Yisrael Eichler: 'Knesset isn't standing up to judicial reign of terror'

Yisrael Eichler: 'Knesset isn't standing up to judicial reign of terror'

MK Yisrael Eichler tells colleagues: 'Now is not the time for new elections, there'll be enough time to fight and squabble later on.'Ben Shaul, 8/11/2020, 1:11 PM
Yisrael Eichler: 'Why are the fifth and sixth children worth less?'

Yisrael Eichler: 'Why are the fifth and sixth children worth less?'

MK Yisrael Eichler speaks out against 'hypocrisy' which condemns cell phone tracking but remains silent in face of haredi-only lockdowns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2020, 3:24 PM
Haredi MK: Police blocked me from meeting doctor

Haredi MK: Police blocked me from meeting doctor

MK Yisrael Eichler says police prevented him from leaving neighborhood under lockdown despite his status as an MK, intention to see doctor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2020, 1:13 PM
UTJ MK: Leave the coalition

UTJ MK: Leave the coalition

MK Yisrael Eichler calls on haredi parties to step down from government until lockdowns on haredi neighborhoods are removed.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/10/2020, 10:00 PM
Jerusalem: Mask ticket issued to terrified 13-year-old girl

Jerusalem: Mask ticket issued to terrified 13-year-old girl

New video disgusts social media: Police issue mask-non-compliance citation to haredi girl they detained walking baby stroller.Mordechai Sones, 7/6/2020, 6:49 PM
MK calls NIS 500 mask non-compliance fine 'madness'

MK calls NIS 500 mask non-compliance fine 'madness'

MK Eichler attacks public restrictions, 'People lost faith in health system.'Hezki Baruch, 7/6/2020, 6:17 PM
Haredi MK: 'Instead of lockdowns, reopen coronavirus hotels'

Haredi MK: 'Instead of lockdowns, reopen coronavirus hotels'

Haredi MK Yisrael Eichler, Blue and White MK Meirav Cohen, urge government to reopen coronavirus hotels to stop spread of virus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2020, 4:27 PM
Yisrael Eichler: 'Haredi education system gets the crumbs'

Yisrael Eichler: 'Haredi education system gets the crumbs'

'A haredi child in a Talmud Torah receives around 20% of the budget a secular child receives,' MK Yisrael Eichler says.Michal Levi, 6/2/2020, 12:56 PM
MK Eichler to Gafni: Those who do not value Meron should not preach morality

MK Eichler to Gafni: Those who do not value Meron should not preach morality

UTJ MK criticizes fellow party member for calling for MKs not to visit Meron on Lag B'Omer this year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2020, 4:27 PM
'When you repent, I'll talk to you'

'When you repent, I'll talk to you'

UTJ MK Yisrael Eichler fires back at Yisrael Beytenu's Oded Forer who interrupted his speech at the Knesset plenum.Hezki Baruch, 12/19/2019, 6:33 AM
Haredi MK: Liberman is the Israeli Corbyn

Haredi MK: Liberman is the Israeli Corbyn

MK Yisrael Eichler criticizes Yisrael Beytenu chairman over his anti-haredi attitude.Michal Levy, 12/16/2019, 2:14 AM
Haredi MK: We need to fight for our existence

Haredi MK: We need to fight for our existence

MK Eichler urges haredi public to 'fight the battle for existence,' condemns 'de-legitimization of haredi public.'Ben Shaul, 7/24/2019, 2:21 PM
Haredi MK: Draft Law? We want to deal with public transportation

Haredi MK: Draft Law? We want to deal with public transportation

UTJ MK Eichler says party aims to help Israel's citizens, doesn't want to spend term fighting 'decrees against religion.'Michal Levi, 5/1/2019, 12:54 PM
Haredi MK: Lapid-Gantz list will cause 'civil war'

Haredi MK: Lapid-Gantz list will cause 'civil war'

MK Eichler says joint Lapid-Gantz list is like a 'barrage or rockets' for haredi community, will lead to bloodless civil war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2019, 12:15 PM
After union with Degel, controversy erupts in Agudah

After union with Degel, controversy erupts in Agudah

Agreement with Degel Hatorah forces Belz Hasidism, in fourth place in Agudat Yisrael, to pay price putting them outside next Knesset.Mordechai Sones, 1/24/2019, 8:08 PM
Haredi union? Litzman and Eichler in favor, Deri unsure

Haredi union? Litzman and Eichler in favor, Deri unsure

While Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman and MK Yisrael Eichler support unification of haredi parties, Deri's supporters are reluctant.Michal Levy, 1/10/2019, 3:10 AM
Rubashkin meets MK Eichler

Rubashkin meets MK Eichler

Sholom Rubashkin, released from prison in December, visits haredi MK who thanked US VP Pence for his release.Ben Shaul, 8/19/2018, 11:20 AM
The promise that passed the Nationality Law

The promise that passed the Nationality Law

Coalition Chairman promises MK Eichler: If Nationality Law harms religious status quo, it'll be changed.Ben Shaul, 7/19/2018, 3:52 PM
'The haredi community is in terrible danger'

