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Why tens of thousands of haredim won't be voting in the election

Why tens of thousands of haredim won't be voting in the election

Anti-draft Yerushalmi Faction calls on supporters not to participate in this week's election. How many seats will that cost haredi bloc?Benny Toker, 07/04/2019 20:17
Haredi draft opponents gear up for protest rally

Haredi draft opponents gear up for protest rally

'Yerushalmi Faction' plans major protest after haredi draft dodger's arrest extended.David Rosenberg, 10/12/2018 13:14
Yerushalmi Faction vs. Bnei Brak over synagogue in public area

Yerushalmi Faction vs. Bnei Brak over synagogue in public area

Bnei Brak wants to evacuate synagogue, promising alternate structure, but Yerushalmi Faction threatens action against evacuation.Mordechai Sones, 09/12/2018 13:56
The secret agreement between police and haredi extremists

The secret agreement between police and haredi extremists

Report: Extremist Yerushalmi Faction agrees not to hold rallies in Jerusalem if police don't hand over detainees to military police.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/11/2018 07:54
Police arrest nine haredim during anti-draft protest

Police arrest nine haredim during anti-draft protest

Yerushalmi Faction takes to the streets. Police arrest nine and are using crowd dispersal means to disperse clash.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/11/2018 20:22
Extremist haredi protesters to shut down Bnei Brak on Thursday

Extremist haredi protesters to shut down Bnei Brak on Thursday

Yerushalmi Faction launches fresh wave of riots over yeshiva student arrested for draft dodging.Tzvi Lev, 01/11/2018 16:02
Hasidim attacked for becoming lawyers

Hasidim attacked for becoming lawyers

Four Belz Hasidim become lawyers with encouragement of Belzer Rebbe; 'Jerusalem Faction' attacks: 'Academic apostasy has ruined many'.Mordechai Sones, 19/08/2018 15:14
Radical haredi faction to sue police over foul smelling spray

Radical haredi faction to sue police over foul smelling spray

Yerushalmi Faction says new police policy of individual targeting radicals with foul smelling 'skunk' spray violates the law.Tzvi Lev, 09/08/2018 21:06
Police arrest 37 extremists

Police arrest 37 extremists

Jerusalem Faction extremists block central Jerusalem intersection, police arrest 37 protesters.Yoni Kempinski, 02/08/2018 14:10
Security around two haredi MKs to be increased

Security around two haredi MKs to be increased

On background of Draft Law and Jerusalem Faction opposition, Knesset officer orders security reinforcement for haredi Knesset Members.Michal Levy, 27/06/2018 15:51
Anti-draft radical chased out of top yeshiva with tear gas, eggs

Anti-draft radical chased out of top yeshiva with tear gas, eggs

Students at prominent Kol Torah yeshiva infuriated after Yerushalmi Faction member visits, chase him out with eggs and tear gas.Tzvi Lev, 26/04/2018 21:24
9 injured during haredi anti-draft riots

9 injured during haredi anti-draft riots

Hundreds protest against IDF draft office in Jerusalem, clashing with police as officers hurl stun grenades at rioters. 4 officers injured.David Rosenberg, 16/04/2018 09:26
American Yerushalmi Faction agitator released from IDF jail

American Yerushalmi Faction agitator released from IDF jail

Aharon Bialah released from IDF prison after serving 20-day sentence for draft dodging. The arrest caused extremists to take to the streets.Tzvi Lev, 12/04/2018 20:34
Watch: Bus driver threatens protesters with gun

Watch: Bus driver threatens protesters with gun

Haredi protesters block traffic in Jerusalem in protest against autopsy of infant who drowned in jacuzzi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/04/2018 17:25
28 arrested as haredi demonstrators block roads in Bnei Brak

28 arrested as haredi demonstrators block roads in Bnei Brak

Yerushalmi Faction protesters take to the streets to condemn arrest of haredi draft dodger. Highway 4 blocked as part of protests.David Rosenberg, 22/03/2018 20:13
Yerushalmi Faction to shut down Bnei Brak roads Monday

Yerushalmi Faction to shut down Bnei Brak roads Monday

Extremist anti-draft haredi group plans follow-up demonstration in Bnei Brak, after group shut down traffic in Jerusalem last week.David Rosenberg, 12/03/2018 13:24
Yerushalmi Faction leader denies criticism of anti-draft rallies

Yerushalmi Faction leader denies criticism of anti-draft rallies

Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach's brother stresses that he supports anti-IDF rallies after he was recorded expressing opposition.Tzvi Lev, 08/03/2018 18:56
Haredi anti-draft radicals shut down Jerusalem streets

