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Lapid Lauds Supreme Court Ruling Against Yeshivas

Court decision to annul funding for yeshivas a 'reminder of the law' says Lapid; MK Shaked calls ruling meaningless pressure.

Lapid Lauds Supreme Court Ruling Against Yeshivas

Bennett: Court’s Intervention Makes This Harder

Minister Naftali Bennett says the Supreme Court is making it harder, not easier, to enlist hareidi men in the army.

Bennett: Court’s Intervention Just Makes This Harder

Supreme Court Ruling ‘Put an End to the Injustice’

Proponents of hareidi enlistment say Supreme Court 'put an end to the injustice' of funding yeshivas whose students don't serve in IDF.

Anti-Hareidi Activists Hail Court Ruling to Defund Yeshivas

Supreme Court: No Govt. Funds for Hareidi Students

Supreme Court rules government must not fund yeshivas for students who have not enlisted in the IDF.

Supreme Court: No Govt. Funds if Hareidi Students Don’t Enlist

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.

Bennett: Jewish Home Could Leave Coalition Over Kerry Plan

Yaalon: Hareidi Brigade Successful Beyond Hopes

Defense Minister praises majority-hareidi brigade on its anniversary.

Yaalon: Hareidi Brigade Successful Beyond Expectations

Lapid: Fire the Chief Rabbis

Finance Minister promises to fire Israel's chief rabbis over ruling that Jewish law forbids religious girls from enlisting in the IDF.

Lapid: Fire the Chief Rabbis

Chabad 'Shluchim' to Join National Service Program

Chabad emissaries who serve in Chabad houses worldwide, will be enrolled in the state's National Service program.

Chabad 'Shluchim' to Join National Service Program

MK Stern: Recognize Chabad as National Service

As part of debate over hareidi enlistment, MK suggests Israel recognize Chabad youth who volunteer abroad as doing national service.

MK Stern Says Chabad Emissaries Should Count as National Service

MK Porush Complains to US Ambassador About Draft

Israeli rabbis are headed to the US to stop the "edict" on drafting hareidi youths, MK Meir Porush wrote in a letter to the US ambassador

MK Porush Complains to US Ambassador About Draft 'Edict'

Hareidi Brigade Wins IDF Chief of Staff Prize

Nahal Hareidi makes history by winning the prestigious prize for the first time, enjoys sharp rise in enlistment despite Knesset debates.

Hareidi Brigade Wins IDF Chief of Staff Prize

Hareidim Protest Draft-Avoiders' Arrest

Hundreds of hareidim gathered outside the military prison where two 18-year-olds were jailed.

Hareidim Protest Draft-Avoiders' Arrest

MK to IDF: Be Gentle With Yeshiva Student Arrests

In light of protests over draft-dodging arrest, MK David Azoulay calls for IDF to proceed with caution in dealing with yeshiva students.

MK Calls on IDF To Be Gentle With Yeshiva Student Arrests

Clashes as Hareidi Youth Arrested over Draft

Arrest of hareidi youth who failed to report to induction office sparks violent protests.

Protest, Clashes as Hareidi Youth Arrested over Draft

Rabbi Laments: MKs are Killing Hareidi Enlistment

The government’s attempt to push hareidi men into the army is causing them to leave in droves, former IDF rabbi warns.

Rabbi Laments: MKs are Killing Hareidi Enlistment

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.

Bennett: Likud to Decide on Jail for Hareidi Draft Dodgers

Hareidi MK: Are We Still Allowed to Breathe?

Tempers high as MKs talk about punishing hareidi men who refuse to join the army. MK: Can we still breathe?

Hareidi MK: Are We Still Allowed to Breathe?

Hareidi, Secular MKs Threaten 'Culture War'

Debate on sanctions against hareidi men who do not enlist turns ugly.

Hareidi, Secular MKs Threaten 'Culture War'

Hareidi Soldiers Active in Fighting Terror

Hareidi-religious soldiers in Netzach Yehuda had the most ‘encounters’ this year, MKs learn.

Hareidi Soldiers Among Most Active in Fighting Terror

Rabbi David Yosef to PM: Cancel Hareidi Enlistment

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef’s son tells Netanyahu that his father was deeply troubled by hareidi enlistment law.