'The haredi community is in terrible danger'

Haredi lawmaker says Nationality Law a threat to haredi community in Israel, urges peers not to back it.Hezki Baruch, 7/16/2018, 1:13 PM
Talk to your bank - without receiving a text message

Talk to your bank - without receiving a text message

New policy allows users to receive passwords via voice recording instead of text message.Haim Lev, 7/11/2018, 10:30 AM
'The gaps between the sides are very large'

'The gaps between the sides are very large'

MK Yisrael Eichler says it will be almost impossible to reach an agreement on the Draft Law.Ben Ariel, 7/9/2018, 12:06 AM
Haredi MK pushes establishment of national genealogy database

Haredi MK pushes establishment of national genealogy database

MK Eichler says his party will push for establishment of national genealogy database.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2018, 8:51 AM
'They don't want haredim to make a living'

'They don't want haredim to make a living'

MK Eichler: 'Instead of uniting as bloc against government and insisting on haredi rights, haredim prefer quarreling amongst themselves.'Mordechai Sones, 4/9/2018, 8:58 PM
Haredim welcome draft law approval

Haredim welcome draft law approval

Haredi parties pleased after draft law approved in first reading, promise to continue the legislative process during summer session.Elad Benari, 3/14/2018, 12:05 AM
Haredi MK: These aren't watchdogs, they're hunting dogs

Haredi MK: These aren't watchdogs, they're hunting dogs

Journalists secretly recording conversations will lead to mistrust and a Soviet-like fear of speaking to anyone, MK Yisrael Eichler warns.Ben Shaul, 1/30/2018, 3:40 PM
'American Jews are undergoing silent Holocaust'

'American Jews are undergoing silent Holocaust'

MK Yisrael Eichler says that Shabbat desecration is 'causing American Jews to disappear'.Tzvi Lev, 12/28/2017, 5:48 PM
Haredim lukewarm on Trump announcement

Haredim lukewarm on Trump announcement

UTJ MKs express hope that Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem won't cost Israel diplomatically.Ben Shaul, 12/7/2017, 6:07 AM
'Likud ministers are trying to topple the government'

'Likud ministers are trying to topple the government'

Haredi MK Yisrael Eichler claims Shabbat construction work controversy manufactured by Likud ministers trying to topple Netanyahu.Tzvi Lev, 11/27/2017, 12:11 PM
'The world belongs to the young? Not when it comes to the Jews'

'The world belongs to the young? Not when it comes to the Jews'

MK Eichler speaks of the greatness of Torah leader Rabbi Shteinman, the value of respecting elders.Haim Lev, 11/23/2017, 4:51 PM
'Supreme Court is a gang being bribed by the Reform movement'

'Supreme Court is a gang being bribed by the Reform movement'

Haredi MK slams Supreme Court for waging 'religious war', helping Reform.Ben Shaul, 9/6/2017, 12:27 PM
Haredi MK: No more Shabbat overtime pay

Haredi MK: No more Shabbat overtime pay

MK Yisrael Eichler wants to pass a law banning the state from paying more money to those that work on Shabbat.Tzvi Lev, 8/21/2017, 10:02 AM
'Supreme Court biased towards the Reform Movement'

'Supreme Court biased towards the Reform Movement'

MK Eichler calls High Court decision letting woman be rabbinical courts manager 'a missile in the anti-religious artillery."Tzvi Lev, 8/16/2017, 10:07 PM
Will the government nix fines for using another's Rav Kav?

Will the government nix fines for using another's Rav Kav?

Tourists in Jerusalem, rejoice: Transportation Ministry works to cancel fine for passengers who pay using someone else's Rav Kav card.Chana Roberts, 8/9/2017, 2:02 PM
Jerusalem to get additional 'Rav Kav' machines

Jerusalem to get additional 'Rav Kav' machines

Haredi MK pushes Jerusalem transportation committee to expedite placement of additional Rav Kav machines.Haim Lev, 7/17/2017, 11:13 AM
"The aim of the demonstrators - to bring down Netanyahu"

"The aim of the demonstrators - to bring down Netanyahu"

MK slams demonstrators outside attorney general's house for attempting to force A-G to indict Netanyahu regardless of the facts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/14/2017, 8:53 PM
'The Reform should learn from Trump'

'The Reform should learn from Trump'

MK Eichler pleased with Trump family's respectful attitude to Kotel: 'I'm happy Reform in US forced to see how Trump family respects site.''Mordechai Sones, 5/22/2017, 11:02 PM
Fined for singing 'Ma Nishtana' on Passover?

Fined for singing 'Ma Nishtana' on Passover?

