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Rallies urge US haredi women to disconnect from social media

Orthodox women built businesses and friendships online. They’re being told to sign off.

Rallies urge US haredi women to disconnect from social media

Rabbi Uri Zohar laid to rest. "God hugged you with a great embrace"

Thousands gather in Jerusalem to pay their last respects to legendary Israeli performer who joined haredi community following film career.

Rabbi Uri Zohar laid to restplayer

One out of seven Jews worldwide are haredi

How many haredim leave the community? Study finds 80% of Jewish population growth is from haredi sector. 1/4 of Jews will be haredi by 2040.

One out of seven Jews worldwide are haredi

Memorial evening for haredi community honors fallen soldiers

Over 1,000 participate in memorial event for fallen soldiers, tailored to the haredi community.

Memorial evening for haredi community honors fallen soldiers

Live: Memorial Day ceremony for haredi community

Haredi community remembers Israel's fallen in ceremony with 1,200 in attendance at Heichal Shlomo.

Live: Memorial Day ceremony for haredi communityplayer

An end to kosher phones? Haredi MKs decry Communication Minister's 'dictatorial' decision

Yoaz Hendel claims he is promoting "freedom of choice" while unblocking content the haredi community considers abhorrent.

Haredi MKs decry Communication Minister's 'dictatorial' decision

Lego rabbis, Hasidic coloring books, and Orthodox pop music

How toy makers and publishers created an alternative Jewish pop culture universe.

Lego rabbis, Hasidic coloring books, and Orthodox pop music

Watch: Reporter hit while on air after Rabbi Kanievsky's funeral

Radical haredi demonstrators hurl bottles at reporter after Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky laid to rest.

Watch: Reporter hit while on air after Rabbi Kanievsky's funeralplayer

Haredi MK calls plan to build new haredi city 'political revenge'

Shas MK blasts Bennett government's plan to build new haredi city in the Negev - in place of new project closer to central Israel.

Haredi MK: Plan to build new haredi city 'political revenge'

Arabs film themselves humiliating handicapped haredi man

Police arrest three Arab suspects after video goes viral showing them humiliating handicapped haredi man in Old City of Jerusalem.

Arabs humiliate disabled haredi man in TikTok video

Haredi MK: 'A young generation will grow up here knowing you are the enemy'

MK Yisrael Eichler attacks the new economic plan, saying that it is targeted against the haredi community.

'A young generation will grow up here knowing you are the enemy'

Economy Minister: STEM study is critical to integrating Haredim into job market

'STEM study is critical to integrating Haredim into job market,' says Economy Minister.

'Haredim are lagging behind in science, tech education'

Haredi Lawmaker: All rapists deserve to be shot

United Torah Judaism MK Yitzhak Pindrus tells Knesset hearing on sexual abuse that in Jewish theocracy, 'all rapists would be shot'.

Haredi Lawmaker: All rapists deserve to be shot

Rabbi: Walder scandal has traumatized haredi society

Former chief rabbi of Israel's police department laments 'trauma' to haredi society from Chaim Walder scandal and suicide.

Rabbi: Walder scandal has traumatized haredi society

Will haredim boycott the Israeli economy?

If all haredim purchase nothing but bread & cheese for a month, suggests MK Porush, they can bring the Treasury to its knees.

Will haredim boycott the Israeli economy?

Less Cholent and Challah: Nutritionists take aim at haredi diets

New Bar Ilan University study offers approaches to improving children's nutrition in haredi communities.

Less Cholent and Challah: Experts look to change the haredi diet

Mansour Abbas: 'United Arab List needs haredim in the coalition'

UAL chief explains why he made last-minute request to add 100 million shekels in spending for haredi sector.

Mansour Abbas: 'United Arab List needs haredim in the coalition'

Arab violence – Root causes and red herrings

Difficult socioeconomic conditions in haredi society have not caused the crime afflicting Arab society. Why assume that is the cause? Op-ed.

Arab violence – Root causes and red herrings

Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked visits Bnei Brak, local Likud leader protests

Shaked failed to condemn PM's words against haredi community. Her visit is a slap in their faces, alleges Yaakov Wieder.

Shaked visits Bnei Brak, local Likud leader protests

Bennett: We need to limit political influence of the haredim

Prime Minister Bennett calls for greater dialogue in Israel, while pushing for 'limits' to haredi political influence.

Bennett: We need to limit political influence of the haredim

Finance Minister threatens to leave coalition if haredim join

'If haredim join government, we won't be there.' Avidgor Liberman warns government against trying to recruit haredi lawmakers.

