Haredi MK: We need to fight for our existence

MK Eichler urges haredi public to 'fight the battle for existence,' condemns 'de-legitimization of haredi public.'Ben Shaul, 7/24/2019, 2:21 PM

Haredi MK: Draft Law? We want to deal with public transportation

UTJ MK Eichler says party aims to help Israel's citizens, doesn't want to spend term fighting 'decrees against religion.'Michal Levi, 5/1/2019, 12:54 PM

Haredi MK: Lapid-Gantz list will cause 'civil war'

MK Eichler says joint Lapid-Gantz list is like a 'barrage or rockets' for haredi community, will lead to bloodless civil war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2019, 12:15 PM

After union with Degel, controversy erupts in Agudah

Agreement with Degel Hatorah forces Belz Hasidism, in fourth place in Agudat Yisrael, to pay price putting them outside next Knesset.Mordechai Sones, 1/24/2019, 8:08 PM

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

Rubashkin meets MK Eichler

Sholom Rubashkin, released from prison in December, visits haredi MK who thanked US VP Pence for his release.Ben Shaul, 8/19/2018, 11:20 AM

The promise that passed the Nationality Law

Coalition Chairman promises MK Eichler: If Nationality Law harms religious status quo, it'll be changed.Ben Shaul, 7/19/2018, 3:52 PM

'The haredi community is in terrible danger'

Haredi lawmaker says Nationality Law a threat to haredi community in Israel, urges peers not to back it.Hezki Baruch, 7/16/2018, 1:13 PM

Talk to your bank - without receiving a text message

New policy allows users to receive passwords via voice recording instead of text message.Haim Lev, 7/11/2018, 10:30 AM

'The gaps between the sides are very large'

MK Yisrael Eichler says it will be almost impossible to reach an agreement on the Draft Law.Ben Ariel, 7/9/2018, 12:06 AM

Haredi MK pushes establishment of national genealogy database

MK Eichler says his party will push for establishment of national genealogy database.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2018, 8:51 AM

'They don't want haredim to make a living'

MK Eichler: 'Instead of uniting as bloc against government and insisting on haredi rights, haredim prefer quarreling amongst themselves.'Mordechai Sones, 4/9/2018, 8:58 PM

Haredim welcome draft law approval

Haredi parties pleased after draft law approved in first reading, promise to continue the legislative process during summer session.Elad Benari, 3/14/2018, 12:05 AM

Haredi MK: These aren't watchdogs, they're hunting dogs

Journalists secretly recording conversations will lead to mistrust and a Soviet-like fear of speaking to anyone, MK Yisrael Eichler warns.Ben Shaul, 1/30/2018, 3:40 PM

'American Jews are undergoing silent Holocaust'

MK Yisrael Eichler says that Shabbat desecration is 'causing American Jews to disappear'.Tzvi Lev, 12/28/2017, 5:48 PM

Haredim lukewarm on Trump announcement

UTJ MKs express hope that Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem won't cost Israel diplomatically.Ben Shaul, 12/7/2017, 6:07 AM

'Likud ministers are trying to topple the government'

Haredi MK Yisrael Eichler claims Shabbat construction work controversy manufactured by Likud ministers trying to topple Netanyahu.Tzvi Lev, 11/27/2017, 12:11 PM

'The world belongs to the young? Not when it comes to the Jews'

MK Eichler speaks of the greatness of Torah leader Rabbi Shteinman, the value of respecting elders.Haim Lev, 11/23/2017, 4:51 PM

'Supreme Court is a gang being bribed by the Reform movement'

Haredi MK slams Supreme Court for waging 'religious war', helping Reform.Ben Shaul, 9/6/2017, 12:27 PM

Haredi MK: No more Shabbat overtime pay

MK Yisrael Eichler wants to pass a law banning the state from paying more money to those that work on Shabbat.Tzvi Lev, 8/21/2017, 10:02 AM

'Supreme Court biased towards the Reform Movement'

MK Eichler calls High Court decision letting woman be rabbinical courts manager 'a missile in the anti-religious artillery."Tzvi Lev, 8/16/2017, 10:07 PM

Will the government nix fines for using another's Rav Kav?

