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Leftist NGO Helping Haredi Youths Evade the Draft

Originally, New profile was founded to help Arab youths avoid the draft.

Queen Elizabeth to Honor Haredi Israeli Rabbi

Queen Elizabeth will grant Israeli Haredi Rabbi Yitzchak Shapira one of the Commonwealth’s highest civilian honors with an appointment as Officer of the Most...

It’s Rosh Chodesh and no WOW at the Kotel

No WOW, no violence – did Moshiach arrive while I was in shul?

Shas Spiritual Leader Says ‘HaTikvah’ Is ‘Stupid’ [video]

Shas says the national anthem is just a modern poem, not the Torah.

Watch: Haredi-Religious IDF Soldiers Make Siyum at Western Wall (Kotel)

“It’s important to know how to integrate the safety of the Jewish nation and her spirituality."

How Palestinian Arab Terrorists Choose Their Targets

Arab terrorists choose easily-identifiable Israeli targets, focusing on Zionist, hareidi-religious settlers and soldiers.

Brotherly love? Haredi MK Speaks Arabic, Arab Answers in Yiddish

At least one Haredi Knesset Member and Arab MK showed in the Knessset on Wednesday that they communicate with each much better than with...

Hatzolah Member Stabbed in Crown Heights, Bklyn – Motive Not Clear

A Hatzolah medic was stabbed Tuesday evening in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.

NY State Police Find Missing 10-Year-old after 15-Hour Search

Police and rescue workers have found 10-year-old Shimon Zorger from Brooklyn Monday morning after a 15-hour search. The boy, who has Down Syndrome, is in...

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.

Bennett to Spend $140 Million on Haredi Integration

The minister lamented the fact that Israelis are studying Law instead of programming.

Anti-Semitism Rising, Memorial Desecrated in London

Anti-Semitism continues to rise in England, and this summer particularly in London.

Dozens Arrested in Jerusalem, Bnei Brak Protests Against IDF Draft

Members of the so-called "Yerushalmi Faction" has urged yeshiva students not to comply with the draft board.

Rav Ovadia Joins Kerry, Obama and Rivlin on Baratz’s ‘Hit List’

Netanyahu's nominee for media adviser wrote last year that Rav Ovadia "damaged the country and the people he tried to help."

Rabbi Ovadia’s Daughter May Bid to Succeed Peres as President

The next presidents of Israel as well as the United States might be women.

Israeli Consulate to Open in Uman for Rosh Hashanah

Israel Police will also send over a special force—as it has done every year—to help the Ukrainian police establish order in Uman during the holiday.

Jordan Adds to Western Wall Mixed-Gender Prayer Controversy

Jordan demands that Israel "return jurisdiction" over a part of the Western Wall to the Islamic Waqf.

British Resort Lost $150,000 in Tourism by Ban on Shabbat Candles

The British coastal resort’s University of Aberystwyth lost $150,000 in tourism income by banning orthodox Jews from lighting candles on Shabbat, a decision that...

NY Hassidic Student Injured by Iron Bar Dropped from Crane in Mea Shearim

Workers were on the building's roof at the time, constructing a storage room, and it is assumed their negligence resulted in the dropped metal bar.
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Dozens of New Hareidi Recruits Join IDF Paratroopers Brigade

“The soldiers of Hetz company are proving it is possible to serve in IDF combat brigades without compromising on a hareidi way of life.”

Canadian Judge Orders Law Enforcement to Apprehend Lev Tahor Children

A Canadian judge has ordered child protection officials to use law enforcement agencies to apprehend 14 children in the haredi Orthodox sect Lev Tahor...

Women of the Wall Searching for Next ‘Struggle’

Police prepared for the monthly event, and from a law-and-order perspective it made perfect sense.

Religious Zionists Target Yiddish Speaking Haredim for Aliyah (Video)

Yiddish messages rooted in Jewish liturgy and Biblical texts encouraging Jews to make Aliyah.
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Artscroll Founder Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz Dead at 73

Rabbi Zlotowitz et al's most ambitious endeavor was the publication of the Schottenstein English Edition of the Talmud.

Lev Tahor Sect Members Arrested in Trinidad

The families involved in the court appeal have been under strict restrictions not to leave Ontario.

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