Haredi anti-draft radicals shut down Jerusalem streets

Anti-draft protesters launch first demonstration following death of Yerushalmi Faction leader.David Rosenberg, 08/03/2018 18:44
Jerusalem Faction left leaderless after rabbi's death

Jerusalem Faction left leaderless after rabbi's death

The extremist Jerusalem Faction searches for a leader after Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach's sudden death.Tzvi Lev, 25/02/2018 10:51
'A great loss to the world of Torah'

'A great loss to the world of Torah'

MKs and government ministers eulogize Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach after he suddenly passed away on Saturday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/02/2018 08:41
Extremist booted from Bnei Brak synagoge for harassing soldier

Extremist booted from Bnei Brak synagoge for harassing soldier

Haredi worshipers eject extremist harassing haredi soldier during evening prayers at Bnei Brak synagogue.Michal Levi, 07/02/2018 11:50
Police demolish illegal Yerushalmi Faction synagogue

Police demolish illegal Yerushalmi Faction synagogue

Police drag out worshipers holed up in illegal Jerusalem synagogue associated with the radical Yerushalmi Faction.Tzvi Lev, 04/01/2018 15:00
US haredim compensating Yerushalmi Faction for damaged clothes

US haredim compensating Yerushalmi Faction for damaged clothes

Jewish anti-Zionists in US pay for new clothes for radical Yerushalmi Faction members sprayed by police 'Skunk' device at anti-IDF protests.Tzvi Lev, 28/12/2017 14:57
Former haredi soldier confronts leader of Yerushalmi Faction

Former haredi soldier confronts leader of Yerushalmi Faction

Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach, leader of the Yerushalmi Faction responsible for mass demonstrations, confronted by haredi man who served in the IDF.David Rosenberg, 08/12/2017 12:55
Arrested anti-draft protesters refuse to wear prison clothes

Arrested anti-draft protesters refuse to wear prison clothes

Jerusalem Faction haredim whose protests land them in prison rebel, refusing to wear prison clothes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/11/2017 09:27
Jerusalem Faction demonstions cause mass inconvenience

Jerusalem Faction demonstions cause mass inconvenience

Calls to Jerusalem mayor to wake up, 'People are stuck for hours on way home, there are no buses; city paralyzed.'Mordechai Sones, 29/11/2017 12:25
35 arrested as protesters block Jerusalem roads, light rail

35 arrested as protesters block Jerusalem roads, light rail

Watch: Anti-draft demonstrators shut down major intersections in Jerusalem, block light rail train.David Rosenberg, 26/11/2017 18:40
'Yerushalmi Faction' to resume protests

'Yerushalmi Faction' to resume protests

On leader's instruction, group to protest in J'lem streets today over arrest of 12 who failed to show up at enlistment offices.Michal Levi, 26/11/2017 11:55
20 arrested as haredi protesters shut down Jerusalem light rail

20 arrested as haredi protesters shut down Jerusalem light rail

Hundreds of anti-draft demonstrators take to the streets in Jerusalem and Bnei Brak, blocking traffic. At least 20 arrested thus far.David Rosenberg, 19/11/2017 20:51
'I'm afraid to drive through haredi neighborhoods'

'I'm afraid to drive through haredi neighborhoods'

Egged bus driver describes attack by anti-draft radicals during protest last week.David Rosenberg, 29/10/2017 22:49
'Anti-draft radicals look like us, but we're nothing like them'

'Anti-draft radicals look like us, but we're nothing like them'

Haredi MK blasts Yerushalmi Faction over anti-draft protests, says most haredi Jews opposed to radical group's behavior.David Rosenberg, 29/10/2017 15:55
'Anti-draft radicals aren't human'

'Anti-draft radicals aren't human'

Head of Bnei Brak's Ponovezh Yeshiva joins growing list of haredi leaders openly condemning the radical Yerushalmi Faction.Tzvi Lev, 26/10/2017 18:36
Proposed law to strip anti-IDF, anti-draft schools of funding

Proposed law to strip anti-IDF, anti-draft schools of funding

Bill aims to remove funding from schools whose faculty incites against IDF or calls on students to evade army service.Chana Roberts, 23/10/2017 12:13
Police: Haredim all look the same

Police: Haredim all look the same

After police mark haredi demonstrators with numbers, spokeswoman explains decision: 'They all look the same, we had no choice.'David Rosenberg, 23/10/2017 11:21
'Anti-draft radicals are like ISIS'

'Anti-draft radicals are like ISIS'

Senior haredi rabbi compares radical haredi anti-draft group to ISIS terrorists. 'They could teach Nazi propagandists a thing or two.'David Rosenberg, 23/10/2017 10:42
'Anti-draft protesters are reckless fools'

'Anti-draft protesters are reckless fools'

