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Group to Advocate Haredi Workers' Rights

Group to Advocate Haredi Workers' Rights

Haredi Workers' Group chooses representatives to push for funding, integration for haredi community in the workforce in historic move.Haim Lev and Tova Dvorin, 28/01/2015 15:43
Hareidi Women Launch Own Knesset Party

Hareidi Women Launch Own Knesset Party

Yet another party for the hareidi camp in the 2015 elections by hareidi women frustrated by discrimination in their communities.Tova Dvorin, 19/01/2015 20:38
Hareidi Paper that Cropped Out Women: No Apology

Hareidi Paper that Cropped Out Women: No Apology

After international attention, Hamevaser's editor says hareidi readers simply do not want to see photographs of women.Haim Lev, Gil Ronen, 15/01/2015 16:59
New Negev Town for 100,000 Hareidim

New Negev Town for 100,000 Hareidim

National Planning Council authorizes the establishment of Kassif in southern Israel, specifically geared to the hareidi community.Moshe Cohen, 14/01/2015 16:40
Israeli Workers Happier Than Their US Counterparts

Israeli Workers Happier Than Their US Counterparts

Study shows Israeli workers are generally satisfied with their jobs, enjoy their work more than American workers.Yaakov Levi, 14/01/2015 15:48
Hareidi Party Lists Prerequisites for Coalition

Hareidi Party Lists Prerequisites for Coalition

United Torah Judaism MKs say budget for hareidi schools a must, vow to reverse hareidi enlistment law mandating IDF service.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 13/01/2015 22:35
Rivlin: Hareidi Community Not a Minority

Rivlin: Hareidi Community Not a Minority

President Rivlin urges hareidi community to stop thinking in minority terms, become more involved in society at large at conference.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 30/12/2014 13:47
Threats Against Hareidi Women's Campaign for MKs

Threats Against Hareidi Women's Campaign for MKs

Women who run for hareidi parties 'will have all their descendants thrown out of school,' hareidi politician threatens.Tova Dvorin, 08/12/2014 10:05
Hareidi Women Campaign for Right to Run for Office

Hareidi Women Campaign for Right to Run for Office

Social media campaign for hareidi parties to allow female candidates picks up steam - but can it overcome a dominant social stigma?Tova Dvorin, 07/12/2014 13:08
Hareidim Prefer Sa'ar to Netanyahu as Likud Leader

Hareidim Prefer Sa'ar to Netanyahu as Likud Leader

Hareidi official tells Arutz Sheva reasons why Gideon Sa'ar is preferable to Netanyahu as Likud Chairman - 'good news for hareidim.'Haim Lev, Cynthia Blank, 07/12/2014 12:53
J'lem Job Center Succeeds in Employing Hareidim

J'lem Job Center Succeeds in Employing Hareidim

As part of Economy Ministry initiative, center in capital reaches 500 job placements since opening in March.Ari Yashar, 03/12/2014 13:22
Accusations of Anti-Hareidi Prejudice at Clinic

Accusations of Anti-Hareidi Prejudice at Clinic

Hareidi women claim a particular doctor at an OB/GYN facility treats them with disdain. But are the allegations true?Tova Dvorin, 07/10/2014 15:25
Religious Jews Slam PM's 'Surf and Turf' Shabbat

Religious Jews Slam PM's 'Surf and Turf' Shabbat

For Shabbat lunch, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu dined at a pork palace - while for dinner, he went for the seafood.Yaakov Levi, 02/10/2014 11:58
Hareidi Signs in London Tell Women Where to Walk

Hareidi Signs in London Tell Women Where to Walk

London council removes hareidi group's signs telling women which side of street to walk on, in what may be a case of 'lost in translation.'Ari Yashar, 20/09/2014 23:22
New NBN Flight Brings Dozens to New Life in Israel