Haredi family fined for noise during Seder night in Bnei Brak, prompting appeal by MK Eichler.Michal Levy, 4/14/2017, 11:06 AM
Finance Minister works to aid Meron visitors

Finance Minister works to aid Meron visitors

Finance Minister says Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai's gravesite 'close to his heart,' promises to do everything he can to aid site's visitors.Michal Levi, 3/25/2017, 11:43 PM
'Media coverage inviting terror attack at Western Wall'

'Media coverage inviting terror attack at Western Wall'

Haredi MK responds to report of lax security at holy site on Shabbat, warns Arab media pushing story could inspire attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2017, 10:46 AM
Eichler: Regulation Law should be extended to kibbutzim

Eichler: Regulation Law should be extended to kibbutzim

MK Yisrael Eichler(UTJ) maintained that Regulation Law could also prevent Arabs demanding land from kibbutzim situated on Arab lands.Hezki Baruch, 1/30/2017, 7:29 PM
Foreign residents to benefit from public transport subsidies

Foreign residents to benefit from public transport subsidies

Tourists with a temporary resident visa will also benefit from the public transport subsidies granted Israelis.Haim Lev, 12/8/2016, 12:44 PM
'The Supreme Court has can't tell us how to live'

'The Supreme Court has can't tell us how to live'

MK Yisrael Eichler attacks Supreme Court judges for demanding female representation in haredi parties.Haim Lev, 11/1/2016, 10:46 PM
Israel near bottom of OECD for welfare expenditure

Israel near bottom of OECD for welfare expenditure

According to 2015 National Insurance report, Israel is fourth lowest among OECD countries in welfare expenditure.Yoel Domb, 10/10/2016, 10:05 PM
'Secular journalists better than religious ones'

'Secular journalists better than religious ones'

Haredi MK claims it is often easier to deal with secular journalists than national-religious ones.Michal Levy, 8/1/2016, 11:00 AM
Haredi MK: We are a persecuted minority

Haredi MK: We are a persecuted minority

In the wake of repeal of core curriculum requirement for haredi schools, MK Eichler has some choice words for the requirement's supporters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2016, 3:48 PM
Comm censures MKs for calling Glick 'murderer'

Comm censures MKs for calling Glick 'murderer'

Knesset Ethics Committee criticizes MKs Yisrael Eichler, Yitzhak Cohen for 'illegitimate' comments on MK Yehuda Glick.Matt Wanderman, 7/19/2016, 7:20 PM
Reform Movement appeals to Ethics Committee

Reform Movement appeals to Ethics Committee

Reform Movement asks Ethics Committee to investigate haredi MKs for walking out of meetings.Haim Lev, 6/21/2016, 2:43 PM
Eichler blasts police violence against civilians

Eichler blasts police violence against civilians

United Torah Judaism MK blasts the fact that police officers have not been arrested for violence during protests.Chaim Lev, 5/31/2016, 2:16 AM
MK Eichler: Netanyahu was bought by Reform Jews

MK Eichler: Netanyahu was bought by Reform Jews

Haredi MK accuses 'most senior politician,' other ministers of having been bribed by Reform Jews in US; 'this is buying the government.'Michal Levy, 2/28/2016, 9:59 PM
MK asks why terror victim privacy law is ignored

MK asks why terror victim privacy law is ignored

Eichler explains new bill banning publication of victim's name before approval, asks Shaked why privacy censor law isn't enforced.Ben Shaul, 2/15/2016, 4:23 PM
WoW celebrates wider egalitarian prayer section

WoW celebrates wider egalitarian prayer section

At a press conference at the Western Wall, the women say: ‘All Jews in Israel can pray together at the Kotel.’Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2016, 8:07 PM
Eichler Calls for Closure of Businesses on Shabbat

Eichler Calls for Closure of Businesses on Shabbat

MK Yisrael Eichler demands the government enforce laws requiring businesses to close on Shabbat.Haim Lev, 10/8/2015, 9:40 AM
UTJ 'Not Ideologically Opposed' to Loyalty Pledge

UTJ 'Not Ideologically Opposed' to Loyalty Pledge

MK Eichler says Torah council to rule on Supreme Court demand for full ministership, but party never had 'ideology' against it.Chaim Lev, 8/24/2015, 11:26 AM
UTJ In-Fighting Turns Spiteful

UTJ In-Fighting Turns Spiteful

Agudat Yisrael tries to block Norwegian bill as 'revenge' for Degel HaTorah MK's attempt to be elected to Judicial Selection Committee.Haim Lev, 7/19/2015, 2:09 PM
Bill: Limit Public Transport Strikes

Bill: Limit Public Transport Strikes

UTJ MK Yisrael Eichler submits motion to prevent 'abuse' of strikes in essential professions after latest Egged strike strands thousands.Haim Lev, 6/7/2015, 2:20 PM
MK Eichler Says He's 'Not Bound' By Coalition Deal

MK Eichler Says He's 'Not Bound' By Coalition Deal

UTJ MK threatens to rebel if not granted chairmanship of Knesset committee; sources tell Arutz Sheva he never signed coalition deal.Haim Lev and Ari Soffer, 5/11/2015, 10:20 AM
High Court: Zahavi Should Watch His 'Potty Mouth'

High Court: Zahavi Should Watch His 'Potty Mouth'

Radio host Natan Zahavi should really watch his language, the High Court said, considering comments he made about MK Yisrael Eichler.Moshe Cohen, 2/6/2015, 12:16 AM