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Netanyahu's grandson completes Talmud at bar mitzvah

Shmuel Roth, grandson of former PM Netanyahu, holds a siyum shas at his Bar Mitzvah in Mea Shearim.

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Clashes in J'lem, Ashdod during lockdown enforcement, policewoman injured

Clashes erupt as police attempt to enforce lockdown restrictions in Meah Shearim, J'lem and Grodno Yeshiva in Ashdod.

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Border Police officer indicted for unprovoked assault of chassidic man in Mea Shearim

Indictment notes lack of provocation, adds that not a single officer came to man's aid as he lay sprawled on the ground.

Border Police officer indicted for assault in Mea Shearim

Hate messages in Jerusalem against Health Minister Yaakov Litzman

50 graffiti messages against Minister Litzman spray-painted in Mea Shearim.

Hate messages in Jerusalem against Health Minister

NIS 5000 fines: Jerusalem crowd dispersed

Police arrive in Mea Shearim to enforce Health Ministry guidelines, disperse gatherings of over 10 people.

NIS 5000 fines: Jerusalem crowd dispersed

Man suspected of attacking soldier arrested

Police arrest man suspected of attacking a soldier in uniform in Mea Shearim neighborhood of Jerusalem yesterday.

Man suspected of attacking soldier arrested

Attempt to attack soldier in Mea Shearim foiled

Police rescue soldier walking through J'lem haredi neighborhood after dozens of extremists gather around him, threatening violence.

Attempt to attack soldier in Mea Shearim foiled

'End attacks on IDF soldiers'

Politicians call for increased sentences after 3 soldiers attacked by haredi extremists in Meah Shearim.

'End attacks on IDF soldiers'

'New Testament' - in Yiddish?

Christian book translated into Yiddish found distributed along street in Jerusalem's 'Mea Shearim' haredi neighborhood.

'New Testament' - in Yiddish?

Haredi youth arrested for opposing IDF draft

Dozens of haredim arrive to protest arrest of anti-draft activist.

Haredi youth arrested for opposing IDF draft

Deputy mayor attacked in Mea Shearim

Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem attacked for the second time by haredi extremists while visiting his rabbi.

Deputy mayor attacked in Mea Shearim

Extremists throw eggs at police officers

Five haredim caught harassing police officers disguised as soldiers in Mea Shearim. Officers who came to arrest them attacked.

Extremists throw eggs at police officers

Soldiers attacked after getting off bus

Bus forced to stop on the road in Mea Shearim due to technical malfunction. Three soldiers on the bus attacked after stepping off it.

Soldiers attacked after getting off bus

'Every soldier should walk proudly through Mea Shearim'

Protest march in Mea Shearim planned against attacks on haredi IDF soldiers.

'Every soldier should walk proudly through Mea Shearim'

Meretz MK blasts police brutality against haredi demonstrators

MK Zandberg calls for Knesset to rein in police violence following reports of police assaults on haredi demonstrators in Meah Shearim.

Meretz MK blasts police brutality against haredi demonstrators

Extremism: False mourning notice for haredi man who enlisted

Haredi extremists declare that 'evil people' killed a yeshiva student who enlisted in the IDF - and is alive and well.

Extremism: False mourning notice for haredi man who enlisted

Undercover cop busts major haredi drugs, guns ring

Religious agent exposes 60 criminals in Mea Shearim, Ramat Beit Shemesh - and a vast array of guns, drugs and stolen cars.

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Haredi Paper Condemns Assault in Mea Shearim

Calling the attack 'crude' and 'unacceptable,' haredi paper Hamodia stresses assault on IDF soldier does not represent the community.

Haredi Paper Condemns Assault on IDF Officer in Mea Shearim

Haredim Assault IDF Officer in Jerusalem

PM Netanyahu and other Knesset Members outraged after a religious IDF officer is attacked by haredim in the Mea Shearim neighborhood.

Haredim Assault IDF Officer in Jerusalem, Politicians Condemn

Gantz: Mea Shearim Attack 'Very Serious'

IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz condemned the attack on a hareidi-religious soldier in Jerusalem’s Mea Shearim neighborhood.

Gantz: Mea Shearim Attack 'Very Serious'

PM: 'Response to Assault is Conscript Increase'

PM Netanyahu: "We will crack down on anyone who tries to terrorize civilians who are trying to fulfill duty to the state."

PM: 'Best Response to Assault is Conscript Increase'

Passover Preparation in Photos

With Passover less than three weeks away, matzah factories are in full gear.

Passover Preparation in Photos

Video, Photos: Satmar Rebbe Arrives in Israel

The Satmar Rebbe arrived in Israel on Sunday night and took part in an anti-voting rally in Jerusalem.

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US Helps Mea Shearim to Stay Modest

Posters for visitors to Jerusalem’s hareidi religious neighborhoods ask them to dress modestly. The US State Dept. spreads the message.

US Helps Mea Shearim to Stay Modest

Knesset Committee Passes Nazi Symbol Bill

A Knesset committee has passed a bill to fine perpetrators NIS 100,000 if they use as a slur any Holocaust symbol or calls anyone a "Nazi."

Knesset Committee Passes Nazi Symbol Bill

Rabbi Lau: Shouts of 'Nazi!' Cause Me Nightmares

Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau tells Ma'ariv he was shocked to see a photo of a Jewish boy wearing a yellow star in last week's hareidi protest.

Rabbi Lau: Shouts of 'Nazi!' Cause Me Nightmares

Peled: Use of Yellow Star is Crazy

Pinning a yellow star on to the chest of a child to make a point at a protest is tantamount to a loss of sanity, says Minister Yossi Peled.

Yossi Peled: Protesters Crazy to Use Yellow Star