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MK Yisrael Eichler: 'Why aren't bomb shelters being built on the Home Front?'

MK Yisrael Eichler: 'Why aren't bomb shelters being built on the Home Front?'

'Since they built shelters for communities near Gaza, the missiles' range has expanded,' UTJ's MK Eichler says.Ben Shaul, 27/05/2021 11:22
MK Eichler presents new bill to prevent dissolution of Knesset

MK Eichler presents new bill to prevent dissolution of Knesset

MK Yisrael Eichler proposes bill to allow Knesset to remain functioning, including passing legislation, even if new government isn't formed.Ben Shaul, 10/05/2021 17:37
Haredi MK claims Religious Zionist colleague 'destroying Torah world'

Haredi MK claims Religious Zionist colleague 'destroying Torah world'

MK Yisrael Eichler slams MK Bezalel Smotrich for refusing to sit with United Arab List, says Smotrich 'wants to destroy Torah world.'Ben Shaul, 27/04/2021 17:16
Haredi MK Yisrael Eichler: Arabs have caught on to anti-religious propaganda

Haredi MK Yisrael Eichler: Arabs have caught on to anti-religious propaganda

Eichler called on Netanyahu and Min. of Interior Security to 'put an end to false propaganda' in order to avoid further bloodshed.Hezki Baruch, 20/04/2021 20:20
Haredi lashes out at new Reform MK : Reform members less truthful than Christians

Haredi lashes out at new Reform MK : Reform members less truthful than Christians

Tensions rise on the first day of newly sworn in Knesset as the Haredi parties set a tone towards negotiating government terms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/04/2021 22:50
Avigdor Liberman: 'Throw the haredim into the garbage'

Avigdor Liberman: 'Throw the haredim into the garbage'

Haredi MKs from the United Torah Judaism party respond to MK Avigdor Liberman's promise to 'send the haredim to the garbage.'Ben Shaul, 14/03/2021 00:40
MK Eichler vaccinated 10 days ago, today tests COVID-19 positive

MK Eichler vaccinated 10 days ago, today tests COVID-19 positive

Vaccinated ten days ago with first dose, MK Yisrael Eichler of UTJ contracts COVID-19. Vaccine not claimed to provide immunity.Mordechai Sones, 31/12/2020 12:43
Eichler presents pictures of children beaten in demonstrations

Eichler presents pictures of children beaten in demonstrations

MK Yisrael Eichler accuses ministers of sending police to harm haredi children in demonstrations, waving pictures of wounded demonstrators.Hezki Baruch, 13/10/2020 01:18
Amendment to Law of Return to be debated in Knesset

Amendment to Law of Return to be debated in Knesset

Haredi MK praises MK Smotrich's amendment to Law of Return, calls on religious, national, MKs to support bill.Y. Rabinovitz, 26/08/2020 12:01
Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt: 'Prevent extraneous and selective bureaucracy'

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt: 'Prevent extraneous and selective bureaucracy'

Conference of European Rabbis urges Israeli government to allow all Jews to enter Israel, regardless of whether they are Israeli citizens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/08/2020 11:04
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, 11/08/2020 13:11
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, 22/07/2020 15:24
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, 12/07/2020 13:13
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, 10/07/2020 22:00
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, 06/07/2020 18:49
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, 06/07/2020 18:17
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, 24/06/2020 16:27
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, 02/06/2020 12:56
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, 11/05/2020 16:27
'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, 19/12/2019 06:33
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, 16/12/2019 02:14
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, 24/07/2019 14:21
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, 01/05/2019 12:54
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, 22/02/2019 12:15
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, 24/01/2019 20:08
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, 10/01/2019 03:10
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, 19/08/2018 11:20
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, 19/07/2018 15:52
'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, 16/07/2018 13:13
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, 11/07/2018 10:30
'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, 09/07/2018 00:06
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, 05/06/2018 08:51
'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, 09/04/2018 20:58
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, 14/03/2018 00:05
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, 30/01/2018 15:40
'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, 28/12/2017 17:48
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, 07/12/2017 06:07
'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, 27/11/2017 12:11
'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, 23/11/2017 16:51
'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, 06/09/2017 12:27
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, 21/08/2017 10:02
'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, 16/08/2017 22:07
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, 09/08/2017 14:02
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, 17/07/2017 11:13
"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, 14/06/2017 20:53
'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, 22/05/2017 23:02
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, 14/04/2017 11:06
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, 25/03/2017 23:43
'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, 13/02/2017 10:46
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, 30/01/2017 19:29
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, 08/12/2016 12:44
'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, 01/11/2016 22:46
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 22:05
'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, 01/08/2016 11:00
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, 24/07/2016 15:48
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, 19/07/2016 19:20
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, 21/06/2016 14:43