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UTJ submits list for 24th Knesset

UTJ submits list for 24th Knesset

The Haredi party sees a mixture of old and new names in the race to the Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/02/2021 22:08
ZAKA founder Yehuda Meshi-Zahav calls some rabbis 'worse than Holocaust deniers'

ZAKA founder Yehuda Meshi-Zahav calls some rabbis 'worse than Holocaust deniers'

The founder of ZAKA has had enough of people denying the deadly nature of COVID-19Shlomo Witty, 19/01/2021 16:34
The culture of evil controversy part II

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.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 13/12/2020 09:05
'Haredi soldiers are our modern day Maccabbees'

'Haredi soldiers are our modern day Maccabbees'

Blue and White minister lauds Nahal Haredi soldiers, vows to expand programs for haredi service members.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/12/2020 20:18
'How is haredi morbidity declining?'

'How is haredi morbidity declining?'

Health Minister seeks examine how there is no significant COVID increase among haredim, although many institutions stayed open.Michal Levy, 28/11/2020 22:15
To the Esteemed Rabbis of the Agudath Israel of America Organization

To the Esteemed Rabbis of the Agudath Israel of America Organization

The recent "Statement of Agudath Israel of America on Haredi Principles." both profoundly saddens and frightens me. An Open Letter.Judith R. Simon, M. Ed., 01/11/2020 18:00
Haredi students help elderly

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.'Yonatan Gottleib, 26/10/2020 16:21
The dati-haredi divide: The Covid Stress Test

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.Dr. Chaim C.. Cohen, 11/10/2020 12:01
Zionism is a polarizing word

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?Avraham Shusteris, 04/09/2020 04:00
'It's police harassment; bring them to justice'

'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.Mordechai Sones, 06/07/2020 21:22
Arab describes haredi who found and returned his money: 'He's a holy man'

Arab describes haredi who found and returned his money: 'He's a holy man'

Arab man loses bag with 40,000 shekels - and receives it back after haredi person finds it.Michal Levi, 25/05/2020 13:09
The haredi sector and coronavirus: Just the facts, please

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.Ari Walfish, 14/05/2020 16:00
A rabbi's outrageous attack on the haredi community

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.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 04/05/2020 10:43
Haredi aliyah initiative releases first edition of new booklet

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.Mordechai Sones, 06/04/2020 18:30
Calling all Jews: It is a time for understanding, not finger pointing 

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

We have been exhibiting a disturbing tendency to look for scapegoats, but demonizing an entire sector of our own people is unacceptable. Douglas Altabef, 05/04/2020 21:43
Haredi aliyah initiative blossoms into movement

Haredi aliyah initiative blossoms into movement

Naava Kodesh establishes network to facilitate aliyah for English-speaking haredi community, focusing on networking and communityMordechai Sones, 05/11/2019 14:48
The secular journalist mourns the death of the haredi boy

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.'Sara Rubenstein, 17/10/2019 21:43
Rabbi: I never refused to officiate Liberman's son's wedding

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.'Sara Rubenstein, 26/09/2019 22:09
When Blue & White chief Benny Gantz compared himself to Moses

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2019 17:55
Arabs attack haredi youths at Jaffa Gate

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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2019 11:18
'When I hear Yair Lapid, I feel hurt on a personal level'

'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.'Orly Harari, 18/08/2019 19:48
Benny Gantz comes out against Lapid's anti-haredi video

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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/08/2019 16:00
Liberman: We will not recommend anyone who says 'no' to unity

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2019 22:56
Haredi sues McDonald's for 3 years of back wages

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.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 19/07/2019 15:15
Policeman suspected of pulling haredi by sidelocks suspended

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.Mordechai Sones, 08/07/2019 16:20
Haredi rabbi: Don't do ultrasounds during pregnancy

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/07/2019 15:02
Haredi woman judge saves flight passenger

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.Mordechai Sones, 25/06/2019 21:13
'Today there's no patience. If it doesn't work they divorce'

'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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/06/2019 15:13
The haredi community and Israel's future

The haredi community and Israel's future

The haredi total devotion to intellectual and spiritual activities turned Israel not only into the start-up nation, but also in a global spiritual center. Giulio Meotti, 06/06/2019 10:12
'We don't need more haredi soldiers'

'We don't need more haredi soldiers'

Senior Israeli journalist, Yossi Yehoshua, says that IDF is overstaffed, making drafting of haredi youths unnecessary.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/05/2019 15:47
'Yanki is dejected, hurt and humiliated'

'Yanki is dejected, hurt and humiliated'

Father of mentally disabled haredi youth arrested Wednesday in Jerusalem discusses trauma his son experienced. 'We are shocked.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2019 11:16
Watch: Border Police use excessive force on haredi youth

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/05/2019 10:21
Haredi woman takes first place at Latvia marathon

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.Ben Shaul, 19/05/2019 21:52
From sleeping on the street to an IDF combat officer

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.Amit Melamed/IDF website, 17/05/2019 10:50
Haredi female MK: I'm not defecting to the Likud