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky blasts Yerushalmi Faction over wave of anti-draft protests: 'They're empty, foolish people who insult great rabbis.'David Rosenberg, 23/10/2017 08:27
Man arrested for throwing pornography at haredi protesters

Man arrested for throwing pornography at haredi protesters

Police find suspect who attempted to provoke haredi anti-draft protesters in Jerusalem by throwing pornographic material at them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/10/2017 18:25
120 arrested at anti-draft demonstrations

120 arrested at anti-draft demonstrations

Anti-draft protesters riot, burn trash cans, and block roads in Jerusalem, Beit Shemesh, and Bnei Brak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/10/2017 21:12
Anti-draft protesters shut down Jerusalem roads, train service

Anti-draft protesters shut down Jerusalem roads, train service

Demonstrators from extremist Jerusalem Faction block major intersection, light rail, protesting arrest of draft dodgers.Gary Willig, 19/10/2017 18:41
Anti-draft demonstrators: We'd rather die than enlist

Anti-draft demonstrators: We'd rather die than enlist

Anti-draft protesters block road near Modiin in today's 'day of rage.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/10/2017 10:40
'Jerusalem Faction' calls for 'day of rage' tomorrow

'Jerusalem Faction' calls for 'day of rage' tomorrow

Following wave of arrests of draft-dodgers, Jerusalem Faction doesn't let up and declares tomorrow a 'day of rage.'Ben Shaul, 18/10/2017 21:16
Police: Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach behind anti-draft demonstrations

Police: Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach behind anti-draft demonstrations

Police say leader of extreme Jerusalem Faction will be treated like any other citizen in response to illegal roadblocks in several cities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/10/2017 22:40
Haredim arrested for draft dodging at routine traffic stop

Haredim arrested for draft dodging at routine traffic stop

Police stopped two haredi men at a routine traffic stop and took them into custody after realizing they were listed as draft dodgers.Tzvi Lev, 16/10/2017 13:21
Radical haredi newspaper heads to be indicted for blackmail

Radical haredi newspaper heads to be indicted for blackmail

Police allege that Hapeles newspaper heads deliberately harassed businesses in an attempt to force them to advertise with them.Tzvi Lev, 03/10/2017 15:49
Government yanks advertising from controversial haredi newspaper

Government yanks advertising from controversial haredi newspaper

The Government Advertising Agency pulls ads from the Hapeles newspaper due to incitement against haredi IDF soldiers.Tzvi Lev, 02/10/2017 17:17
Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky expels haredi extremists from French Hill

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky expels haredi extremists from French Hill

Prominent haredi leader orders expulsion of 'Jerusalem Faction' members from French Hill neighborhood.Tzvi Lev, 17/08/2017 10:14
'The rabbis are trying to silence us'

'The rabbis are trying to silence us'

Leader of the Yerushalmi Faction laments that mainstream haredi leaders do not join him in protesting haredi enlistment in the IDF.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2017 11:29
Haredi extremists block main artery, MK Forer: 'hooligans'

Haredi extremists block main artery, MK Forer: 'hooligans'

Hundreds of Jerusalem Faction members demonstrate Thursday near Hadarim jail to protest arrest of army deserter. MK Forer: 'hooligans'.Ido Ben Porat, 13/04/2017 19:47
Extremists call for death of officer over haredi enlistment

Extremists call for death of officer over haredi enlistment

Haredi extremists place leaflets praying for the death of officer involved in haredi enlistment outside his parents' house.Gary Willig, 26/03/2017 20:40
'Stay off the Jerusalem-Tel Aviv highway tonight''

'Stay off the Jerusalem-Tel Aviv highway tonight''

Extremist haredi faction warns travelers to stay off Route 1, blocks roads in Jerusalem in protest against detention of draft dodgers.Gary Willig, 23/03/2017 20:35
Indictments issued against Jerusalem Faction demonstrators

Indictments issued against Jerusalem Faction demonstrators

Jerusalem Prosecutor issues indictments and remand requests against four Jerusalem Faction demonstrators.Ben Shaul, 22/03/2017 20:08
Haredi anti-draft activists claim victory after protests

Haredi anti-draft activists claim victory after protests

Police won't transfer draft dodgers to military police, despite regulations to the contrary.Yoel Domb, 21/03/2017 09:05
Haredi anti-draft activists: The Torah tells us to protest

Haredi anti-draft activists: The Torah tells us to protest

Extremist haredi faction calls fight against detention of draft dodgers 'war against Amalek.'Gary Willig, 19/03/2017 22:03
Haredim demonstrate after arrest of draft dodger

Haredim demonstrate after arrest of draft dodger

Hundreds of extremist haredim protest around the country after haredi draft dodger arrested on Purim.Michal Levy, 15/03/2017 19:51