Tourists in Jerusalem, rejoice: Transportation Ministry works to cancel fine for passengers who pay using someone else's Rav Kav card.Chana Roberts, 8/9/2017, 2:02 PM

Jerusalem to get additional 'Rav Kav' machines

Haredi MK pushes Jerusalem transportation committee to expedite placement of additional Rav Kav machines.Haim Lev, 7/17/2017, 11:13 AM

"The aim of the demonstrators - to bring down Netanyahu"

MK slams demonstrators outside attorney general's house for attempting to force A-G to indict Netanyahu regardless of the facts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/14/2017, 8:53 PM

'The Reform should learn from Trump'

MK Eichler pleased with Trump family's respectful attitude to Kotel: 'I'm happy Reform in US forced to see how Trump family respects site.''Mordechai Sones, 5/22/2017, 11:02 PM

Fined for singing 'Ma Nishtana' on Passover?

Haredi family fined for noise during Seder night in Bnei Brak, prompting appeal by MK Eichler.Michal Levy, 4/14/2017, 11:06 AM

Finance Minister works to aid Meron visitors

Finance Minister says Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai's gravesite 'close to his heart,' promises to do everything he can to aid site's visitors.Michal Levi, 3/25/2017, 11:43 PM

'Media coverage inviting terror attack at Western Wall'

Haredi MK responds to report of lax security at holy site on Shabbat, warns Arab media pushing story could inspire attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2017, 10:46 AM

Eichler: Regulation Law should be extended to kibbutzim

MK Yisrael Eichler(UTJ) maintained that Regulation Law could also prevent Arabs demanding land from kibbutzim situated on Arab lands.Hezki Baruch, 1/30/2017, 7:29 PM

Foreign residents to benefit from public transport subsidies

Tourists with a temporary resident visa will also benefit from the public transport subsidies granted Israelis.Haim Lev, 12/8/2016, 12:44 PM

'The Supreme Court has can't tell us how to live'

MK Yisrael Eichler attacks Supreme Court judges for demanding female representation in haredi parties.Haim Lev, 11/1/2016, 10:46 PM

Israel near bottom of OECD for welfare expenditure

According to 2015 National Insurance report, Israel is fourth lowest among OECD countries in welfare expenditure.Yoel Domb, 10/10/2016, 10:05 PM

'Secular journalists better than religious ones'

Haredi MK claims it is often easier to deal with secular journalists than national-religious ones.Michal Levy, 8/1/2016, 11:00 AM

Haredi MK: We are a persecuted minority

In the wake of repeal of core curriculum requirement for haredi schools, MK Eichler has some choice words for the requirement's supporters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2016, 3:48 PM

Comm censures MKs for calling Glick 'murderer'

Knesset Ethics Committee criticizes MKs Yisrael Eichler, Yitzhak Cohen for 'illegitimate' comments on MK Yehuda Glick.Matt Wanderman, 7/19/2016, 7:20 PM

Reform Movement appeals to Ethics Committee

Reform Movement asks Ethics Committee to investigate haredi MKs for walking out of meetings.Haim Lev, 6/21/2016, 2:43 PM

Eichler blasts police violence against civilians

United Torah Judaism MK blasts the fact that police officers have not been arrested for violence during protests.Chaim Lev, 5/31/2016, 2:16 AM

MK Eichler: Netanyahu was bought by Reform Jews

Haredi MK accuses 'most senior politician,' other ministers of having been bribed by Reform Jews in US; 'this is buying the government.'Michal Levy, 2/28/2016, 9:59 PM

MK asks why terror victim privacy law is ignored

Eichler explains new bill banning publication of victim's name before approval, asks Shaked why privacy censor law isn't enforced.Ben Shaul, 2/15/2016, 4:23 PM

