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Mass Hareidi Rally ‘Like a Purim Play’

Mass Hareidi Rally ‘Like a Purim Play’

MK Feiglin on why Yair Lapid ‘is the best thing to happen to hareidi Jews.’Maayana Miskin, 02/03/2014 09:25
Students: No Place for Zionists at Hareidi Rally

Students: No Place for Zionists at Hareidi Rally

Yeshiva students, former IDF Chief Rabbi, urge religious-Zionists who are planning to attend hareidi rally to reconsider.Maayana Miskin, 28/02/2014 01:13
Hareidi Media Reacts as Sanctions Voted In

Hareidi Media Reacts as Sanctions Voted In

Headlines proclaim a ‘black day for the Jewish state,’ ‘persecution of the Torah world’ as MKs vote to punish students for non-enlistment.Maayana Miskin, 20/02/2014 09:50
Hareidi Activists: Say No to Soldier Costumes

Hareidi Activists: Say No to Soldier Costumes

Will hareidi boys no longer dress up as IDF soldiers? Activists argue that popular costumes ‘won’t bring joy’ this Purim.Maayana Miskin, 12/02/2014 09:04
‘Yeshiva Heads: You Hold Lives in Your Hands’

‘Yeshiva Heads: You Hold Lives in Your Hands’

Call for extreme caution in yeshivas as Bnei Brak slaying is linked to expulsion.Maayana Miskin, 26/01/2014 17:37
Lapid Triumphant: Shas to Teach ‘Core Curriculum’

Lapid Triumphant: Shas to Teach ‘Core Curriculum’

Finance Minister says Shas schools will teach science, math, and English. ‘This is the key to a better life.’Maayana Miskin, 07/01/2014 20:50
Anger as Mayor Blocks Housing for Hareidi Jews

Anger as Mayor Blocks Housing for Hareidi Jews

Mayor of Lod holds up housing project, says he doesn’t want ‘socio-economically weak’ hareidi Jews making his city poorer.Maayana Miskin, 07/01/2014 17:57
Rabbi: Hareidi Fraud Stems from ‘Exile Mentality’

Rabbi: Hareidi Fraud Stems from ‘Exile Mentality’

Rabbi: elections fraud stems from ‘exile mentality’ imported to Israel; hareidi leaders should focus on fighting it.Maayana Miskin, 31/12/2013 12:37
Hareidi Jews get Facebook ‘Equality’ Logo

Hareidi Jews get Facebook ‘Equality’ Logo

Hareidi group creates two-bar ‘equality’ symbol as protest against rejection of anti-discrimination bill.Maayana Miskin, 12/12/2013 12:20
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
Bennett: Likud to Decide on Jail for Draft Dodgers

Bennett: Likud to Decide on Jail for Draft Dodgers

Bennett: Likud will ultimately decide whether hareidi draft-dodgers are sent to jail, or receive economic sanctions instead.Maayana Miskin, 24/11/2013 12:36
Report: Draft-Dodging Sanctions to Be Economic

Report: Draft-Dodging Sanctions to Be Economic

New draft law for hareidi-religious sector set to impose economic sanctions - not criminal punishment - against draft-dodgers.Tova Dvorin and Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/11/2013 13:23
AG Reveals: Govt. to Oversee Hareidi Money-Lending

AG Reveals: Govt. to Oversee Hareidi Money-Lending

The government plans to institute oversight of 'gemach' free loan societies. Weinstein: Hareidi leaders will be involved in process.Maayana Miskin, 14/11/2013 12:41
Government Gives Go-Ahead to New Hareidi City

Government Gives Go-Ahead to New Hareidi City

Government approves hareidi city, religious village in Negev. Leftist parties protest ‘injustice.’Maayana Miskin, 10/11/2013 14:38
Extremism an Issue in Beit Shemesh Race

Extremism an Issue in Beit Shemesh Race

Beit Shemesh mayor recalls his accomplishments, but some residents say he’s to blame for continuing religious extremism.Maayana Miskin, 22/10/2013 20:43
Hareidi Woman Set to Make History in Elad

Hareidi Woman Set to Make History in Elad

Hareidi ‘Mothers’ Party’ may become make history with female representatives in hareidi city.Maayana Miskin, 16/10/2013 03:44
Threats End Hareidi Woman's Jewish Home Candidacy

Threats End Hareidi Woman's Jewish Home Candidacy

Candidate Racheli Ivenboim says she faced threats her children would be forced out of school. 'Time for the hareidi community to decide.'Maayana Miskin and Ben Bresky, 03/09/2013 15:51
First Pre-Army Academy for Hareidi Students

First Pre-Army Academy for Hareidi Students

New "mechina" school will give hareidi teenagers a year of intensive pre-army preparation, Torah study.Maayana Miskin and Ari Soffer, 28/08/2013 19:06
Peres to Hareidi Youth: Be Like the Rambam

Peres to Hareidi Youth: Be Like the Rambam

Peres sits down with hareidi youth, calls for hareidi Jews to attend college, enter the workforce. ‘Be like the Rambam.’Maayana Miskin, 21/08/2013 20:46
Report: Secular Man on Bus Hit Hareidi