Finance Minister threatens to leave coalition if haredim join

Haredi lawmaker attacked in Jerusalem

Initial report: MK Meir Porush physically assaulted outside of his home in the capital.

Haredi lawmaker attacked in Jerusalem

Tel Aviv University suspends professor over anti-haredi rant

'Haredi lawmakers aren't even on the level of an octopus,' says Tel Aviv University lecturer. 'Likud MK Miri Regev is an animal.'

Tel Aviv University suspends professor over anti-haredi rant

From secular to 'Orthodoxed'

Ahead of new docu-series on his return to tradition, Canadian Jew describes his journey from a life of crime to Orthodox Judaism.

From secular to 'Orthodoxed'player

New Haredi recruits begin their IDF experience

August 2021 recruitment cycle opens: Dozens of the Netzah Organization rabbis and coordinators accompanied hundreds of new recruits.

New Haredi recruits begin their IDF experience

Haredim over 21 to be exempted from IDF draft

Government votes to lower draft exemption age for haredi men to 21 - before rising to 23. 'This is a historic moment,' says PM Bennett.

Haredim over 21 to be exempted from IDF draft

Rabbi and former Deputy Minister Aryeh Gamliel passes away

Rabbi Aryeh Gamliel, the former Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs, has passed away in the city of Sderot.

Rabbi and former Deputy Minister Aryeh Gamliel passes away

Watch: 'We don't want any haredim around here'

Resident of northern Israeli town threatens haredim interested in buying local apartment. 'I don't want to see these pieces of garbage here'

Watch: 'We don't want any haredim around here'player

Rivlin urges Prince Charles to let haredi girl be treated in Israel

Israel's president lobbies Prince Charles to allow haredi toddler to be flown to Israel for treatment, rather than be taken off life-support

Rivlin to Prince Charles: Let haredi girl be treated in Israel

Haredi publication blurs face of Labor Party’s female leader

One of Israel's top haredi news websites blurs out the face of Labor chief Merav Michaeli.

Haredi publication blurs face of Labor Party’s female leader

'Haredi' group urges Facebook to offer 'Shomer Shabbos' option

'We don't want to contribute to Sabbath desecration.' Haredi social media users urge Facebook, Instagram to limit their accounts on Shabbat.

Haredi group urges Facebook to offer 'Shomer Shabbos' option

Haredi lawmakers urge Netanyahu to step aside as PM for 18 months

Senior UTJ officials press Netanyahu to step aside as prime minister for a year and a half in bid to form narrow right-wing government.

Haredi MKs urge Netanyahu to step aside as PM for 18 months

Heshy Tischler sentenced to 10 days of community service

Orthodox activist running for New York City Council sentenced to community service 7 months after anti-lockdown riot.

Brooklyn activist Heshy Tischler pleads guilty to inciting riot

Arab arrested for slapping haredi man on Jerusalem train

Border Police officers apprehend Arab man suspected of slapping haredi passenger on Jerusalem light rail train and filming attack.

Arab arrested for slapping haredi man on Jerusalem trainplayer

Jerusalem security guard threatens to 'butcher' haredi child

Security guard working for Education Ministry threatens to 'butcher' haredi boy during protest in Jerusalem.

Education Ministry guard threatens to 'butcher' haredi child

An American ‘Shtisel’ remake is coming directed by Jewish filmmaker Kenneth Lonergan

CBS Studios to produce new TV show recasting Israel's 'Shtisel' as 'Romeo and Juliet' story between secular woman and haredi man.

An American ‘Shtisel’ remake is in the works

Shas sages fight back against media incitement

A fiery letter from the community leaders of the Haredi voter base takes issue with the public's opinion and the Supreme Court's rulings.

Shas sages fight back against media incitement

Rabbi Yehezkel Roth, the Karlsburger Rebbe, dead at 86

Hundreds of men pack into Brooklyn study hall and street for Hasidic rabbi’s funeral.

Rabbi Yehezkel Roth, the Karlsburger Rebbe, dead at 86

'I'm haredi, so police told me to turn around and go back home'

Haredi man driving to work with papers proving he is an essential worker says he was refused passage at police checkpoint.

'I'm haredi, so police told me to turn around and go back home'player

Health Ministry's Haredi Headquarters: 'We can only succeed together'

Health Ministry campaign targets haredi community, urging precautions alongside protective vaccination.

'We can only succeed together'