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Top rabbi: 'Students left without a yeshiva are in danger of their spiritual lives'

Rabbi Gershon Edelstein calls on yeshiva deans to act to help dozens of young teens who do not have a yeshiva to go to when school starts.

'Students left without a yeshiva are in danger of their lives'

Jordan refuses entry to 150 religious Jews

The group wanted to pray at the grave of the Biblical High Priest Aaron on the anniversary of his death.

Jordan refuses entry to 150 religious Jews

Haredi who was refused employment at airport called for job interview

Moshe Goldberg, whose employment application was rejected after he said that he would not work on the Sabbath, is called for an interview.

Haredi who was refused employment called for job interview

Haredi man appeals after being told to violate Shabbat at airport

Appeal made to Equal Employment Opportunity Commission after Airports Authority tells prospective worker he must work on Shabbat.

Appeal filed after man told to violate Shabbat at airport

Internal poll shows most haredim want UTJ party to remain united

Over half of haredim believe that if United Torah Judaism splits into its two factions, there will be 'political damage.'

Internal poll shows most haredim want UTJ party to remain united

Police 'not optimistic' in search for vanished Haredi teen

No progress has been made in search for 16-year-old Moshe Kleinerman since he vanished from Meron nearly three months ago.

Police 'not optimistic' in search for vanished Haredi teen

MK Yisrael Katz: Liberman harming the haredim like the greatest antisemites

Former Finance Minister blasts Minister Avigdor Liberman over his threats to cut haredi budgets.

'Liberman harming the haredim like the greatest antisemites'

Hundreds of extremists destroy safety infrastructure at Meron

Police rescue women and children from Rashbi Tomb after extremists break into site, destroy partitions and fences and endanger lives.

Hundreds of extremists destroy safety infrastructure at Meron

Arab party chief: 'Many Jews asked me to stay in the coalition'

MK Mansour Abbas, head of UAL party, calls to bring haredi parties into the coalition.

Arab party chief: 'Many Jews asked me to stay in the coalition'

Hasidim instructed to carry weapons on Shabbat

Following terror attack in Elad, Karlin hasidim receive instruction to bring weapons to synagogue.

Hasidim instructed to carry weapons on Shabbat

Watch: Aryeh Deri attacked by haredi extremists

Police prevent Shas chairman from being harmed after being accosted outside Jerusalem synagogue.

Watch: Aryeh Deri attacked by haredi extremists

Why do some haredim choose not to stand for the siren?

A member of Bnei Brak's religious community says the media always focuses in on a marginal minority, trying to sow seeds of hatred.

Why do some haredim choose not to stand for the siren? player

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

Poll: Majority of haredi public wants elections

57% of haredim are interested in new elections, 20% favor a new government with Gantz, 42% support Netanyahu at all costs.

Majority of haredi public wants elections

Israelis come from across country to funeral of Amir Khoury

Haredi, religious Jews pay respects to Christian Arab policeman who gave his life to stop Bnei Brak terrorist attack

Israelis come from across country to funeral of Amir Khouryplayer

Jerusalem: New lobby to fight budgets for religious public

'Does it bother you when a secular preschool closes and a haredi preschool opens?' Ad run by Jerusalem municipal reps. advertises new lobby.

Jerusalem: New lobby to fight budgets for religious public

Govt approves new haredi city over haredi objections

Kasif to be built in the Negev, but won't be ready for years. Haredi MKs protest: "We need a solution now, not in 10 years' time."

Govt approves new haredi city over haredi objections

Government to approve founding of new city and town in the Negev

Haredi city proposed in 2010 and scrapped in 2020 may receive approval next week, report says.

Government to approve founding of new city and town in the Negev

Local leaders don't want haredim? Interior Min.: 'I'll look into it'

Mayors of mixed cities claim haredim cost three times more than others. Interior Min. Shaked promises to investigate claims.

Local leaders don't want haredim? Interior Min.: 'I'll check'

Haredi children sing in protest of Israel Police

Organization working to prevent police violence against haredim releases video clip of haredi children singing protest of police violence.

