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MK Reveals Jewish Home’s ‘Hidden’ Pro-Hareidi Work

MK Reveals Jewish Home’s ‘Hidden’ Pro-Hareidi Work

Jewish Home MK recounts victories in battle to make enlistment law more hareidi-friendly.Maayana Miskin, 06/03/2014 11:52
Foreign Ministry: Chabad ‘Service’ is Illegal

Foreign Ministry: Chabad ‘Service’ is Illegal

Ministry rejects Shaked Committee’s plan to count Chabad emissaries toward ‘hareidi service’ goal.Maayana Miskin, 04/03/2014 19:59
Rabbi 'Shocked and Outraged' over Hareidi Rally

Rabbi 'Shocked and Outraged' over Hareidi Rally

Another respected Religious Zionist joins the chorus of calls against the hareidi rally Sunday.Tova Dvorin, 01/03/2014 21:21
Hareidi MK: We May Boycott Judea and Samaria

Hareidi MK: We May Boycott Judea and Samaria

'There is tremendous pressure that says – let's boycott some of their factories,' says MK Porush.Gil Ronen, 27/02/2014 19:45
MKs’ Wives to Sarah Netanyahu: Be Our Esther

MKs’ Wives to Sarah Netanyahu: Be Our Esther

Wives of hareidi MKs urge Sarah Netanyahu to sway her husband’s heart regarding hareidi enlistment.Maayana Miskin, 27/02/2014 12:03
'Threats on My Life Don't Scare Me'

'Threats on My Life Don't Scare Me'

Yair Lapid issues statement on death threats, stresses that disagreements with the hareidi community are 'between brothers,' 'out of love.'Tova Dvorin, 26/02/2014 21:45
Investigation Launched Over Anti-Draft Incitement

Investigation Launched Over Anti-Draft Incitement

Police Chief warns that hareidi death-threats taken 'very seriously'; Science Minister asks Shin Bet, Public Security Ministry to step in.Tova Dvorin, 26/02/2014 17:00
IDF ‘Deathly Afraid’ of Hareidi Enlistment

IDF ‘Deathly Afraid’ of Hareidi Enlistment

Yesh Atid MK accuses IDF of avoiding hareidi enlistment; MKs seek to define ‘hareidi’ for new law.Maayana Miskin, 25/02/2014 19:03
Deal Between Likud and Yesh Atid

Deal Between Likud and Yesh Atid

Netanyahu supported criminal sanctions on hareidi evaders of army service in exchange for the appointment of MK Hanegbi to key committee.Tova Dvorin, 25/02/2014 13:51
Shaked Committee Debates: Who is a Hareidi Jew?

Shaked Committee Debates: Who is a Hareidi Jew?

Can the State determine a person's religiosity? MKs grapple with the issue.Tova Dvorin, 24/02/2014 16:59
'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
'No Hareidi Draft Dodger is Going to Jail'

'No Hareidi Draft Dodger is Going to Jail'

Former IDF Chief Rabbi Avihai Rontzki insists that enacting criminal sanctions for hareidi draft-dodgers is a mere formality.Tova Dvorin, 21/02/2014 00:44
MK Shelah: Ben Gurion Made a Big Mistake

MK Shelah: Ben Gurion Made a Big Mistake

Imposing criminal sanctions on hareidi draft dodgers will help 'correct a historical mistake,' says Yesh Atid MK Ofer Shelah.David Lev, 20/02/2014 15:29
MK Chetboun: Yesh Atid MKs 'Fan Flames of Hate'

MK Chetboun: Yesh Atid MKs 'Fan Flames of Hate'

Jewish Home MK Yoni Chetboun praised the Shaked Committee for its work - and warned against using it to 'fan the flames of hate'David Lev, 20/02/2014 13:14
Hareidi Media Reacts as Sanctions Voted In

Hareidi Media Reacts as Sanctions Voted In

Headlines proclaim a ‘black day for the Jewish state,’ ‘persecution of the Torah world’ as MKs vote to punish students for non-enlistment.Maayana Miskin, 20/02/2014 09:50
IDF Widow MK Called ‘Enemy of Israel’

IDF Widow MK Called ‘Enemy of Israel’

