The Celebrate Israel Festival on May 31 at Pier 94, slated to be the largest gathering to date of Israeli-Americans in New York.
Posted on: May 21st, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Lapid is beginning to smell like a rose thanks to Haredi tycoons. He is taking yeshivas off the government dole and balancing the budget. How will yeshivas survive? The tycoons have an answer - money.
Posted on: May 14th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
That's a whole lot of achievements for the fresh finance minister.
Posted on: May 10th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Israel’s Justice Minister Tzipi Livni ordered her ministry on Thursday to draft legislation that would make the gender-based segregation of women illegal. “Discrimination against women in public places, in public services, cannot be allowed,” she said in a radio interview. She wrote on her Facebook page, “Removal of women from the public sphere is damaging […]
Posted on: May 6th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Hitler wanted to exterminate Jews. Lapid only wants to exterminate the Haredi habit of not to work or serve in the IDF. That is enough for a Haredi columnist to compare Lapid’s and Hitler’s speeches.
Posted on: May 5th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
The countdown to a Shas+UTJ replacement of Bennett in the government may have begun.
Posted on: May 2nd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Meanwhile, a mini coalition crisis has been pitting Yesh Atid members of the Perry Committee against Likud representatives.
Posted on: April 26th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Rabbi Avraham Sherman could be charged with fraud, breach of trust, obstruction of justice, and abuse of office.
Posted on: April 24th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
If Yesh Atid party leader Yair Lapid has any hopes of gaining one or even two Haredim as his fans, his deputy Finance Minister blew it “on air” when he called Haredim “parasites” on a Haredi radio program.
Posted on: April 15th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
This really is Independence Day! Satmar sets up an emergency panel to hustle IDF Draft Refugees’ out of Israel lest they be contaminated by serving the country. Let them be America’s problem.
Posted on: April 12th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Look up in the sky? Is It a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Plastic Man – the Orthodox Jew who wrapped himself in plastic on an airplane, apparently because he is a very scrupulous Kohen.
Posted on: April 10th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
They will be joined by MKs Tamara Zandberg and Michal Rozin.
Posted on: April 6th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
Yom HaShoah will open at sundown at Yad Vashem's Warsaw Ghetto Square in Jerusalem.
Posted on: April 2nd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
An annual quota of approximately 7,000 Haredim would be paid while learning in yeshiva for three years before serving in the IDF or doing national service, under a plan by Industry and Trade Minister Naftali Bennett, head of the Jewish Home party. He also proposed that 1,800 of them would be exempt from service and […]
Posted on: March 28th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Pst! Heard the latest “humras” for Passover. A group of Haredi rabbis put their seal of approval for Kosher for Passover cigarettes. Israeli’s chief rabbis respond: Poison is not kosher at any time.
Posted on: March 24th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
This latest draft represents a 30% increase in the number of Haredim drafted into the battalion.
Posted on: March 21st, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Williamsburg, New York Haredim have finally convinced Columbia Pictures to halt filming of “The Amazing Spider-Man 2″ in order not to cause parking problems during the Passover holiday. “We expressed the importance for Spider-Man to pass-over filming during Passover and they have answered our call,” City Councilman Stephen Levin wrote on his blog. “Reducing the […]
Posted on: March 20th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Treating the president as if he was, at least, a Rosh Yeshiva, if not a Rebbe, the good people of Meah Shearim prepared special posters adorned with American flags.
Posted on: March 19th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Israeli military officers and religious students are objecting to the selection of supermodel Bar Refaeli as part of an ad campaign to raise Israel’s public image. Brig. Gen. Yoav Mordechai, a spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces, wrote the Foreign Ministry a critical letter of its choice of Refaeli, pointing out that she did not […]
Posted on: March 18th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
The 33rd Knesset is off to a flying start. MKs kissed and hugged each other, Haredim walked out, and Arabs called the coalition”racist.” Tomorrow, the Knesset return to more bickering.
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