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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.

Rumor: Draft Committee to Launch Special Chabad Track

The impatient Supreme Court, in its haste to get the numbers on paper, has created needless political battles.

Haredi Rabbi Threatens Suicide Squads over Draft

Rabbi David Zicherman, one of the leaders of the Jerusalem Haredim, called the draft Jewish annihilation decrees of 5774.

Thousands of Haredim Riot over IDF Draft (Video)

Haredim could turn hate into love by serving in the army and showing non-religious soldiers the Light of Torah,

Lapid Freezes Funding for Draft-Delayed Haredim

The Supreme Court ruling came after several appeals from so called good government groups.

Satmar Getting Ready for Metzitah B’peh Court Fight

This Satmar is not over the banning of Metzitzah B'peh, rather it is about parents having to sign a consent form.

High Court Says No Money for Yeshivas whose Students Don’t Enlist

The Israeli Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the government to cease all funding of yeshivas whose students do not enlist in the IDF. The decision...

Children from Haredi Sect Must Return To Quebec, Judge Rules

An Ontario judge ruled Monday that children from a fringe Haredi sect whose members fled Quebec while the community was being investigated by social...

NY Newborn Contracts Herpes after Metzitzah B’Peh

A newborn in New York who underwent his ritual circumcision rite is undergoing treatment for neonatal genital herpes, according to the Forward, contracted after...

Neturei Karta Spy for Iran Sentenced to Four Years in Jail

Neturei Karta is shooting itself in the head with its anti-Zionist antics, and that might be all for the best.

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