New NBN Flight Brings Dozens to New Life in Israel

Yet another Nefesh B'Nefesh flight arrived in Israel this week, bringing with it a new IDF soldier - from Lakewood, NJMoshe Cohen, 18/09/2014 15:17
Court: Hareidi Schools May Ignore Gov't Meddling

Court: Hareidi Schools May Ignore Gov't Meddling

The Supreme Court upholds hareidi-religious schools' right not to teach core subjects.Hillel Fendel, 18/09/2014 08:44
Hareidi Secular Tensions Over Beit Shemesh School

Hareidi Secular Tensions Over Beit Shemesh School

Education ministry orders hareidi girl's school closed, after Ramat Beit Shemesh appropriated rooms for it in secular school 'illicitly.'Moshe Cohen, 01/09/2014 20:33
Hareidi Yeshivot Cancel Summer Break Due to War

Hareidi Yeshivot Cancel Summer Break Due to War

Extra Torah learning to bolster the war effort, Rabbis say, as a form of 'spiritual protection.' Religious-Zionist yeshivas follow suit.Haim Lev, 30/07/2014 16:05
Hareidi Youth Drowns in Golan Heights

Hareidi Youth Drowns in Golan Heights

Teen feared abducted by terrorists while on hike with friends discovered drowned in stream.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 10/07/2014 20:17
Gov't: Subsidy Program for Construction Workers

Gov't: Subsidy Program for Construction Workers

Deal to provide subsidized training for Jewish construction workers, in bid to both solve housing and hareidi integration problems.Netanel Katz, 08/06/2014 09:31
Bet Shemesh: Soldiers Abused for Wearing Uniform

Bet Shemesh: Soldiers Abused for Wearing Uniform

Hareidi soldiers in Beit Shemesh receive special permission to arrive home in civilian clothing, say they fear physical, verbal attacks.Tova Dvorin, 18/05/2014 14:40
Hareidim Warned 'Don't Play Into Media's Hands'

Hareidim Warned 'Don't Play Into Media's Hands'

Hareidim should stand silent during Memorial Day siren even though it is a 'non-Jewish' remembrance custom, argues hassidic paper.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 05/05/2014 08:21
First Hareidi Hesder Yeshiva Combines Torah, IDF

First Hareidi Hesder Yeshiva Combines Torah, IDF

Ground-breaking four-year program opened in Jerusalem, integrates two years of study with two years of service in Cyber Defense Unit.Ari Yashar, 01/05/2014 21:28
Poll: Israeli Workforce Riddled with Prejudice

Poll: Israeli Workforce Riddled with Prejudice

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission survey reveals gender, religious discrimination. But is it due to change?Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 30/03/2014 12:01
Hareidi Leaders Demand More Police Protection

Hareidi Leaders Demand More Police Protection

Hareidi leaders in New York were demanding that the authorities take more steps to protect the community after the latest knockout attackYaakov Levi, 27/03/2014 22:36
J'lem Councilmen Call For Two Zionist Chief Rabbis

J'lem Councilmen Call For Two Zionist Chief Rabbis

King and Shkedi opposed Mayor Barkat's 'deal' to balance Zionist rabbi with Shas hareidi candidate, call to seize 'one-time opportunity.'Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 21/03/2014 11:08
Ministry: Hareidi Homebuyers Don't Need VAT Cut

Ministry: Hareidi Homebuyers Don't Need VAT Cut

Not extending a VAT discount for first time home buyers in hareidi communities is not discriminatory, the Treasury said.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/03/2014 08:45
Beit Shemesh Faces Renewed Calls to Split the City

Beit Shemesh Faces Renewed Calls to Split the City

Some Eli Cohen supporters react to elections loss with petition to split the city into hareidi, secular halves.Maayana Miskin and Ari Soffer, 13/03/2014 12:16
MK Slams Incitement Against Religious Zionists

MK Slams Incitement Against Religious Zionists

Deputy Religious Affairs Minister Eli Ben-Dahan notes statements against other rabbis amount to 'desecration of G-d's name.'Tova Dvorin, 10/03/2014 17:34
Shas Rabbi: Religious Zionists 'Animals,' 'Idiots'

Shas Rabbi: Religious Zionists 'Animals,' 'Idiots'

Event in Beit Shemesh held for hareidi mayoral candidate Mayor Moshe Abutbul degenerates as Rabbi calls government 'Amalek'.Tova Dvorin, 09/03/2014 15:16
Shaked Committee Debates: Who is a Hareidi Jew?

