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Haredi Draft Law Passes

The Knesset passed the bill to draft more Ultra-Orthodox Jews into the IDF.

Americans in Beit Shemesh Present the Better Side of Haredim

Sexist and often violent, corrupt and even anti-Zionist Haredim in Beit Shemesh create a false image of the city.

Beit Shemesh Journal: I’m Switching My Vote

Eli Cohen is now the nationally-known face of electoral integrity and honesty in Israel.

Senior Haredi Sefardi Rabbi Approves Going Up to Temple Mount

Needless to say, Shas, the Haredi Sefardi party, is not happy.

Canadian Judge Orders Law Enforcement to Apprehend Lev Tahor Children

A Canadian judge has ordered child protection officials to use law enforcement agencies to apprehend 14 children in the haredi Orthodox sect Lev Tahor...

Canadian Court: Lev Tahor Sect Must Surrender Children

A Canadian court ordered the fringe haredi Orthodox Lev Tahor sect to turn over as many as 13 of its children to authorities after...

Lev Tahor Sect Members Arrested in Trinidad

The families involved in the court appeal have been under strict restrictions not to leave Ontario.

Haredim Being Drafted – to Ukrainian Army

Will the Haredim escape to Israel before or after the gates are closed.

Protest of Half a Million Haredim to Shut Down Jerusalem on Sunday

The Haredi protest against Lapid’s drive to draft them is only the first shot in what promises to be an ugly war.

Haredi Rabbi Warns Lapid Is a Target for Assassination

Incitement is not taken lightly in Israel since the murder of Rabin, and even warning of a murder can be dangerous.

Court to Rule If Jerusalem’s ’Cinema City’ Can Violate the Sabbath

If there is such a thing as religious coercion, there also is secular coercion.

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto Ordered NYPD Detective to Arrest Aide’s Rival

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto allegedly ordered a New York City police officer to arrest his top aide’s business rival.

Haredi MK Porush: Netanyahu Is a Dishrag, We’ll Avenge the Draft Law

Porush insists Netanyahu had declared that while he's in charge there won't be criminal sanctions.

Knesset Panel Approves Jailing of Haredi Draft Dodgers

A Knesset committee headed by Jewish Home Knesset Member Ayelet Shaked approved on Wednesday a bill that would put Haredi draft dodgers in jail...

Reports: Yeshiva Student Draft Dodgers to Face Criminal Charges

Haredi Orthodox yeshiva students will face criminal charges for dodging the draft under a proposed law, after the intervention of the prime minister, Israeli...

Uproar over Jewish Candidate’s Refusal to Shake Hands with Women

When a Muslim won’t look at a woman, it is called respect. When a Jew won’t shake her hand, it is called sexism.

Jewish Fashion Magazine Targets Orthodox Women

It could be Vogue or Elle. But it’s Hadar Magazine. In English, “hadar” means “glorious.”

Beit Shemesh Agency Tackles Sexual Abuse One Case at a Time

"In many cases, perpetrators are ‘shipped’ to different communities instead of being dealt with.”

Police Allege Lev Tahor Abuse, Confinement, Forced Marriages (Video)

Whistleblower Adam Brudzewsky spent two years living among the Lev Tahor group in Quebec.

Rabbi Ovadia’s Daughter May Bid to Succeed Peres as President

The next presidents of Israel as well as the United States might be women.

Shas Blames ‘Incitement’ for Vandalism of Haredi School

Hate graffiti and swastikas painted on a Haredi Orthodox school in Be’er Sheva is the result of “incitement against the Haredi Orthodox,” the Shas...

Police Want Rabbi Metzger on Trial for Bribery Charges

Police from Israel’s Major Crime Unit have recommended that former Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger be put on trial for charges of bribery, money...

Haredi Rabbi Calls on Youth to Shun IDF Costumes on Purim

Will the Haredi rabbi who prefers U.S. army uniforms to those of IDF on Purim tell U.S. Haredim to fight for Uncle Sam?

Price of Hosting the Satmar Rebbe Overnight: $1.1 mil.

The Rebbe will be staying in R. Asher Lev Wolf's luxurious apartment on Minchat Yitzchak Street in Jerusalem.

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