Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach

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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
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
Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach dies at 86

Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach dies at 86

Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach, influential haredi rabbi and leader of the 'Jerusalem Faction,' passes away over Shabbat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/02/2018 20:17
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
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
Watch: Policeman pulls a gun on haredi extremists

Watch: Policeman pulls a gun on haredi extremists

Policeman documented pulling a gun on haredi extremists at the anti-draft rally in Jerusalem on Monday.Tzvi Lev, 17/10/2017 10:00
Watch: Female soldier harassed by extremists at anti-draft rally

Watch: Female soldier harassed by extremists at anti-draft rally

Female IDF soldier attacked by extremists at Monday's anti-draft rally in Jerusalem.Tzvi Lev, 17/10/2017 09:12
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
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
Dozens arrested in demonstrations against AWOL fugitive arrest

Dozens arrested in demonstrations against AWOL fugitive arrest

50 haredim arrested in several illegal demonstration venues across country. Police officer attacked.Michal Levy, 07/02/2017 22:26
Leading Haredi Rabbi: No Party Worth Voting For

Leading Haredi Rabbi: No Party Worth Voting For

Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach nixes rumors he'll tacitly back Yachad party, says he won't be voting at all - followers likely to do the same.Gil Ronen, 16/03/2015 15:03
Haredim Block Highways in Protest of Enlistment

Haredim Block Highways in Protest of Enlistment

Outside Modi'in, in Jerusalem and Ashdod, masses of haredim block roads and protest arrest of four students who refused enlistment.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 02/02/2015 10:39
Rabbi Auerbach: Not the Time to Protest IDF Draft

Rabbi Auerbach: Not the Time to Protest IDF Draft

Follower of hareidi rabbi says given the current security escalation he opposes protests such as yesterday's in Jerusalem.Ari Soffer and Haim Lev, 20/08/2014 08:26
Hareidi Rabbi: We’ll Fight Like in Ukraine

Hareidi Rabbi: We’ll Fight Like in Ukraine

Rabbi compares enlistment protests to Ukraine riots. Pro-enlistment activist: Let hareidi Jews vent their upset.Maayana Miskin, 27/02/2014 10:06
'We Will Fight Until the Death'

'We Will Fight Until the Death'

Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach declares intense opposition to hareidi draft law at anti-draft rally, encourages followers 'not to surrender.'Tova Dvorin, 23/02/2014 08:04
Hareidi Politician: Protests weren't our Idea

Hareidi Politician: Protests weren't our Idea

Rabbi Auerbach acted on his own when he gave instructions to demonstrate, says a UTJ source.Gil Ronen, 06/02/2014 17:40
Hareidi Protests: 'This Is A Spiritual Holocaust'

Hareidi Protests: 'This Is A Spiritual Holocaust'

Thousands of hareidim take to the streets in Jerusalem and Bnei Brak over freezing yeshiva funding, decry 'spiritual holocaust'.Ari Yashar, 06/02/2014 17:19
Hareidim Protest For Release of Draft-Dodger

Hareidim Protest For Release of Draft-Dodger

Hundreds demonstrate outside of Prison 6, where yeshiva student is being held for dodging draft; Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach in attendance.Tova Dvorin , 04/12/2013 16:29
Piron: Stop Yeshiva Student Harrassment

Piron: Stop Yeshiva Student Harrassment

Education Minister Rabbi Shai Piron threatens to stop funding Yeshivot over ongoing reports of politically-charged student harassmentTova Dvorin, 29/10/2013 18:00
Rabbi's Attacker Moved to Psychiatric Hospital

Rabbi's Attacker Moved to Psychiatric Hospital

Judge extends custody of suspect; family says man is mentally unwell.Adam Ross, 24/10/2013 17:35
Rabbi Shteinman Attacked at Home

Rabbi Shteinman Attacked at Home

A hareidi man in his 20s broke into the home of the spiritual leader, aged 99, and assaulted him.Gil Ronen, 23/10/2013 12:56
Elections: Rav Auerbach Gets Threatening Note

Elections: Rav Auerbach Gets Threatening Note

Note left on Rabbi's car demanding he close list running against mainstream hareidi party in municipal elections.Adam Ross, 21/10/2013 14:36
Rabbi Auerbach Undergoes Cardiac Catheterization

Rabbi Auerbach Undergoes Cardiac Catheterization

Head of Maalot Hatorah Yeshiva is in hospital after a successful catheterization.Gil Ronen, 06/01/2013 19:14
Letter: Yeshiva Students to Avoid IDF at All Costs

Letter: Yeshiva Students to Avoid IDF at All Costs

Top hareidi religious Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach has issued a ruling that yeshiva students 'must lay down their lives' rather than enter the IDF.David Lev, 23/02/2012 17:10