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NIS 5000 fines: Jerusalem crowd dispersed

NIS 5000 fines: Jerusalem crowd dispersed

Police arrive in Mea Shearim to enforce Health Ministry guidelines, disperse gatherings of over 10 people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/03/2020 18:02
Man suspected of attacking soldier arrested

Man suspected of attacking soldier arrested

Police arrest man suspected of attacking a soldier in uniform in Mea Shearim neighborhood of Jerusalem yesterday.Mordechai Sones, 25/04/2019 14:08
Attempt to attack soldier in Mea Shearim foiled

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/04/2019 16:29
'End attacks on IDF soldiers'

'End attacks on IDF soldiers'

Politicians call for increased sentences after 3 soldiers attacked by haredi extremists in Meah Shearim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/09/2018 20:00
'New Testament' - in Yiddish?

'New Testament' - in Yiddish?

Christian book translated into Yiddish found distributed along street in Jerusalem's 'Mea Shearim' haredi neighborhood.Haim Lev, 03/06/2018 14:46
Haredi youth arrested for opposing IDF draft

Haredi youth arrested for opposing IDF draft

Dozens of haredim arrive to protest arrest of anti-draft activist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/08/2017 09:50
Deputy mayor attacked in Mea Shearim

Deputy mayor attacked in Mea Shearim

Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem attacked for the second time by haredi extremists while visiting his rabbi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/07/2017 22:40
Extremists throw eggs at police officers

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.Reut Hadar, 27/06/2017 01:08
Soldiers attacked after getting off bus

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.Reut Hadar, 26/06/2017 04:04
'Every soldier should walk proudly through Mea Shearim'

'Every soldier should walk proudly through Mea Shearim'

Protest march in Mea Shearim planned against attacks on haredi IDF soldiers.Shimon Cohen, 19/06/2017 00:12
Meretz MK blasts police brutality against haredi demonstrators

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/06/2017 16:17
Extremism: False mourning notice for haredi man who enlisted

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2017 11:13
Undercover cop busts major haredi drugs, guns ring

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.Ari Soffer, 16/12/2015 15:04
Haredi Paper Condemns Assault in Mea Shearim

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.Haim Lev, Cynthia Blank, 26/04/2015 12:24
Haredim Assault IDF Officer in Jerusalem

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.Ben Ariel, Canada, 24/04/2015 20:27
Gantz: Mea Shearim Attack 'Very Serious'

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.Elad Benari, 11/07/2013 05:15
PM: 'Response to Assault is Conscript Increase'

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."Rina Tzvi , 10/07/2013 22:00
Passover Preparation in Photos

Passover Preparation in Photos

With Passover less than three weeks away, matzah factories are in full gear., 07/03/2013 22:23
Video, Photos: Satmar Rebbe Arrives in Israel

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2013 06:43
US Helps Mea Shearim to Stay Modest

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. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 08/02/2012 10:30
Knesset Committee Passes Nazi Symbol Bill

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." Chana Ya'ar, 09/01/2012 23:58
Rabbi Lau: Shouts of 'Nazi!' Cause Me Nightmares

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.Chana Ya'ar, 08/01/2012 00:07
Peled: Use of Yellow Star is Crazy

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.Chana Ya'ar, 01/01/2012 14:42