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Haredi influencer: "Hope the hostage deal includes all of them"

Haredi influencer Yanky Goldhaber: "It is forbidden to leave even one hostage with them. Without that, there is no deal and no ceasefire."

Haredi influencer: "Hope the hostage deal includes all of them"

The biggest American hareidi community in Israel

Whether you are modern, baalei batish, yeshivish, Lubavitch, Lakewood, Passaic type or Five Towns type, all are welcome and equal. Op-ed.

The biggest American hareidi community in Israel

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Selective outrage in response to antisemitism

Use of antisemitic cliches by progressives against strongly identified Jews has been ignored by the mainstream Jewish establishment. Op-ed.

Selective outrage in response to antisemitism

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Haredi communities learn to cope with sex crimes

Dorit Balshan discusses advances in haredi communities and particularly brave rabbis standing up to fight against sex offenders.

Haredi communities learn to cope with sex crimes

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The Three Pronged War taking place in Israel

An Erev Rav Analysis and the Pesach opportunity. The mixed multitude that left Egypt with us are alive and well, plaguing every generation.

The Three Pronged War taking place in Israel

Has the concept of a Jewish party been forgotten?

I will continue to vote, but I will not donate as much as I used to. Op-ed.

Has the concept of a Jewish party been forgotten?

Did Belz join the state haredi education system?

Yesh Atid MK denies claims by haredi party that Belz hasidim joined the state haredi educational system. 'Fake news.'

Did Belz join the state haredi education system?

What makes Avigdor Liberman run?

it is not love of the Jewish State or of its diverse people, nor of its priceless heritage. Quite the contrary. Op-ed.

What makes  Avigdor Liberman run?

Education Ministry to fund secular studies in haredi schools

Funding will not impact curriculum or style of learning, haredi MK Yisrael Eichler promises.

Education Ministry to fund secular studies in haredi schools

What the Jewish World needs now

The Parsha and Current Events.

What the Jewish World needs now

Rabbi Uri Zohar z"l has passed away

Legendary performer who became observant later in life has passed away at the age of 86.

Rabbi Uri Zohar z"l has passed away

Israeli gov't offering 10m to train, place, haredim in hi-tech

Program will see Labor Branch, Israel Innovation Authority, provide 10m to entities creating innovative hi-tech programs for haredi sector.

Israeli gov't offering 10m to train, place, haredim in hi-tech

New UK law targets unregistered haredi schools

British government gives new powers to agencies to shut down unregistered schools and to criminally prosecute if they stay open.

New UK law targets unregistered haredi schools

360 degrees in Auschwitz: A virtual visit to the death camp

Miriam Cohen, from the 'Victory of the Spirit' project, talks about how the virtual tour of Auschwitz came to be. 'It was a miracle.'

360 degrees in Auschwitz: A virtual visit to the death camp

Elad mayor: 'They're taking revenge on our children'

'There are no more reforms, no one in the Finance Ministry thinks this will help the public,' Elad's Yisrael Porush says.

Elad mayor: 'They're taking revenge on our children'

Dep. Knesset Speaker:

'Haredi society not responsible for cost of living'

MK Eitan Ginzburg, Dep. Knesset Speaker, says haredim not responsible for cost of living, but anyone not learning should go out and work.

'Haredi society not responsible for cost of living'

Cost of public transportation to rise? Haredi MK issues warning

Haredi cities can create their own bus system, if prices of public transportation rise, MK Uri Maklev says.

Cost of public transportation to rise? Haredi MK issues warning

Finance Minister blames high cost of living on haredi community

Finance Min. Liberman says high cost of living is caused by haredi men studying Torah instead of working.

Finance Minister blames high cost of living on haredi community

To convert or not to convert to Judaism

It's a tough tug of war between competing standards of conversion, but passing a conversion law that is not widely accepted is useless.

To convert or not to convert to Judaism

Who knew about the Exodus besides the Egyptians and the Jews?

Yitro heard and acted on what he heard. What about the rest?.

Who knew about the Exodus besides the Egyptians and the Jews?