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.Haim Lev, 10/05/2019 14:33
Haredi youths rescued in Golan Heights wilderness

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.Michal Levi, 30/04/2019 13:47
Condition of Bnei Brak rabbi improves

Condition of Bnei Brak rabbi improves

Condition of Rabbi Nissim Karelitz, hospitalized earlier this week, improves over weekend.Michal Levi, 27/04/2019 23:41
Haredi MK: No guarantee partnership with Likud will continue

Haredi MK: No guarantee partnership with Likud will continue

UTJ's Yakov Asher says party isn't trying to steal votes from Shas, no guarantee haredi parties will continue working with PM Netanyahu.Haim Lev, 24/03/2019 16:46
Haredi city looks to legalize apartment splits

Haredi city looks to legalize apartment splits

ln effort to solve housing crisis, Elad mayor holds meeting to discuss allowing existing apartments to be split in two.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/03/2019 08:04
Shas voters slam party's campaign

Shas voters slam party's campaign

Shas voters split on whether campaign posters sufficiently honor spiritual leader's legacy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/03/2019 14:59
Haredi rabbis: Don't get drunk on Purim

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, 06/03/2019 12:55
'Shabbat shalom, there's a kidney waiting for you'

'Shabbat shalom, there's a kidney waiting for you'

Israel Police officers transport haredi man to hospital for emergency kidney transplant.Orly Harari, 02/03/2019 23:10
Deri rejects haredi union initiative

Deri rejects haredi union initiative

Interior Minister Deri rejects haredi initiative claiming he received no official proposal. Also: He won't accept Eli Yishai back to Shas.Mordechai Sones, 07/01/2019 18:19
You joined the haredi family in the IDF

You joined the haredi family in the IDF

IDF haredi administration head in special column for recruits to haredi Chitzim paratroopers and Tomer Brigade.Lt. Col. Telem Hazan, 25/12/2018 20:05
Faith and art through supervised graffiti

Faith and art through supervised graffiti

'Graffiti is an art of protest. I draw and protest as if to tell people, "Look! There are so many people out there suffering".'Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/12/2018 18:04
Haredi immigrant from US becomes IDF paratrooper

Haredi immigrant from US becomes IDF paratrooper

Shmuel Mishori, 30, fulfills dream to become a combat soldier in the Paratrooper Brigade.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2018 09:19
Quadruplets born to newlywed haredi couple

Quadruplets born to newlywed haredi couple

A year after her wedding, haredi woman gives birth to quadruplets.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/09/2018 11:23
Judge orders haredi stabber sent for additional evaluation

Judge orders haredi stabber sent for additional evaluation

Haredi stabbers friends and attorneys say that suspect suffered from severe mental problems prior to attack at Kiryat Sefer yeshiva.Tzvi Lev, 30/08/2018 18:40
'My children weren't accepted to school because they're black'

'My children weren't accepted to school because they're black'

Black rapper who converted to Judaism and moved to Israel says haredi school refused to accept his children due to the color of their skin.Ben Shaul, 30/08/2018 10:25
Traditional 'tashlich' ceremony faces problem

Traditional 'tashlich' ceremony faces problem

Every year Antwerp's Jews hold tashlich at large urban lake that heat wave dried up completely, but there is an alternative plan.Mordechai Sones, 28/08/2018 15:54
Survey: Haredim believe academia helps them financially

Survey: Haredim believe academia helps them financially

Nearly half of haredim believe academic studies are worthwhile, improve earning ability, survey shows.Haim Lev, 27/08/2018 18:57
Haredi parents spend the least on private tutors

Haredi parents spend the least on private tutors

Less haredi parents spend money on private tutors for their children, survey shows.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/08/2018 14:03
Lapid to Netanyahu: 'Don't give in to haredim on draft law'

Lapid to Netanyahu: 'Don't give in to haredim on draft law'

"This law must be passed in its letter and in its language,” said Yair Lapid, Chairman of the secular Yesh Atid party.Jonathan Benedek, 13/08/2018 10:06
Swiss tourism official complains about ‘Jewish guests’’ behavior

Swiss tourism official complains about ‘Jewish guests’’ behavior

Official in Davos, Switzerland, complains to Jewish community about Jewish guests whose behavior ‘disturbs’ other visitors.JTA, 07/08/2018 14:54
Haredim to the paratroopers

Haredim to the paratroopers

Record number from haredi sector completes preparatory program for paratroopers today, about 60% increase compared to previous cycle.Mordechai Sones, 07/08/2018 11:57
Jerusalem's Jewish Home Head: 'We have nothing against haredim'

Jerusalem's Jewish Home Head: 'We have nothing against haredim'

The head of the Jewish Home's Jerusalem branch expressed her disapproval of a campaign photo showing 3 mayoral candidates in haredi garb.Jonathan Benedek, 06/08/2018 15:15
Haredi refusal to vaccinate caused measles outbreak

Haredi refusal to vaccinate caused measles outbreak

Medical report says 100% of measles cases were haredi Jews, 12 of them babies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/08/2018 23:42