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Poll: Two-Thirds of Israelis Favor Jailing Haredi Draft Dodgers

A poll commissioned by the Knesset Channel 99 revealed that two-thirds of Israelis favor jailing Haredim who refuse to join the armed forces. Almost the...

R. Lau to Submit Conversion Rulings to Haredi Review in Backroom Deal

Rabbi David Lau committed to consulting with "giur breaker" Rabbi Sherman before any consultation on conversions.

Watch: Second Cohort of Hareidi Paratroopers on First Parachute Training Flight

The Paratroopers Brigade is considered one of the IDF’s elite units.

44 Orthodox Rabbis Attack Tzohar Prenuptial Get: If You Support It You’re Not Orthodox

The state of mind of a husband who signed the Tzohar prenuptial agreement may be affected by the financial consequences to the point where his get may not be given in a purely voluntary manner.

Anti-Semitic Attack in Monticello, NY, Bakery

Customers at a Hasidic bakery were accosted by two men who yelled ethnic slurs at the them and attempted to run them over with their car.

Haredi MK Eichler Calls Supreme Court ‘Evil Empire’

The MK also compared the maneuvering of the high court to the way the Bolsheviks took over Russia in 1917.

IDF’s New Weapon: Soaring Number of Hareidi Combat Soldiers

Hareidi soldiers will form a new combat unit, and Hareidim are being integrated into combat support positions.

Litzman Threatens to Quit Netanyahu Coalition over IDF Draft

A fine mess you got us into, Dorit Beinish, former President of the High Court of Justice.

The War Is On: Ultra-Orthodox, Reform, Vie for Control of Knesset

Netanyahu has until Passover to follow the coalition agreement he signed with the ultra-Orthodox, or else.

Shas Chairman: Torah Study More Important than Being Minister

When the Shas Sephardi Haredi religious party is really to give up a Cabinet post for the sake of funding for yeshivas, you know they are really getting nervous.

Hasidim Love Mayor de Blasio: Fewer Traffic Tickets

Here’s a good reason to like your new mayor: he, or, rather, his police dept., doesn’t fine you as much as it used to.

Video: Terror Attack in Old City of Jerusalem (Warning: GRAPHIC)

A bystander near the site of a terror attack in the Old City of Jerusalem on Saturday night filmed the horrifying event on video.

Israel Has New Government

Bibi apologized for Sara's slight and the deal is on.

Hate Crime Attack in Williamsburg, An ‘Unclear’ Murder in Midwood

Two NY Jews were attacked in Williamsburg on Sunday in a bias incident; a Jew was shot to death in Midwood, motive unclear.

Family Sues after Haredim Call them ‘Shiksas’

Can it be a four-star hotel if you can smell the sewer system from your room?
Aish Hatorah Center opposite the Kotel, Jerusalem.

Fire Breaks Out at Yeshivat Aish HaTorah in Jerusalem

Miraculously the fire was contained to a small area and thus the damage didn’t spread to the entire building.
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30 Injured in Stamford Hill Lag B’Omer Bonfire Explosion

As Samsung learned the hard way with its infamous Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, the lithium-ion battery inside the spiritually corrupting smartphone can cause a physically corrupting explosion.

Arabs Attack Jews Entering to Pray at Joseph’s Tomb

The worshipers came under a hail of rocks as they entered the tomb, as did the IDF soldiers who were escorting them.

Research Links Being Religious with a Happy Life – but only for Jews

The Taub Center noted a link between being religious and being satisfied with aspects of living, but that it does not necessarily apply to non-Jews. Hareidim live longer

3 London Haredi Schools Reopen in Defiance of Education Authority

The Hackney Council estimates there are at least 30 unregistered Haredi schools – a figure which local ultra-Orthodox sources suggests is inflated.

Ashkenazi Hareidi MK Now Cabinet Minister for First Time in 60 Years

Torah sages surrendered to the High Court's ruling that a "Deputy Minister" cannot act as Minister.

Skverer Rebbe and Thousands of Hasidim Pray in Hebron

According to sources in the Hebron community, the Skverer visit is part of a general increase in visits and tourism in the city and the Cave of the Patriarchs.

Jerusalem Yeshiva Student Drowns in Beit Zayit Reservoir

A yeshiva student from Jerusalem was found lifeless Thursday after he apparently drowned while swimming in nearby Beit Zayit.

UK, European Jewry Stands With UK Against Terror

"Radical extremists continue to have the ability and motivation to commit mass murder in Europe."

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