The Haredi conundrum

Survey: Bnei Brak is Israel’s poorest and most densely populated city but its residents are Israel’s happiest. Dan Perry disapproves. Op-ed.

The Haredi conundrum

How many people voted Likud in Bnei Brak?

Religious Zionism party third most popular among voters in haredi cities, data shows.

How many people voted Likud in Bnei Brak?

Central haredi cities now have low infection rates

Three haredi cities receive 'green' Traffic Light Plan classification as data shows vast majority of haredi adults immune to coronavirus.

Central haredi cities now have low infection rates

Thousands gather for Rabbi Wosner's funeral

Thousands accompany the sage to his final rest.

Thousands gather for Rabbi Wosner's funeral

UTJ submits list for 24th Knesset

The Haredi party sees a mixture of old and new names in the race to the Knesset.

UTJ submits list for 24th Knesset

ZAKA founder calls some rabbis 'worse than Holocaust deniers'

The founder of ZAKA has had enough of people denying the deadly nature of COVID-19

ZAKA founder calls some rabbis 'worse than Holocaust deniers'

The culture of evil controversy part II

Not all members of the Haredi sector promote violence and controversy, but unfortunately, we also do not hear them condemn such phenomena.

The culture of evil controversy part II

'Haredi soldiers are our modern day Maccabbees'

Blue and White minister lauds Nahal Haredi soldiers, vows to expand programs for haredi service members.

'Haredi soldiers are our modern day Maccabbees'

'How is haredi morbidity declining?'

Health Minister seeks examine how there is no significant COVID increase among haredim, although many institutions stayed open.

'How is haredi morbidity declining?'

To the Esteemed Rabbis of the Agudath Israel of America

The recent "Statement of Agudath Israel of America on Haredi Principles." both profoundly saddens and frightens me. An Open Letter.

To the Esteemed Rabbis of the Agudath Israel of America

Haredi students help elderly

Students of haredi Hesder Yeshiva B'Tzavta volunteer with elderly just before enlistment. Rosh Yeshiva: 'I'm proud of the students.'

Haredi students help elderly

The dati-haredi divide: The Covid Stress Test

What lies behind those in the haredi community who disregarded the covid guidelines? A socio-religious analysis. Opinion.

The dati-haredi divide: The Covid Stress Test

Zionism is a polarizing word

Zionism has contradictory associations for different sectors of Israeli society. How to bridge the gap, asks a baal tshuva writer?

Zionism is a polarizing word

Minister Litzman:

'It's police harassment; bring them to justice'

Construction and Housing Minister appeals to Internal Security Minister following video of police detaining 13-year-old girl in Jerusalem.

'It's police harassment; bring them to justice'

Arab describes haredi man who helped him: 'He's a holy man'

Arab man loses bag with 40,000 shekels - and receives it back after haredi person finds it.

Arab describes haredi man who helped him: 'He's a holy man'

The haredi sector and coronavirus: Just the facts, please

To Ron Jager: It is sad that what began as a factual piece concerning COVID-19 descended into lambasting all of Haredi society. Opinion.

The haredi sector and coronavirus: Just the facts, please

A rabbi's outrageous attack on the haredi community

Rabbi Yitz Greenberg’s unfair attack on haredi Jews during the corona crisis was published in a paper they do not read. Opinion.

A rabbi's outrageous attack on the haredi community

Calling all Jews: It is a time for understanding, not finger pointing

Calling all Jews: It is a time for understanding, not finger pointing 

Haredi aliyah initiative releases first edition of new booklet

Eretz Chemdah releases first edition of perspectives, experiences, and tips from haredi English-speakers living in Eretz Yisrael.

Haredi aliyah initiative releases first edition of new booklet

Haredi aliyah initiative blossoms into movement

Naava Kodesh establishes network to facilitate aliyah for English-speaking haredi community, focusing on networking and community

Haredi aliyah initiative blossoms into movement

The secular journalist mourns the death of the haredi boy

'Suddenly I found myself inside the room and Asher is lying there, and I - a complete stranger - suddenly became part of the family.'

