Only 2.9% of Israeli Haredim Work in Hi-Tech But New Initiative Aims to Push...

34% of the Haredim who are interested in working in the field drop out of the preparatory programs.

Get Refuser Who Masqueraded as Haredi to Flee Israel Starts Serving 17 Months

After four years abroad, seeing as there no longer was a reason for him to stay away, he came home. And was arrested.

Revolution: Kahana Weighs Appointing Woman as Rabbinical Courts’ Director-General

This appointment will determine just how big Kahana's revolution is going to be.

Jerusalem Rabbinical Court Denies Housing to Get Refuser

Through efforts of Yad La’isha Legal Aid Center, court imposes rare housing sanctions on recalcitrant husband.

After 7 Years on the Run, 135 Days in Prison, Haredi Get Refuser Finally...

For 135 days R remained in jail and refused to release Orly, conditioning her freedom on impossible financial demands.

Ponevezh Rosh Yeshiva: Must Keep Abuse Cases Away from the Media

Naturally, Rabbi Edelstein's call requires a rabbinic and social system within the Haredi society that is willing and able to treat reports of abuse seriously.

Samaria Regional Council Advises Parents on Explaining Chaim Walder’s Suicide to Children

"Remember – an inclusive and safe response will help children process content in a beneficial way."

Minister Matan Kahana Declares War on Two Centuries of Chassidic Tradition

Rather than attack Minister Kahana, let's examine Boyan's legal right to the ceremony.

Explosives Lab Captured in Jerusalem Haredi Neighborhood

In their interrogation, the two brothers revealed that they intended to sell the explosive device to criminals for thousands of shekels.

US Forces Cancellation of Haredi Neighborhood in Atarot, Jerusalem

The Israeli government has informed the US that Israel won't be moving ahead with the construction of a much-needed neighborhood for Haredim (Ultra-Orthodox) in the Atarot section of northern Jerusalem.

Israel’s Economic Council Predicts Double the Haredim, Traffic Jams Galore in 2050

Still, the Jerusalem District, which includes Beit Shemesh, is expected to remain the beating heart of the Haredi public, with their number growing from 360,000 to 915,000.

Deep Survey Finds Few Haredim Would Leave their Kolel Over Liberman’s ‘Incentives’

An almost absolute majority of the Haredi sector (88%) think that Liberman's motives stem from a hatred of the Haredim.

The Rachmastrivker Rebbe’s Kiddush Levana

Just as the moon illuminates the night's darkness, so do the people of Israel illuminate the brutish and dark humanity with the light of God.

Rabbi Moshe Tendler Dead at 95, Influenced Revolutionary Rulings of Father in Law’s ‘Igros...

Rabbi Tendler was the posek for the Association of Orthodox Jewish Scientists and served as its president.

Jerusalem Chief Rabbi Vindicates Shmita Land Sale Permits, Contradicting Religious Zionist Rabbis

Both methods were devised as legal fictions to go around the literal wording of the mitzvah of shmita.

United Hatzalah Chief Slams Haredim Who Claim Training Women EMTs Violates Modesty

If the person requesting help is female, it would be more halachically correct that she be treated by another female than by a male.

Russian-Tatar Albany Democrat Running for Congress Praises Chassidic Yeshivas

"What I saw in South Williamsburg is a community where people do trust one another."

Matan Kahana’s Kashrut Reform Bill Revealed, Here Are Some Key Items

Here are a few choice items I translated hurriedly. Clearly, a deeper discussion should follow.

Haredim Will Bear the Brunt of Government’s War on Disposable Plastic Utensils

Of course, if the finance and environmental protection folks really want to clean up Israel, and at the same time repress Haredi families even more, they should go after disposable diapers.

Biden Kneels before Haredi Mother of 12 on Rivlin’s Staff

So, to sum up: twelve children and making two heads of state bow before her.

Honenu: Police Ignored Complaint Against Arab Bus Driver Who Attacked Haredi Passenger

The man, who was standing on the top step at the entry, fell backward and at the last minute managed to grab the railing and prevent his fall to the sidewalk.

Ukraine Ambassador: U Um Uman Is Ready for Breslovers

The three participants also agreed to address illegal construction in the city of Uman ahead of the Jewish holiday.

Satmar Rebbe Rattled by Fear during Israel Visit, Couldn’t See the Tetragrammaton

"We followed a car that showed us the way," the Rebbe recalled, "and we passed localities where Arabs live, or as it is called, the 'territories.'"

Yamina Minister to Haredi Leaders: When Did You Last Pray Lying Down in the...

The most combative among the incoming team was undoubtedly the next Minister of Religious Services (Bennett's old job) Matan Kahana from Yamina.

Pew: 17% of Young US Jews Identify as Orthodox, 27% of Jewish Adults Say...

Proving that intermarriage really is a slippery slope: among married Jews who say they have one Jewish parent, 82% have a non-Jewish spouse.

The Tragedy on Mt. Meron, Lag B’Omer 1911

"The zealots of Tsfat hung the blame for the great disaster on the mixing of men and women in Meron and imposed a ban on women's visits to Mt. Meron on Lag B'Omer.

Police Arrest Arab Who Slapped Haredi Youth on Jerusalem Rail

The 21-year-old suspect from the Beit Hanina neighborhood will be brought to court today, and police are expected to request an extension of his detention.

Getting Ready for Pesach in Haredi Jerusalem

Enlisting fire and water to remove the chametz and bring in the cleanliness of freedom.

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