines proclaim a ‘black day for the Jewish state,’ ‘persecution of the Torah world’ as MKs vote to punish students for non-enlistment.Maayana Miskin, 2/20/2014, 9:50 AM

IDF Widow MK Called ‘Enemy of Israel’

MK slammed as ‘enemy’ by hareidi extremists reacts, ‘Someone needs to end this anti-Semitism’.Maayana Miskin, 2/20/2014, 8:15 AM

Approved: Criminal Sanctions for Hareidi Dodgers

Shaked Committee approves criminal sanctions on hareidim who evade army service. MK Yogev demands a re-vote.Elad Benari, 2/19/2014, 11:34 PM

'Netanyahu Deceived Us'

Hareidi MK spits fire at the Prime Minister over criminal sanctions enactment in interview to Arutz Sheva.Tova Dvorin , 2/19/2014, 3:30 PM

Hesder Track won't be Harmed

Shaked Committee voting on hareidi enlistment. Hesder yeshiva track will include 17 months' army service.Gil Ronen, 2/19/2014, 9:11 AM

Shaked Committee Frozen Over Hesder Yeshiva Fiasco

Prime Minister freezes Shaked Committee vote on sanctions for draft-dodging after controversy erupts over length of Hesder service.Tova Dvorin, 2/18/2014, 2:42 PM

Criminal Sanctions for Draft-Dodgers After Interim

The Shaked Committee reaches a compromise on hareidi draft-dodgers.Tova Dvorin, 2/18/2014, 9:46 AM

Shas Quits Shaked Committee Over Sanctions

Shas resigns from the committee working on the new draft law, cites disagreements regarding sanctions on hareidi draft evaders.Elad Benari, 2/18/2014, 3:46 AM

PM: Jews Won’t Go to Jail for Learning Torah

Prime Minister comes out against criminal sanctions on hareidi enlistment. ‘I won’t be a part of sending Jews to jail for Torah study.’Maayana Miskin and Ari Soffer, 2/13/2014, 12:11 PM

Victory for Zionist Yeshivas: Torah Study to 23

First official state recognition of the value of Torah study as Zionist yeshiva students allowed to continue studies.Maayana Miskin, 2/12/2014, 2:15 AM

MKs Torpedo Equality in IDF – Women's Groups Mum

The plan was to shorten men's service and lengthen women's, but it seems feminists don't like the second part.Gil Ronen, 2/11/2014, 8:37 AM

Committee: IDF Service for Men Down to 32 Months

Shaked Committee shortens army service for men, MK Yogev warns of 'unprofessional, irresponsible decision.'Ari Yashar, 2/10/2014, 12:03 PM

Hareidi Protests: 'This Is A Spiritual Holocaust'

Thousands of hareidim take to the streets in Jerusalem and Bnei Brak over freezing yeshiva funding, decry 'spiritual holocaust'.Ari Yashar, 2/6/2014, 5:19 PM

Lapid Retroactively Cuts Yeshiva Funding

Lapid utilizes technicality to take back February funding and ensure Supreme Court ruling against hareidi yeshivas is carried out.Ari Yashar, 2/5/2014, 3:15 PM

Lapid Lauds Supreme Court Ruling Against Yeshivas

Court decision to annul funding for yeshivas a 'reminder of the law' says Lapid; MK Shaked calls ruling meaningless pressure.Ari Yashar, 2/5/2014, 10:17 AM

Bennett: Court’s Intervention Makes This Harder

Minister Naftali Bennett says the Supreme Court is making it harder, not easier, to enlist hareidi men in the army.Maayana Miskin, 2/5/2014, 1:13 AM

Criticism in Shas on Education Ministry Agreement

All Shas MKs summoned to discuss agreement that lets Education Ministry partially control Shas schools.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2014, 12:44 PM

Bennett Says Still Committed to Hareidi Enlistment

As 2nd session of the Knesset set to get underway, controversial enlistment law expected to reach a vote. Lieberman trial verdict also due.Ari Soffer & Adam Ross, 10/14/2013, 12:50 PM

Hareidi MK Threatens to Bolt IDF Service Committee

MK Moshe Gafni says Hareidi MKs frustrated at the committee's persistence to allow only 1,800 yeshiva students to avoid military service.Adam Ross, 9/30/2013, 3:31 PM