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Haredim & Hassidim
The Chardakim campaign attacks Charedi soldiers who dare enlist in the IDF.

Posted on: September 29th, 2013

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One rabbi has decreed that wearing an IDF uniform is tantamount to wearing a cross medallion.

The Belzer Rebbe, Rabbi Yissachar Dov Rokeach (L). with former chief rabbi, Rav Ovadia Yosef.

Posted on: September 28th, 2013

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Regarding the money his Chassidim are taking from the evil government, the Rebbe said it was their money.

Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef recovering from a minor stroke in Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, January 13, 2013.

Posted on: September 24th, 2013

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Hundreds of thousands of Jews in Israel and throughout the Diaspora are praying for the health of “Rav Ovadia,” one of Israel’s most influential rabbis and one of today’s greatest Torah sages. A name has been added.

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Posted on: September 15th, 2013

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“Auctioning” off the honor of being called to the Torah and for the privilege of reading the “Haftorah,” or “Maftir” section of the Prophets, is common in the Diaspora and also in many urban and more affluent communities in Israel, but it takes a lot to top an unidentified Moscow millionaire, or perhaps billionaire, who […]

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Posted on: September 11th, 2013

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Baltimore native Rabbi Avraham Leventhal, who moved to Beit Shemesh eight years ago after making aliyah, has tossed his hat in the political ring and is running for a seat on the city council. Elections will take place October 22. Another former American, Rabbi Dov Lipman, also was active in politics after making aliyah. He […]

United Torah Judaism MK Meir Porush (seen handcuffing himself to the microphone during a speech at the Knesset plenum against the draft bill. Now he is threatening a full blown religious war, should the law be passed.

Posted on: September 10th, 2013

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It would probably be easier for the U.S. to make peace between the warring factions in Syria than between MK Porush and Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid.

Haredi extremists shout at a demonstration in Beit-Shemesh in August against construction at a site allegedly containing Jewish graves

Posted on: September 9th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

Extremist Haredim were at again in Beit Shemesh, breaking into a construction site that they say contains old Jewish graves. The Haredim found the Arab guards even more violent.

A Jerusalem Haredi neighborhood during a municipal strike. Despite the incumbent mayor's best intentions, Jerusalem under his rule is not clean, traffic is a nightmare, taxes are among the highest in the country and essential services leave much to be desired.

Posted on: September 8th, 2013

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Moshe Leon didn't really know he was going to run for mayor of Jerusalem until the last minute.

Jewish Home MK Yonatan "Yoni" Chetboun sees no future for his party's alliance with Yesh Atid.

Posted on: September 3rd, 2013

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The interview is an open announcement of an idea that has been in discussion within Jewish Home for some time now.

The WOW group pray at the Kotel, but Jordan objects.

Posted on: September 3rd, 2013

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The Women of the Wall was so focused on Haredim that the girls forgot to ask Jordan for permission to pray in their own minyan. Now maybe the WoW will wake up to reality and pray on the Temple Mount.

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Posted on: September 2nd, 2013

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Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, former Chief Sephardic Rabbi and the spiritual leader of the Shas Sephardi party, is in the Intensive Care Unit of Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital, where he is being treated for an infection. He is conscious but is breathing with the help of a respirator. “Rav Ovadia,” as he is popularly known, had […]

Haredim on holiday in Tiberias. A family sued a travel agency that misrepresented a hotel package fpr Passover in Tiberias. It ended up being expensive and extremely uncomfortable.

Posted on: September 1st, 2013

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Can it be a four-star hotel if you can smell the sewer system from your room?

Brooklyn DA candidate Ken Thompson in the company of his biggest fans, yeshiva boys in the Catskills bungalows. He accuses the incumbent, Charles Hynes, of using proxies to smear his name in the Jewish community.

Posted on: August 28th, 2013

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"The accusation that I said I’m going to target the Jewish community is an outright lie."

There's no God over here, God is around the corner, where the Haredim are davening… WOW chair Anat Hoffman speaking to the press after saying no to the Bennett Plan to build a prayer area outside the Kotel plaza but still adjacent to the Kotel.

Posted on: August 25th, 2013

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"Today this affects Women of the Wall but tomorrow it will affect every Israeli and Jew around the world…."

Rav Ovadia Yosef (L) seen with his son, newly elected Sephardi Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef.

Posted on: August 25th, 2013

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His son, the recently elected Chief Rabbi Yizhak Yosef, took his place teaching the class last night.

Many Haredi men and most Chassidim wear a shtreimel made from animal fur on special days. Will they choose the synthetic alternative to avoid causing needless pain to animals?

Posted on: August 22nd, 2013

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Because of the wide public discussion of the need to stop needless pain to animals, wearing a shtreimel today is a desecration of God's name.

Haredi Israelis are under a three-pronged attack by Finance Minister Yair Lapid, who is introducing reforms at such a high speed they threaten to push many below the poverty line.

Posted on: August 20th, 2013

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Israel's social security administration objected to these cuts, arguing that they expect them to send some 35 thousand new children below the poverty line.

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Posted on: August 19th, 2013

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Rabbis from the “Eidat Haredim” stream of ultra-orthodox Judaism have put their foot down and their hands in their pockets over extremist Haredim violence and have threatened to cut off payments to Torah students who participate in vandalism. Extremists have been protesting construction in the city, located several miles west of Jerusalem, because of claims […]

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Posted on: August 18th, 2013

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Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef, newly elected Chief Sephardi Rabbi of Israel, said in a recent Torah lesson that he often threatened students in his yeshiva that they must enlist in the IDF if they did not learn Torah. Delivering a “shiur” (Torah lesson} in Kfar Chabad, Rabbi Yosef said that youth who are not able to […]

The core curriculum program will introduce Haredi yeshiva students to foreign languages, literature, math, science, technology, and physical aptness, which are perceived by the Haredi leadership as an attack on Torah values.

Posted on: August 15th, 2013

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Cuts in funding, together with severe cuts in child support, will likely force the majority of Haredi yeshivas to buckle under.

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