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While Dati-Leumi Rabbis show solidarity with Haredim, Haredi MK Gafni threatens to destroy Hesder yeshivot and the Settlements.
The Haredi protest against Lapid’s drive to draft them is only the first shot in what promises to be an ugly war.
The announcement by the 75-year old Crown Market in West Hartford, Connecticut, that it would be closing sent shock waves through the Jewish community. Mark...
Haredi youth have no excuse to dodge the draft, unless they really don’t want to learn Torah.
An Ontario judge ruled Monday that children from a fringe Haredi sect whose members fled Quebec while the community was being investigated by social...
Of the 175 cases of measles in the U.S in 2013, a mere 23 were connected to Hare Krishnas in North Carolina. The 175...
Rabbi Auerbach and his merry band of Lituanian Haredim needed a pawn to serve their political aims, and Moshe A. volunteered.
The total failure of Shas Chairman Aryeh Deri to deliver on any of his promises bears serious ramifications for the party that relies on thousands of knitted yarmulke voters.
This law not so much about getting Haredim into the army in the near future, as it is about immediately permitting Haredim into the legal workforce, thus breaking the cycle of poverty.
The suggestion is intriguing, self serving and frankly somewhat humorous.
Meretz MKs Tamar Zandberg and Michal Rozin attended the ceremony.
“Fourteen hours a day in yeshiva but [a student] doesn’t learn a single word of English, math, history, science, geography, music art, nothing, nothing, nothing.”
A high-number of Haredi women responded to the survey. Haredi women suffering from eating issues also face a particular set of challenges.
On the issue of ultra-Orthodox military service, 41% of those surveyed said they would be moderately or very interested in joining the Haredi IDF program, while 59% said they had either little or no interest. Still, the percentage of interest is substantially higher than the current annual rate of Haredi enlistment in the IDF.
The intensifying focus on legislating an alternative to the Tal Law has the ultra-Orthodox parties in the Likud-led coalition defensive yet intractable. Shas and UTJ - representing 15 seats in the government - have declared that they will not participate in the coalition committee on finding an alternative.