MK slammed as ‘enemy’ by hareidi extremists reacts, ‘Someone needs to end this anti-Semitism’.Maayana Miskin, 20/02/2014 08:15
Approved: Criminal Sanctions for Hareidi Dodgers

Approved: Criminal Sanctions for Hareidi Dodgers

Shaked Committee approves criminal sanctions on hareidim who evade army service. MK Yogev demands a re-vote.Elad Benari, 19/02/2014 23:34
'Netanyahu Deceived Us'

'Netanyahu Deceived Us'

Hareidi MK spits fire at the Prime Minister over criminal sanctions enactment in interview to Arutz Sheva.Tova Dvorin , 19/02/2014 15:30
Hesder Track won't be Harmed

Hesder Track won't be Harmed

Shaked Committee voting on hareidi enlistment. Hesder yeshiva track will include 17 months' army service.Gil Ronen, 19/02/2014 09:11
Shaked Committee Frozen Over Hesder Yeshiva Fiasco

Shaked Committee Frozen Over Hesder Yeshiva Fiasco

Prime Minister freezes Shaked Committee vote on sanctions for draft-dodging after controversy erupts over length of Hesder service.Tova Dvorin, 18/02/2014 14:42
Criminal Sanctions for Draft-Dodgers After Interim

Criminal Sanctions for Draft-Dodgers After Interim

The Shaked Committee reaches a compromise on hareidi draft-dodgers.Tova Dvorin, 18/02/2014 09:46
Shas Quits Shaked Committee Over Sanctions

Shas Quits Shaked Committee Over Sanctions

Shas resigns from the committee working on the new draft law, cites disagreements regarding sanctions on hareidi draft evaders.Elad Benari, 18/02/2014 03:46
PM: Jews Won’t Go to Jail for Learning Torah

PM: Jews Won’t Go to Jail for Learning Torah

Prime Minister comes out against criminal sanctions on hareidi enlistment. ‘I won’t be a part of sending Jews to jail for Torah study.’Maayana Miskin and Ari Soffer, 13/02/2014 12:11
Victory for Zionist Yeshivas: Torah Study to 23

Victory for Zionist Yeshivas: Torah Study to 23

First official state recognition of the value of Torah study as Zionist yeshiva students allowed to continue studies.Maayana Miskin, 12/02/2014 02:15
MKs Torpedo Equality in IDF – Women's Groups Mum

MKs Torpedo Equality in IDF – Women's Groups Mum

The plan was to shorten men's service and lengthen women's, but it seems feminists don't like the second part.Gil Ronen, 11/02/2014 08:37
Committee: IDF Service for Men Down to 32 Months

Committee: IDF Service for Men Down to 32 Months

Shaked Committee shortens army service for men, MK Yogev warns of 'unprofessional, irresponsible decision.'Ari Yashar, 10/02/2014 12:03
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
Lapid Retroactively Cuts Yeshiva Funding

Lapid Retroactively Cuts Yeshiva Funding

Lapid utilizes technicality to take back February funding and ensure Supreme Court ruling against hareidi yeshivas is carried out.Ari Yashar, 05/02/2014 15:15
Lapid Lauds Supreme Court Ruling Against Yeshivas

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.Ari Yashar, 05/02/2014 10:17
Bennett: Court’s Intervention Makes This Harder

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.Maayana Miskin, 05/02/2014 01:13
Criticism in Shas on Education Ministry Agreement

Criticism in Shas on Education Ministry Agreement

All Shas MKs summoned to discuss agreement that lets Education Ministry partially control Shas schools.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/01/2014 12:44
Bennett Says Still Committed to Hareidi Enlistment

Bennett Says Still Committed to Hareidi Enlistment

As 2nd session of the Knesset set to get underway, controversial enlistment law expected to reach a vote. Lieberman trial verdict also due.Ari Soffer & Adam Ross, 14/10/2013 12:50
Hareidi MK Threatens to Bolt IDF Service Committee

Hareidi MK Threatens to Bolt IDF Service Committee

MK Moshe Gafni says Hareidi MKs frustrated at the committee's persistence to allow only 1,800 yeshiva students to avoid military service.Adam Ross, 30/09/2013 15:31