Tags Tags

Haredim

News and updates about Haredim

Dramatic rise in number of haredi children getting vaccinated

Dramatic rise in number of haredi children getting vaccinated against COVID-19

New Health Ministry data shows 44% rise in vaccinations among haredi children.

Yisrael Beytenu MK: 'Haredim act with racism, ignorance'

Yisrael Beytenu MK: 'Haredim act with racism, ignorance'

MK Malinovsky claims haredim 'act with racism.' MK Asher: 'She speaks about rabbis with near anti-Semitism.'

Haredi MK: Haredim can't be bought with money

Haredi MK: Haredim can't be bought with money

'If elections were held today, Yamina would not pass electoral threshold,' MK Gafni says.

Leading rabbi: 'The decrees are aimed at preventing Torah study'

Leading rabbi: 'There is a method to the decrees - preventing Torah study'

Rabbi Gershon Edelstein, leading haredi rabbi, slams Israeli government for new laws aimed at haredi public. 'What good is in these?'

Hasidic Rebbe: We should be more like the Arabs

Hasidic Rebbe: We should be more like the Arabs

Leader of Slonim Hasidic movement bashes haredi lawmakers, calls Zionism 'heresy'. 'Maybe haredim should be more like the Arabs.'

Communications Minister to haredi rabbis: 'It's not about you'

Unusual meeting at Communications Minister's office: 'It's not against you.'

Minister Yoaz Hendel meets hasidic leaders, senior rabbis, assures them, 'We take care of every Israeli citizen.'

Pig's foot placed on door of haredi family in Harish

Pig's foot placed on door of haredi family in Harish

Harish has long been designated a "mixed" city, but tensions between secular & haredi residents are increasing.

Less Cholent and Challah: Experts look to change the haredi diet

Less Cholent and Challah: Nutritionists take aim at haredi diets

New Bar Ilan University study offers approaches to improving children's nutrition in haredi communities.

Liberman: The haredim won't join the coalition

Liberman: The haredim won't join the coalition

Finance Minister in TV interview: I have no doubt the Bennett-Lapid rotation will be implemented.

Survey: Most haredim don't want their parties in the coalition

Survey: Most haredim don't want their parties in the coalition

Majority of haredi voters believe Shas, UTJ, parties were correct in refusing to back anyone other than former PM Netanyahu, survey shows.

Liberman: Likud MKs said they regretted listening to Netanyahu

Liberman: Likud MKs told me 'we were idiots for listening to Netanyahu'

Finance Minister confident the government will fulfill its term, takes shot at Netanyahu: No wonder he erred 6 times during budget vote.

After passing budget, gov't eyes bringing haredim into coalition

After passing budget, gov't eyes bringing haredim into coalition

After the passing of the budget, the issue of haredi parties rejoining the government is back on the table.

Internal Haredi criticism against Yaakov Litzman

Internal Haredi criticism against Yaakov Litzman

"We do not seek to provoke for the sake of provocation," his party colleague claimed.

Mansour Abbas' surprising request before budget vote

Mansour Abbas' surprising request before budget vote

Ra'am chairman seeks to allocate 100 million shekels of his party's coalition funds to the haredim.

Litzman: Every day the government attacks the haredim

Litzman: Every day the government attacks the haredim

Former Housing Minister Yaakov Litzman slams Shaked for freezing haredi construction in Kiryat Gat, Kahana for kashrut reforms.

Haaretz: Tax on disposables is aimed against 'haredi mothers'

Haaretz journalist: Tax on disposable goods is aimed against 'haredi mothers'

Journalist accuses Finance Minister of hypocrisy in targeting 'the greenest sector of society' under guise of caring about the environment.

Haredim are not objects and not "for sale"

Haredim are not objects and not "for sale"

Does the Prime Minister prefer Arab influence in the government over haredim who are loyal to the Torah and Jewish state? Op-ed.

Deri: PM with 6 seats wants to disenfranchise a million people

Deri: PM with 6 seats wants to disenfranchise a million people

Haredi politicians slam Bennett for saying political influence of haredim should be limited.

Gantz: I'm not afraid of having a haredi PM

Defense Minister Benny Gantz: I'm not afraid of having a haredi Prime Minister

"If you want to get an idea of what Israel's going to look like in 50 years, take a look at Beit Shemesh."