Report: Secular Man on Bus Hit Hareidi

Police: a secular man punched a hareidi man who asked a woman to move to the back seats of a Jerusalem bus. Bus company's version differs.Gil Ronen, 08/08/2013 19:23
Bennett: The Goal – Get Most Hareidi Men to Work

Bennett: The Goal – Get Most Hareidi Men to Work

Bennett: The political fighting is over – time to get started.Maayana Miskin, 06/08/2013 21:59
Report: Piron Planning Hareidi Public Schools

Report: Piron Planning Hareidi Public Schools

Hareidi media reports: Education Minister trying to bring hareidi schools under state auspices.Maayana Miskin, 01/08/2013 19:58
Rabbi: Zionists Fought Hareidim, and Lost

Rabbi: Zionists Fought Hareidim, and Lost

The Rabbinate elections show the religious-Zionist community what happens if it fights the hareidi world, religious-Zionist rabbi says.Maayana Miskin, 28/07/2013 13:27
Air Force Gets Inside Look at the Hareidi World

Air Force Gets Inside Look at the Hareidi World

Air Force commanders prepare for new hareidi-religious recruits with a tour of Jerusalem’s Chassidic communities.Maayana Miskin, 25/07/2013 09:57
Bennett Defends Hareidi Jews: Don’t Blame Everyone

Bennett Defends Hareidi Jews: Don’t Blame Everyone

Naftali Bennett denounces attack on hareidi soldier, but warns that condemning all hareidi Jews is no less dangerous.Maayana Miskin, 10/07/2013 10:07
Shas ‘Disgusted’ by Attack on Hareidi Soldier

Shas ‘Disgusted’ by Attack on Hareidi Soldier

Hareidi-religious Shas party expresses shock, disgust over ‘wicked’ attack on soldier.Maayana Miskin, 10/07/2013 09:17
Porush: This is a Dark Day for Israel

Porush: This is a Dark Day for Israel

Hareidi-religious MK slams law requiring hareidi enlistment. ‘This will be remembered as a dark day.’Maayana Miskin, 07/07/2013 14:43
Support for 'Flawed’ Bill on Hareidi Enlistment

Support for 'Flawed’ Bill on Hareidi Enlistment

Bill on hareidi enlistment passes with 14 votes and 4 abstentions, but dissatisfaction remains.Maayana Miskin, 07/07/2013 12:13
Hareidi Students Say No to Piron

Hareidi Students Say No to Piron

Hareidi students express displeasure with Education Minister’s presence at graduation: ‘He’s fighting to change our children’s way of life’Maayana Miskin, 07/07/2013 10:26
Non-Jewish Guards to Stop Sabbath Thefts

Non-Jewish Guards to Stop Sabbath Thefts

Hareidi leaders in Jerusalem turn to private firm to stop wave of Sabbath thefts.Maayana Miskin, 05/07/2013 15:46
Lapid: Hareidi Jews Aren’t Even Looking for Work

Lapid: Hareidi Jews Aren’t Even Looking for Work

Finance Minister says hareidi men, Arab women ‘not even in the equation’ when it comes to employment.Maayana Miskin, 02/07/2013 13:51
Hareidi Clash with Police Becomes Wedding Dance

Hareidi Clash with Police Becomes Wedding Dance

Hareidi men show their sense of humor with wedding dance styled on protest violence.Maayana Miskin, 26/06/2013 15:35
MK Disturbed by ‘Third World’ Care in Beitar Illit

MK Disturbed by ‘Third World’ Care in Beitar Illit

MK warns that health centers are failing to keep up with hareidi birthrate, putting babies at risk.Maayana Miskin, 25/06/2013 12:39
Law Would Punish Anti-Hareidi Discrimination

Law Would Punish Anti-Hareidi Discrimination

MK Litzman hints new law would have criminalized the government's recent behavior.Maayana Miskin, 21/06/2013 08:52
Fischer: Hareidi Birthrate ‘a Problem’

Fischer: Hareidi Birthrate ‘a Problem’

Bank of Israel head makes controversial statements about hareidi, Arab families in a farewell address.Maayana Miskin, 12/06/2013 12:59
Hareidi MK: Forced Enlistment? Israel Not Our Home

Hareidi MK: Forced Enlistment? Israel Not Our Home

Hareidi MK: If Torah students are forced to enlist, ‘We will tell the world this isn’t the place for Torah observant Jews.’Maayana Miskin, 12/06/2013 11:18
ZAKA Head: Hareidi World Lacks Leadership

ZAKA Head: Hareidi World Lacks Leadership

ZAKA head explains why the secular and hareidi-religious communities cannot understand each other.Maayana Miskin, 03/06/2013 00:13
Hareidi IDF Rabbi: Forced Enlistment Means War

Hareidi IDF Rabbi: Forced Enlistment Means War

Hareidi IDF rabbi, Nachal Hareidi co-founder, threatens zero cooperation if government tries to force enlistment.Maayana Miskin, 02/06/2013 11:33
Jerusalem: Hareidi Rabbis Organize Mall Boycott