The secular journalist mourns the death of the haredi boy

Rabbi: I never refused to officiate Liberman's son's wedding

Bnei Brak rabbi writes to Amos Liberman, expressing sorrow on the pain caused to him by 'fake news.' 'I don't even officiate at weddings.'

Rabbi: I never refused to officiate Liberman's son's wedding

When Blue & White chief Benny Gantz compared himself to Moses

Gantz has gained notoriety for his multiple gaffes during speeches and interviews over the course of the Blue and White election campaigns.

When Blue & White chief Benny Gantz compared himself to Moses

Arabs attack haredi youths at Jaffa Gate

Police advise young complainant that chances are attackers won't be caught. Lawyer: 'In Europe, incident would be treated strictly.'

Arabs attack haredi youths at Jaffa Gate

'When I hear Yair Lapid, I feel hurt on a personal level'

A haredi member of the Election Committee speaks up: 'Lapid uses racist, anti-Semitic language. I walk down the street, people curse at me.'

'When I hear Yair Lapid, I feel hurt on a personal level'

Benny Gantz comes out against Lapid's anti-haredi video

Blue and White chairman Benny Gantz: 'The strength of Israeli society lies in its unity - secular, religious, and left and right.'

Benny Gantz comes out against Lapid's anti-haredi video

Liberman: We will not recommend anyone who says 'no' to unity

'If Likud or Blue & White favors a narrow gov't, we won't recommend either,' says Yisrael Beyteinu chairman Avigdor Liberman.

Liberman: We will not recommend anyone who says 'no' to unity

Haredi sues McDonald's for 3 years of back wages

Haredi man sues Orlando-area McDonald’s for not hiring him due to his beard.

Haredi sues McDonald's for 3 years of back wages

Policeman suspected of pulling haredi by sidelocks suspended

Video of officer dragging protester by hair provokes outrage; policeman transferred from post immediately until circumstances are clarified.

Policeman suspected of pulling haredi by sidelocks suspended

Haredi rabbi: Don't do ultrasounds during pregnancy

Rabbi Shalom Cohen, President of the 'Council of Torah Sages,' says waiting for the doctor means there's going to be a blow afterwards.

Haredi rabbi: Don't do ultrasounds during pregnancy

Haredi woman judge saves flight passenger

Rachel Freier, known as first Haredi judge appointed in United States, used paramedic skills during flight from Budapest to Frankfurt.

Haredi woman judge saves flight passenger

'Today there's no patience. If it doesn't work they divorce'

Slabodka Yeshiva dean says rising divorce rates may be partly due to women working, men helping at home.

'Today there's no patience. If it doesn't work they divorce'

The haredi community and Israel's future

The haredi community and Israel's future

'We don't need more haredi soldiers'

Senior Israeli journalist, Yossi Yehoshua, says that IDF is overstaffed, making drafting of haredi youths unnecessary.

'We don't need more haredi soldiers'

'Yanki is dejected, hurt and humiliated'

Father of mentally disabled haredi youth arrested Wednesday in Jerusalem discusses trauma his son experienced. 'We are shocked.'

'Yanki is dejected, hurt and humiliated'

Watch: Border Police use excessive force on haredi youth

Video circulating on social media shows Border Police using brutal force on haredi youth suffering from mental disability.

Watch: Border Police use excessive force on haredi youth

Haredi woman takes first place at Latvia marathon

Beatie Deutsch, a resident of Har Nof, Jerusalem, finishes in first place in the Riga Marathon in Latvia.

Haredi woman takes first place at Latvia marathon

From sleeping on the street to an IDF combat officer

When Lieutenant Avi (Avremi) Laufer was 14, he never dreamed that 11 years later he would be an IDF combat officer. Read his moving story.

From sleeping on the street to an IDF combat officer

Haredi female MK: I'm not defecting to the Likud

Omer Yankelevich, a haredi Blue and White MK says that she does not represent the haredi sector.

Haredi female MK: I'm not defecting to the Likud

Haredi youths rescued in Golan Heights wilderness

Group of youths on off-road tour rescued by police near Mount Susita after losing their way as darkness fell. 3 suffered dehydration.

Haredi youths rescued in Golan Heights wilderness