Rabbi David Yosef to PM: Cancel Hareidi Enlistmentplayer

Yaalon: 'Hareidi Enlistment Law Subject to Me'

Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon hints at compromise over bill, says he'll be bound by the spirit of the law but not to its details.

Yaalon: 'Hareidi Enlistment Law Subject to My Interpretation.'

Hareidi Extremists Publish Guide to Prison

Booklet urges hareidi youth to risk prison rather than enlist. ‘This isn’t a Soviet state – yet.’

Hareidi Extremists Publish Guide to Military Prison

First Pre-Army Academy for Hareidi Students

New "mechina" school will give hareidi teenagers a year of intensive pre-army preparation, Torah study.

First Pre-Army Academy for Hareidi Students

Yeshiva Funding to be Based on IDF Enlistment

Blow to hareidi yeshiva system as Education Ministry plans to link yeshiva funding to IDF enlistment.

Yeshiva Funding to be Based on IDF Enlistment

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.’

Peres to Hareidi Youth: Be Like the Rambam

Court Proposes Compromise on Hareidi Enlistment

High Court proposes compromise as group files suit over delay in hareidi enlistment.

Court Proposes Compromise on Hareidi Enlistment

MK Porush: Equality? Why don't Arabs Serve?

In meetings with fellow MKs, UTJ politician points to hypocrisy in demanding equal service only from hareidim.

MK Porush: Equality? Why don't Arabs Serve?

‘A Law Won’t Make Hareidi Men Enlist’

Hareidi-religious MK, ‘Whoever thinks a law will force Torah students to enlist in the army is mistaken.’

‘A Law Won’t Make Hareidi Men Enlist’

‘Knesset, not Court, to Rule on Enlistment’

Attorney-General’s change would see Torah scholars enlist at 18, not 21. MK Shaked: Knesset will decide – not Supreme Court.

‘Knesset, not Court, to Rule on Enlistment’

IDF Officer Accuses Yeshiva Deans of Lying

General levels harsh accsuations at hareidi yeshivas in Knesset debate, says they help “fake students” avoid IDF service.

IDF Officer Accuses Yeshiva Deans of Lying

MK Lipman Invites Hareidi Enlistees to his Home

Hareidi Yesh Atid MK lauds record 400 hareidim who signed up to the IDF; offers support to those whose families are unsupportive

MK Lipman Invites Hareidi Enlistees to his Home

85% of Hareidi Soldiers: Proud to Serve

New polls reveal how hareidi-religious soldiers feel about the IDF, as hundreds more enlist.

85% of Hareidi Soldiers: Proud to Serve

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.

Rabbi: Zionists Fought Hareidim, and Lost

Lapid: Police Crackdown on 'Hareidi Violence'

Yesh Atid's Mickey Levy: "This is not Ramallah or Jenin, but the center of Jerusalem.”

Lapid Demands Police Crackdown on 'Hareidi Extremist Violence'

Shas ‘Disgusted’ by Attack on Hareidi Soldier

Hareidi-religious Shas party expresses shock, disgust over ‘wicked’ attack on soldier.

Shas ‘Disgusted’ by Attack on Hareidi Soldier

Hareidi Soldier Attacked by Meah Shearim Mob

The delegitimization of IDF soldiers in the hareidi community continued Tuesday night, as a soldier was stoned in Meah Shearim

Hareidi Soldier Attacked by Meah Shearim Mob

Porush: This is a Dark Day for Israel

Hareidi-religious MK slams law requiring hareidi enlistment. ‘This will be remembered as a dark day.’

Porush: This is a Dark Day for Israel

Support for 'Flawed’ Bill on Hareidi Enlistment

Bill on hareidi enlistment passes with 14 votes and 4 abstentions, but dissatisfaction remains.

Support for ‘Imperfect’ Bill on Hareidi-Religious Enlistment

Irreligious IDF Commanders Switched at Last Minute

Commanders who were to train new hareidi soldiers are replaced due to fears of secular-hareidi misunderstandings.

Irreligious IDF Commanders Switched at Last Minute

Hareidi Clash with Police Becomes Wedding Dance

Hareidi men show their sense of humor with wedding dance styled on protest violence.

Video: Hareidi Clash with Police Becomes Wedding Danceplayer