Haredim over 21 to be exempted from IDF draft

Haredim over 21 to be exempted from IDF draft

Government votes to lower draft exemption age for haredi men to 21 - before rising to 23. 'This is a historic moment,' says PM Bennett.

Netanyahu apologizes to haredim for Shabbat desecrationplayer

Netanyahu apologizes to haredim for Shabbat desecration

Opposition leader apologized to haredim after posting a video during Shabbat in which he is seen congratulating gold medalist Linoy Ashram.

Outrage after Netanyahu congratulates gold medalist on Shabbatplayer

Outrage after Netanyahu congratulates gold medalist on Shabbat

Haredim outraged after opposition leader desecrates Shabbat by posting video congratulating Linoy Ashram. Likud apologizes.

Is the media slandering the haredim?player

Is the media slandering the haredim?

Rabbi Doniel Katz raises difficult questions about the media's motives for critical engagement with the haredi public.

Government looking to reform rabbinic authorityplayer

Government looking to reform rabbinic authority

Haredi lawmakers are up in arms over a number of challenges to the status quo including ordaining local rabbis to perform conversions.

Increase in morbidity in haredi educational institutions

Increase in morbidity in haredi educational institutions

Number of serious COVID cases in Israel continues to rise, now stands at 121.

Far fewer haredi COVID patients in current wave

Far fewer haredi COVID patients in current wave

High vaccination rates, number of people who have already recovered, and adherence to guidelines keep infections down, health ministry says.

Why are haredim 'really' opposed to kashrut reform?

Why are haredim 'really' opposed to kashrut reform?

'Maybe because they care about non-haredi kosher consumers?' suggests MK Bezalel Smotrich's aide.

Haredi youth found guilty of throwing stones at vehicles

Haredi minor found guilty of throwing stones at vehicles

Security cameras captured incident, which occurred on Friday night in Jerusalem, 2018.

Was Bennett really surprised to learn of cuts to haredim?

Was Bennett really surprised to learn of cuts to haredim?

Or was Liberman's decision part of a scheme to persuade haredi parties to join the coalition?

MK Ahmad Tibi decries cuts to daycare subsidies for haredim

MK Ahmad Tibi decries cuts to daycare subsidies for haredim

'This decision weakens the weak even further, and should be reconsidered,' says Tibi.

New religious Jewish city will span one square mile

New religious Jewish city will span one square mile

A haredi ‘City of Torah’ in Mexico will include a yeshiva, synagogues, schools, and a gym complex.

Liberman: Statement on haredim 'was not the most successful'

Liberman: Statement on dumping haredim 'was not the most successful'

Finance Minister says his pre-election statement that he would send the haredi community “to a garbage dump” was misunderstood.

Poll: 86% of haredim don't believe Bennett

Poll: 86% of haredim don't believe Bennett

Haredi public believes new government a threat to their lifestyle, status of religion in Israel.

Haredim fear shtreimel industry will be banned in Israel

Haredim fear shtreimel industry will be banned in Israel

Haredi parties fear Supreme Court will strike down religious exemption to new laws banning fur trade, banning traditional hasidic headwear.

Bennett: Haredi MKs won't tell me what Judaism is

Bennett: Haredi MKs won't tell me what Judaism is

PM-designate responds to haredi politicians attacks, including statements calling him 'evil' and a danger to religious Jews.

Haredi factions invited to join new government

Haredi factions invited to join new government

Prime Minister-elect and Alternate PM-elect agree that new government will be open to haredi parties.

Bennett urged not to abandon the haredim

Bennett urged not to abandon the haredim

Ahead of the formation of a government of change, rabbis call on Naftali Bennett not to leave the haredi parties in the opposition.

GOOSEBUMPS: Man Makes Final Promise To Brother Killed In Meron

GOOSEBUMPS: Man Makes Final Promise To Brother Killed In Meron

Little did Yisroel know at the time that that phone call was his brother’s final goodbye to him

From 'Shtisel' to 'Unorthodox': Haredi movies capturing heartsplayer

From 'Shtisel' to 'Unorthodox': Haredi movies capturing hearts

Recent movies and TV shows portraying the haredi way of life have offered viewers an inside glance at one of Israel's largest communities.

Haredi MK: Arabs have caught on to anti-religious propaganda

Haredi MK Yisrael Eichler: Arabs have caught on to anti-religious propaganda

Eichler called on Netanyahu and Min. of Interior Security to 'put an end to false propaganda' in order to avoid further bloodshed.