Shaked Committee Debates: Who is a Hareidi Jew?

Can the State determine a person's religiosity? MKs grapple with the issue.Tova Dvorin, 24/02/2014 16:59
23,000 Hareidim to Hit Job Market Within Months

23,000 Hareidim to Hit Job Market Within Months

Economics Minister Naftali Bennett on Monday led a round-table discussion on the employment situation in the hareidi community.David Lev, 24/02/2014 16:55
MK: Hareidim 'Hungry' for Secular Education

MK: Hareidim 'Hungry' for Secular Education

Israeli colleges and universities should design programs specifically for Hareidi Israelis, said MK Boaz Toporovsky (Yesh Atid).David Lev, 23/02/2014 16:59
International Monetary Fund: Israel's GDP Stable

International Monetary Fund: Israel's GDP Stable

Israel's GDP continues to grow, according to new report - but unemployment in specific populations continue to threaten that growth.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/02/2014 20:33
Lapid: Hareidi Israelis Are Our Brothers

Lapid: Hareidi Israelis Are Our Brothers

Yair Lapid says he understands the anger in the hareidi community over the draft bill, but insists it was the 'right thing to do'.David Lev, 10/02/2014 16:33
IDF Soldier Attacked In Bnei Brak

IDF Soldier Attacked In Bnei Brak

Days after massive hareidi protest of yeshiva funding cuts, soldier attacked and sent to hospital. Follows hareidi MK warnings to Lapid.Ari Yashar, 09/02/2014 20:04
Bennett: We Could Leave Coalition Over Kerry Plan

Bennett: We Could Leave Coalition Over Kerry Plan

Bennett rejects coalition 'soap opera,' says will leave coalition if peace deal doesn't meet his party's values.Ari Yashar, 04/02/2014 15:03
Video Campaign Target Yiddish Hareidi Aliyah

Video Campaign Target Yiddish Hareidi Aliyah

YouTube campaign by World Mizrachi movement, initiated by Jeremy Gimpel, calls on hareidi to immigrate to Israel - in Yiddish.Ari Yashar, 21/01/2014 21:55
Ariel to Expedite Hareidi Construction

Ariel to Expedite Hareidi Construction

Housing Minister meets with major project leaders of hareidi-religious communities after hareidi media attacks Ariel for 'discrimination.'Tova Dvorin, 21/01/2014 15:15
Supreme Court Pushes Govt. To Enlist Hareidim

Supreme Court Pushes Govt. To Enlist Hareidim

Judges demand govt. speed up legislative proceedings in drafting new hareidi IDF enlistment law.Ari Yashar, 14/01/2014 16:04
Hareidi Media Attacks Housing Minister For Tenders

Hareidi Media Attacks Housing Minister For Tenders

Hareidi papers slam Uri Ariel over Judea and Samaria construction plans, saying he's ignoring housing crisis among hareidi public.Ari Yashar, 12/01/2014 16:38
Terrorist Stabbing Near Damascus Gate in Jerusalem

Terrorist Stabbing Near Damascus Gate in Jerusalem

30-year-old Hareidi-religious man stabbed in neck on Saturday afternoon, evacuated to hospital. Police hunting Arab youth responsible.Ari Yashar, 11/01/2014 19:32
Technion Program Prepares Hareidim for Hi-Tech

Technion Program Prepares Hareidim for Hi-Tech

New mechina (university preparatory) program is designed to integrate hareidi, open the hi-tech workforce for them.Ari Yashar, 03/01/2014 13:26
MK: Beit Shemesh Case reveals Anti-Hareidi Bias