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Likud MK: Draft haredim only if you preserve their lifestyle

'State must not try to turn haredi soldiers into what they do not wish to be,' MK Shlomo Karhi says.

Likud MK: Draft haredim only if you preserve their lifestyle

Liberman rejects criticism of economic plan: Katz doesn't know what he's talking about

Finance Minister responds to criticism of economic plan meant to lower cost of living.

'Yisrael Katz doesn't know what he's talking about'

New Hope MK: The haredim are still invited to join the government

MK Sharren Haskel says haredi parties are not joining the government because they are choosing not to.

'The haredim are still invited to join the government'

Dramatic rise in number of haredi children getting vaccinated against COVID-19

New Health Ministry data shows 44% rise in vaccinations among haredi children.

Dramatic rise in number of haredi children getting vaccinated

Yisrael Beytenu MK: 'Haredim act with racism, ignorance'

MK Malinovsky claims haredim 'act with racism.' MK Asher: 'She speaks about rabbis with near anti-Semitism.'

Yisrael Beytenu MK: 'Haredim act with racism, ignorance'

Haredi MK: Haredim can't be bought with money

'If elections were held today, Yamina would not pass electoral threshold,' MK Gafni says.

Haredi MK: Haredim can't be bought with money

Leading rabbi: 'There is a method to the decrees - preventing Torah study'

Rabbi Gershon Edelstein, leading haredi rabbi, slams Israeli government for new laws aimed at haredi public. 'What good is in these?'

Leading rabbi: 'The decrees are aimed at preventing Torah study'

Hasidic Rebbe: We should be more like the Arabs

Leader of Slonim Hasidic movement bashes haredi lawmakers, calls Zionism 'heresy'. 'Maybe haredim should be more like the Arabs.'

Hasidic Rebbe: We should be more like the Arabs

Unusual meeting at Communications Minister's office: 'It's not against you.'

Minister Yoaz Hendel meets hasidic leaders, senior rabbis, assures them, 'We take care of every Israeli citizen.'

Communications Minister to haredi rabbis: 'It's not about you'

Pig's foot placed on door of haredi family in Harish

Harish has long been designated a "mixed" city, but tensions between secular & haredi residents are increasing.

Pig's foot placed on door of haredi family in Harish

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

Liberman: The haredim won't join the coalition

Finance Minister in TV interview: I have no doubt the Bennett-Lapid rotation will be implemented.

Liberman: The haredim won't join the coalition

Survey: Most haredim don't want their parties in the coalition

Majority of haredi voters believe Shas, UTJ, parties were correct in refusing to back anyone other than former PM Netanyahu, survey shows.

Survey: Most haredim don't want their parties in the coalition

Liberman: Likud MKs told me 'we were idiots for listening to Netanyahu'

Finance Minister confident the government will fulfill its term, takes shot at Netanyahu: No wonder he erred 6 times during budget vote.

Liberman: Likud MKs said they regretted listening to Netanyahu

After passing budget, gov't eyes bringing haredim into coalition

After the passing of the budget, the issue of haredi parties rejoining the government is back on the table.

After passing budget, gov't eyes bringing haredim into coalition

Internal Haredi criticism against Yaakov Litzman

"We do not seek to provoke for the sake of provocation," his party colleague claimed.

Internal Haredi criticism against Yaakov Litzman

Mansour Abbas' surprising request before budget vote

Ra'am chairman seeks to allocate 100 million shekels of his party's coalition funds to the haredim.

Mansour Abbas' surprising request before budget vote

Litzman: Every day the government attacks the haredim

Former Housing Minister Yaakov Litzman slams Shaked for freezing haredi construction in Kiryat Gat, Kahana for kashrut reforms.

Litzman: Every day the government attacks the haredim

Haaretz journalist: Tax on disposable goods is aimed against 'haredi mothers'

Journalist accuses Finance Minister of hypocrisy in targeting 'the greenest sector of society' under guise of caring about the environment.

Haaretz: Tax on disposables is aimed against 'haredi mothers'

Haredim are not objects and not "for sale"

Does the Prime Minister prefer Arab influence in the government over haredim who are loyal to the Torah and Jewish state? Op-ed.

Haredim are not objects and not "for sale"