Jerusalem: Hareidi Rabbis Organize Mall Boycott

Hareidi rabbis wield purchasing power in battle for modesty, tell followers to avoid Ramot mall.Maayana Miskin, 02/06/2013 11:07
Lapid to Hareidi Men: We Need You

Lapid to Hareidi Men: We Need You

Lapid tells hareidi men, ‘If Iran gets a nuclear bomb, it’s happening to you, too.’Maayana Miskin, 29/05/2013 12:54
‘Forcing a Core Curriculum is Dangerous’

‘Forcing a Core Curriculum is Dangerous’

Senior educator warns that forcing a ‘core curriculum’ into hareidi-religious schools would threaten integration.Maayana Miskin, 12/05/2013 09:14
Hareidi Paper Compares Lapid’s Speech to Hitler’s

Hareidi Paper Compares Lapid’s Speech to Hitler’s

Hareidi journalist argues that anti-hareidi incitement is comparable pre-World War anti-Semitism.Maayana Miskin, 05/05/2013 14:44
Lapid’s Deputy Slams Hareidi ‘Leeches,’ Apologizes

Lapid’s Deputy Slams Hareidi ‘Leeches,’ Apologizes

Deputy Finance Minister terms hareidi Jews ‘leeches,’ says they ‘can’t live off taxpayers.’Maayana Miskin, 24/04/2013 11:00
Yishai: Lapid is Right – We Took the Money

Yishai: Lapid is Right – We Took the Money

Shas head’s sarcastic comeback to Lapid, ‘I confess – we took the money.’Maayana Miskin, 23/04/2013 01:46
Lapid: Israel Sick of Taking Hareidi Orders

Lapid: Israel Sick of Taking Hareidi Orders

Lapid tells hareidi Jews he does not hate them, ‘the state is just sick of taking your orders,’ in stormy Knesset session.Maayana Miskin, 22/04/2013 18:46
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
Hareidi, Zionist Youth Sit and Talk

Hareidi, Zionist Youth Sit and Talk

Hareidi and religious-Zionist youth plan joint Sabbath gathering, discussion of differences.Maayana Miskin, 10/04/2013 02:46
Rabbi Shteinman: Everything Is For the Good

Rabbi Shteinman: Everything Is For the Good

Hareidi leader says funding cuts, pressure over IDF enlistment will ultimately benefit the hareidi community.Maayana Miskin, 09/04/2013 19:04
Hareidi PR Man Defends ‘Yesh Atid’

Hareidi PR Man Defends ‘Yesh Atid’

Well-known hareidi figure calls to end attacks on Yesh Atid. "Enough hate."Maayana Miskin, 07/04/2013 16:58
Gafni: We Still Embrace Religious Zionists

Gafni: We Still Embrace Religious Zionists

Hareidi MK says hareidi world will ‘embrace’ religious Zionists, but will give religious-Zionist MKs a hard time. Maayana Miskin, 03/04/2013 05:59
MK: Wave of Hate Crimes against Hareidi Jews

MK: Wave of Hate Crimes against Hareidi Jews

Hareidi MK says anti-hareidi incitement has led to a wave of hate crimes that has been ignored by media, Knesset.Maayana Miskin, 05/03/2013 10:56
Rabbi Calls for 5-Day Torah Marathon

Rabbi Calls for 5-Day Torah Marathon

Hareidi-religious leader Rabbi Shteinman calls for a five-day Torah study marathon “to cancel the decree.” Maayana Miskin, 27/02/2013 16:41
Appeal to Bennett: Don’t Push Hareidi Jews Away

Appeal to Bennett: Don’t Push Hareidi Jews Away

Former Yesha official calls on Bennett not to push away hareidi Jews for Yair Lapid’s sake., 26/02/2013 09:18
Bennett to Hareidi Jews: 'The Stretcher will Fall'

Bennett to Hareidi Jews: 'The Stretcher will Fall'

Naftali Bennett appeals to ‘hareidi brothers’: Torah study is critical, but hareidi Jews must enlist.Maayana Miskin, 12/02/2013 21:40
‘Forced Hareidi Enlistment Means Rebellion, Chaos’

‘Forced Hareidi Enlistment Means Rebellion, Chaos’

Forcing hareidi men to enlist in the IDF would mean rebellion and chaos on the streets of Israel, Shas leader says.Maayana Miskin, 09/02/2013 19:06
‘IDF Keeps Promises - or Hareidi Soldiers Leave’

‘IDF Keeps Promises - or Hareidi Soldiers Leave’

A rabbi who helped found an IDF unit for hareidi soldiers accuses the army of breaking its promises; warns hareidi Jews will leave.Maayana Miskin, 08/02/2013 11:09
Hareidi Students Choose Law, Business

Hareidi Students Choose Law, Business

Hareidi students prefer to study law, business and education, study finds. Most students have community support. Maayana Miskin, 30/01/2013 11:17