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Watch: Tu B’Shevat Means Fresh Fruit from Israel to Begin New Year of Trees

“Farmers are today’s pioneers, and Israel’s agricultural produce is among the best in the world.”

Haredi Parents Consider Underground Schooling to Escape LGBT Curricular Requirements

Stopping short of threatening to haul yeshiva students into reeducation camps, the guide prohibits yeshivas to teach that same-sex marriages "should not be recognized as being lawful."

Jewish Federal Judge Denies YAFFED’s Motion for Injunction Against Chassidic Yeshivas

The state and the city depts. of education were questioning why the Chassidic apples weren't more orange.

Bobov-45 Rebbe Announces New Wedding Rules, Chassidim To Save Thousands Of Dollars

In an effort to bring down wedding costs, the Bobov-45 Rebbe gave new wedding ceremony guidelines his followers.

Swine Flu Strikes Israeli Jewish Community in Uman

"We are managing here on a day-by-day basis, even with a number of very difficult cases, even a few fatalities, God forbid,... with first aid kits."

KKL-JNF Backs Conservative Movement at Western Wall, Calls for Israel to Support All Streams...

Daniel Atar: "I support ... tolerant discourse that accepts all streams of Judaism. No one has a monopoly on Judaism."

Dozens of Haredi Youths Enlist Following Terrorist Murder of 2 Haredi Soldiers

About half of married men are fathers of children and therefore are entitled, according to the IDF's conditions of service, to family stipends and rent during their service.

Haredi Parties Could Pay a High Price for Failure to Cooperate on IDF Draft...

Yesh Atid chairman MK Yair Lapid said on Monday: "After the elections, a government headed by myself will pass the draft law without tricky combinations."

Coalition Partners Vote to Dissolve Knesset, Early Elections Set for April 9

Religious parties in the coalition refused to back the legislation called the Hareidi Draft Law.

Draft Law Deadline Pushed to January

After having no success in reaching a compromise with the ultra-Orthodox parties, an additional 45 days were granted for the measure by the High Court.

Ultra-Orthodox IDF Enlistment at All Time High

3,070 Ultra-Orthodox (Haredi) Israelis enlisted in the IDF in 2017

El Al Gives 400 NY Haredi Passengers Free Roundtrip Tickets to… Europe

"El Al does not take note of its customers' affiliation to any sector, gender or nationality."

Landlord Tells Hackney Haredi Tenants their Mezuzahs Must Be Removed

"Otherwise, we will have to do so on behalf of the freeholder and any charges incurred in performing these services will be applied to the offending leaseholder's account."

Yeshiva Dean Demands El Al Apologize or Face Haredi Boycott

"To my chagrin, it has been a week since the event in which the entire Torah observant public was soiled for all to see for things that never happened."

Haredi Passengers: El Al Lost Our Shtreimlach

Once again, El Al's Haredi passengers are furious at Israel's national carrier, this time also about ruining their Shabbat, but in a new way: According...

El Al Airlines Being Sued by Passengers Over ‘Horror Flight’

The plane departed NYC hours later than planned and then was forced to land in Athens to avoid desecrating the Sabbath.

Haredi Schools Threatened Under NY State DOE New Rules

The commissioner said private schools must provide 180 minutes of instruction on each secular subject each week, taught by a competent teacher.

Police Recommend Indicting Interior Minister Arye Deri

The initial investigation raised suspicions of unusual movements in bank accounts associated with Aryeh Deri and family members.

Suspect Indicted in Connection with Anti-Semitic Beating in Borough Park, Brooklyn

The suspect was heard screaming words that sounded like "Allah" while beating the victim, according to the court papers.

LY 002 Passengers Claim: Pilot and El Al Lied about Erev Shabbat Flight

"In order to get them to sit down, the pilot announced that we were returning to the gate and to please sit. He then drove and took off ... Lies."

Babies, Mothers Exposed to Measles at Maayanei Yeshua Hospital

It is unclear how the child's father managed to bring his six-year-old into the department against hospital rules.

Brooklyn Gang Attacks Hassidic Boy Before Smashing Synagogue Window on Shabbat

New York City Police have so far declined to label the attack as a hate crime.

Mir Yeshiva in Jerusalem: ‘Get Vaccinated Immediately!’

"According to the Ministry of Health, anyone who was not vaccinated for measles, is requested to immediately get a vaccine!"

New Jersey Health Clinic Orders 1500 Doses of Measles Vaccine

“The Rav feels that those who are not vaccinated should not enter the shul premises and potentially expose the Tzibur to the measles,” one letter said.

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