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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"

Deri: PM with 6 seats wants to disenfranchise a million people

Haredi politicians slam Bennett for saying political influence of haredim should be limited.

Deri: PM with 6 seats wants to disenfranchise a million people

Defense Minister Benny Gantz: I'm not afraid of having a haredi Prime Minister

"If you want to get an idea of what Israel's going to look like in 50 years, take a look at Beit Shemesh."

Gantz: I'm not afraid of having a haredi PM

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

Netanyahu apologizes to haredim for Shabbat desecration

Opposition leader apologized to haredim after posting a video during Shabbat in which he is seen congratulating gold medalist Linoy Ashram.

Netanyahu apologizes to haredim for Shabbat desecrationplayer

Outrage after Netanyahu congratulates gold medalist on Shabbat

Haredim outraged after opposition leader desecrates Shabbat by posting video congratulating Linoy Ashram. Likud apologizes.

Outrage after Netanyahu congratulates gold medalist on Shabbatplayer

Is the media slandering the haredim?

Rabbi Doniel Katz raises difficult questions about the media's motives for critical engagement with the haredi public.

Is the media slandering the haredim?player

Government looking to reform rabbinic authority

Haredi lawmakers are up in arms over a number of challenges to the status quo including ordaining local rabbis to perform conversions.

Government looking to reform rabbinic authorityplayer

Increase in morbidity in haredi educational institutions

Number of serious COVID cases in Israel continues to rise, now stands at 121.

Increase in morbidity in haredi educational institutions

Far fewer haredi COVID patients in current wave

High vaccination rates, number of people who have already recovered, and adherence to guidelines keep infections down, health ministry says.

Far fewer haredi COVID patients in current wave

Why are haredim 'really' opposed to kashrut reform?

'Maybe because they care about non-haredi kosher consumers?' suggests MK Bezalel Smotrich's aide.

Why are haredim 'really' opposed to kashrut reform?

Haredi minor found guilty of throwing stones at vehicles

Security cameras captured incident, which occurred on Friday night in Jerusalem, 2018.

Haredi youth found guilty of throwing stones at vehicles

Was Bennett really surprised to learn of cuts to haredim?

Or was Liberman's decision part of a scheme to persuade haredi parties to join the coalition?

Was Bennett really surprised to learn of cuts to haredim?

MK Ahmad Tibi decries cuts to daycare subsidies for haredim

'This decision weakens the weak even further, and should be reconsidered,' says Tibi.

MK Ahmad Tibi decries cuts to daycare subsidies for haredim

New religious Jewish city will span one square mile

A haredi ‘City of Torah’ in Mexico will include a yeshiva, synagogues, schools, and a gym complex.

New religious Jewish city will span one square mile

Liberman: Statement on dumping haredim 'was not the most successful'

Finance Minister says his pre-election statement that he would send the haredi community “to a garbage dump” was misunderstood.

Liberman: Statement on haredim 'was not the most successful'

Poll: 86% of haredim don't believe Bennett

Haredi public believes new government a threat to their lifestyle, status of religion in Israel.

Poll: 86% of haredim don't believe Bennett

Haredim fear shtreimel industry will be banned in Israel

Haredi parties fear Supreme Court will strike down religious exemption to new laws banning fur trade, banning traditional hasidic headwear.

Haredim fear shtreimel industry will be banned in Israel

Bennett: Haredi MKs won't tell me what Judaism is

PM-designate responds to haredi politicians attacks, including statements calling him 'evil' and a danger to religious Jews.

Bennett: Haredi MKs won't tell me what Judaism is

Haredi factions invited to join new government

Prime Minister-elect and Alternate PM-elect agree that new government will be open to haredi parties.

Haredi factions invited to join new government

Bennett urged not to abandon the haredim

Ahead of the formation of a government of change, rabbis call on Naftali Bennett not to leave the haredi parties in the opposition.

Bennett urged not to abandon the haredim

GOOSEBUMPS: Man Makes Final Promise To Brother Killed In Meron

Little did Yisroel know at the time that that phone call was his brother’s final goodbye to him

GOOSEBUMPS: Man Makes Final Promise To Brother Killed In Meron

From 'Shtisel' to 'Unorthodox': Haredi movies capturing hearts

Recent movies and TV shows portraying the haredi way of life have offered viewers an inside glance at one of Israel's largest communities.

From 'Shtisel' to 'Unorthodox': Haredi movies capturing heartsplayer

Haredi MK Yisrael Eichler: Arabs have caught on to anti-religious propaganda

Eichler called on Netanyahu and Min. of Interior Security to 'put an end to false propaganda' in order to avoid further bloodshed.

Haredi MK: Arabs have caught on to anti-religious propaganda

The religious community & the Holocaust: Valor or a way of life?

Every year, haredim are accused of avoiding participation in Remembrance Day ceremonies. Only for them, commemoration is a way of life.

The religious community & the Holocaust: Valor or a way of life?

The haredim's message to Netanyahu: We will not go with you to a fifth election

Report: Leaders of the haredi parties presented in meetings with the PM the possibility of forming a government headed by Bennett.

Haredim's message to Netanyahu: We will not go to fifth election

The bill that will prevent Liberman from running for Knesset

UTJ MK proposes expanding bill for disqualifying candidates to include incitement against haredim.

The bill that will prevent Liberman from running for Knesset

Senior UTJ official: Netanyahu's conduct 'a slap in the face'

United Torah Judaism angry at Prime Minister who they say intervened in favor of Smotrich at their expense.

Senior UTJ official: Netanyahu's conduct 'a slap in the face'

Gafni: There is an 'unprecedented' emergency

UTJ chairman in recorded phone call to haredi households: We are facing an unparalleled fateful decision.

Gafni: There is an 'unprecedented' emergency

Netanyahu apologizes to haredi parties

Prime Minister hastens to walk back his affront to the haredi parties over the last few days.

Netanyahu apologizes to haredi parties