MK: Beit Shemesh Case reveals Anti-Hareidi Bias

Hareidi MK Menachem Moses slams calls to redo Beit Shemesh vote. ‘They’re only saying it because the mayor is a hareidi.’Maayana Miskin, 24/12/2013 22:44
Light Sentences for Arabs Who Attacked Hareidi Man

Light Sentences for Arabs Who Attacked Hareidi Man

Two Arabs from eastern Jerusalem who took part in a group assault on the Jewish man receive one year in jail each.Gil Ronen, 24/12/2013 22:09
Gantz: Hareidi Soldiers in IDF Will Remain Hareidi

Gantz: Hareidi Soldiers in IDF Will Remain Hareidi

In Shaked Committee meeting, IDF Chief of Staff states 'The IDF does not see the hareidi-religious community as an enemy.'Tova Dvorin, 27/11/2013 22:48
Report: Fewer Young Couples Leaving Jerusalem

Report: Fewer Young Couples Leaving Jerusalem

Fewer young people moved out of Jerusalem last year, according to the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies (JIIS).David Lev, 27/10/2013 16:00
Bayit Yehudi Activist Stabbed in Jerusalem Park

Bayit Yehudi Activist Stabbed in Jerusalem Park

A volunteer for Bayit Yehudi, who was posting signs in Sacher Park in Jerusalem, was stabbed by an individual in hareidi garb.David Lev, 15/09/2013 16:52
Hareidim Rally Against 'Unfiltered Internet'

Hareidim Rally Against 'Unfiltered Internet'

The harm of technology has been a growing controversial topic for Hareidim as thousands joined in a conference against unfiltered internet.Kochava Rozenbaum , 13/09/2013 14:05
Child Allowance Payments Hit All-Time Low

Child Allowance Payments Hit All-Time Low

Finance Minister Yair Lapid celebrates delivery of one of Yesh Atid's central campaign promises - but not everyone is cheering.David Lev, 19/08/2013 21:41
IDF to Hareidi Soldiers: Hide Your Uniforms

IDF to Hareidi Soldiers: Hide Your Uniforms

A hareidi religious member of the IDF claimed that he was attacked while walking in the center of Bnei Brak while wearing his uniformDavid Lev, 16/06/2013 22:10
Economic Expert: Hareidim, Arabs  Must Get to Work

Economic Expert: Hareidim, Arabs Must Get to Work

Israel faces a bleak economic future if more hareidi Jews and Israeli Arabs are not recruited into the workforce, an expert told Arutz ShevaDavid Lev, 13/06/2013 15:39
‘Sad Story’ of Hareidi Family Arrested in Jordan

‘Sad Story’ of Hareidi Family Arrested in Jordan

Beit Shemesh family may have entered Jordan intentionally in an attempt to smuggle children to Canadian cult.Maayana Miskin, 28/05/2013 11:56
Beit Shemesh Family Arrested in Jordan

Beit Shemesh Family Arrested in Jordan

Eight members of a hareidi family from Beit Shemesh were arrested late Wednesday – in Jordan – after they crossed the border from IsraelDavid Lev, 23/05/2013 11:51
Paper Calls for Independent Hareidi Entity

Paper Calls for Independent Hareidi Entity

As tension over IDF enlistment continues, hareidi daily proposes solving problem with hareidi autonomy.Maayana Miskin, 10/04/2013 14:39
Two Youths Suspected of Arson in Hareidi School

Two Youths Suspected of Arson in Hareidi School

Two teens who are suspected of setting fire to a hareidi school had 'help' - from the media, which is inciting hatred, said school officialsDavid Lev, 04/03/2013 02:46
 IDF Written Agreements for Accommodating Hareidim

IDF Written Agreements for Accommodating Hareidim

A written order has finally replaced oral agreements relating to the treatment of hareidi-religious soldiers in the IDF. Annie Lubin, 18/02/2013 21:42