WoW celebrates wider egalitarian prayer section

At a press conference at the Western Wall, the women say: ‘All Jews in Israel can pray together at the Kotel.’Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2016, 8:07 PM

Eichler Calls for Closure of Businesses on Shabbat

MK Yisrael Eichler demands the government enforce laws requiring businesses to close on Shabbat.Haim Lev, 10/8/2015, 9:40 AM

UTJ 'Not Ideologically Opposed' to Loyalty Pledge

MK Eichler says Torah council to rule on Supreme Court demand for full ministership, but party never had 'ideology' against it.Chaim Lev, 8/24/2015, 11:26 AM

UTJ In-Fighting Turns Spiteful

Agudat Yisrael tries to block Norwegian bill as 'revenge' for Degel HaTorah MK's attempt to be elected to Judicial Selection Committee.Haim Lev, 7/19/2015, 2:09 PM

Bill: Limit Public Transport Strikes

UTJ MK Yisrael Eichler submits motion to prevent 'abuse' of strikes in essential professions after latest Egged strike strands thousands.Haim Lev, 6/7/2015, 2:20 PM

MK Eichler Says He's 'Not Bound' By Coalition Deal

UTJ MK threatens to rebel if not granted chairmanship of Knesset committee; sources tell Arutz Sheva he never signed coalition deal.Haim Lev and Ari Soffer, 5/11/2015, 10:20 AM

High Court: Zahavi Should Watch His 'Potty Mouth'

Radio host Natan Zahavi should really watch his language, the High Court said, considering comments he made about MK Yisrael Eichler.Moshe Cohen, 2/6/2015, 12:16 AM

Hareidi MK Warns 'Apartheid' Israel of Intifada

'If you have no respect for Torah, respect the Arab rebellion' threatens Eichler, in vitriol on Lapid's VAT housing law benefiting soldiers.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 8/13/2014, 7:55 AM

Hareidi MK: IDF Draft is Violence Against Women

Hareidi MK says mandatory draft for women, religious or secular, is a form of ‘serious violence.’Maayana Miskin, 3/4/2014, 10:01 PM

Rachel's Tomb Hit By 200 Terror Attacks in 2013

Attacks on ancient tomb of Jewish matriarch Rachel discussed in Knesset, 119 explosives thrown at site last year.Ari Yashar, 2/11/2014, 9:20 PM

Government Intolerant of Jew With A Beard

The complaints continue about failure in the gas mask distribution: "they aren't beard friendly."Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/2/2013, 8:37 AM

Hareidi MK Speaks Arabic, Tibi Answers in Yiddish

Amusement in Knesset as hareidi MK addresses Arab MKs in Arabic, Arab MK responds in Yiddish.Maayana Miskin, 8/1/2013, 2:35 PM

Hareidi MK to US: Don’t Let Israel Discriminate

MK Eichler tells ambassador Dan Shapiro that Israel’s budget cuts will discriminate against American yeshiva students.Maayana Miskin, 7/5/2013, 11:12 AM

MK Disturbed by ‘Third World’ Care in Beitar Illit

MK warns that health centers are failing to keep up with hareidi birthrate, putting babies at risk.Maayana Miskin, 6/25/2013, 12:39 PM

Hareidi MK: Govt. to Blame for Non-Enlistment

It was the army that abandoned hareidi Jews and not the other way around, MK claims.Maayana Miskin, 6/12/2013, 4:55 PM

Broadcaster's Furious Rant Against Hareidi MK

MK files complaint over broadcaster’s furious insults in row over dead author’s legacy.Maayana Miskin, 6/11/2013, 6:39 PM

MK Eichler: Abolish Mandatory IDF Service

Cancellation of the mandatory service and turning the IDF into a professional army will end the "cultural war" against hareidim, says MK.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2013, 2:16 AM

MK: Wave of Hate Crimes against Hareidi Jews

Hareidi MK says anti-hareidi incitement has led to a wave of hate crimes that has been ignored by media, Knesset.Maayana Miskin, 3/5/2013, 10:56 AM