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Hundreds of radical anti-draft haredi demonstrators block roads in Jerusalem

Demonstrators from Yerushalmi Faction protest arrest of Ethiopian-Israeli yeshiva student. Dozens of protesters arrested blocking roads.

Hundreds of haredi demonstrators block roads in Jerusalemplayer

Radical haredi newspaper: Boycott the elections

'Hapeles' newspaper affiliated with fringe haredi group calls to boycott elections and refrain from voting for United Torah Judaism party.

Radical haredi newspaper: Boycott the elections

Why tens of thousands of haredim won't be voting in the election

Anti-draft Yerushalmi Faction calls on supporters not to participate in this week's election. How many seats will that cost haredi bloc?

Why tens of thousands of haredim won't be voting in the election

Haredi draft opponents gear up for protest rally

'Yerushalmi Faction' plans major protest after haredi draft dodger's arrest extended.

Haredi draft opponents gear up for protest rally

Watch: Yerushalmi Faction protest at entrance to Jerusalem

Demonstrators block streets and disrupt traffic at entrance to city, in protest against arrest of yeshiva student who failed to enlist.

Watch: Yerushalmi Faction protest at entrance to Jerusalemplayer

The secret agreement between police and haredi extremists

Report: Extremist Yerushalmi Faction agrees not to hold rallies in Jerusalem if police don't hand over detainees to military police.

The secret agreement between police and haredi extremists

Police arrest nine haredim during anti-draft protest

Yerushalmi Faction takes to the streets. Police arrest nine and are using crowd dispersal means to disperse clash.

Police arrest nine haredim during anti-draft protestplayer

Extremist haredi protesters to shut down Bnei Brak on Thursday

Yerushalmi Faction launches fresh wave of riots over yeshiva student arrested for draft dodging.

Extremist haredi protesters to shut down Bnei Brak on Thursday

Yerushalmi Faction to launch Shabbat protests

Radical anti-draft haredi group vows to launch wave of protests after plainclothes policemen arrest faction member for draft dodging.

Yerushalmi Faction to launch Shabbat protests

Extremists attack haredi MK's car

Demonstrators from Yerushalmi faction protest MK Moshe Gafni's conduct regarding the Draft Law.

Extremists attack haredi MK's car

Yerushalmi Faction launching fresh wave of riots

Extremist group says it will renew demonstrations on Monday to protest the arrest of an AWOL haredi yeshiva student.

Yerushalmi Faction launching fresh wave of riots

Peleg Yerushalmi claims they don't oppose Israel, Zionism

Radical Haredi sect takes moderate approach in missive to Education Ministry, claims mainstream haredim more extreme.

Peleg Yerushalmi claims they don't oppose Israel, Zionism

Anti-draft demonstrators plan mass protests in J'lem, Bnei Brak

Yerushalmi Faction takes to the streets over expected passage of Draft Law. Rally expected to paralyze Bnei Brak, Jerusalem.

Anti-draft demonstrators plan mass protests in J'lem, Bnei Brak

Anti-draft radical chased out of top yeshiva with tear gas, eggs

Students at prominent Kol Torah yeshiva infuriated after Yerushalmi Faction member visits, chase him out with eggs and tear gas.

Anti-draft radical chased out of top yeshiva with tear gas, eggs

9 injured during haredi anti-draft riots

Hundreds protest against IDF draft office in Jerusalem, clashing with police as officers hurl stun grenades at rioters. 4 officers injured.

9 injured during haredi anti-draft riots

Prominent yeshiva fires rabbi for supporting Yerushalmi Faction

Internal haredi strife heats up, as Kol Hatorah Yeshiva decides to part ways with prominent rabbi over his open support of extremist group.

Prominent yeshiva fires rabbi for supporting Yerushalmi Faction

American Yerushalmi Faction agitator released from IDF jail

Aharon Bialah released from IDF prison after serving 20-day sentence for draft dodging. The arrest caused extremists to take to the streets.

American Yerushalmi Faction agitator released from IDF jail

28 arrested as haredi demonstrators block roads in Bnei Brak

Yerushalmi Faction protesters take to the streets to condemn arrest of haredi draft dodger. Highway 4 blocked as part of protests.

28 arrested as haredi demonstrators block roads in Bnei Brak

Yerushalmi Faction shuts down Bnei Brak

Hundreds of demonstrators block roads at two major points in the city. Police attempting to disperse the demonstrations.

Yerushalmi Faction shuts down Bnei Brakplayer

Yerushalmi Faction to shut down Bnei Brak roads Monday

Extremist anti-draft haredi group plans follow-up demonstration in Bnei Brak, after group shut down traffic in Jerusalem last week.

Yerushalmi Faction to shut down Bnei Brak roads Monday

Haredi anti-draft radicals shut down Jerusalem streets

Anti-draft protesters launch first demonstration following death of Yerushalmi Faction leader.

Haredi anti-draft radicals shut down Jerusalem streetsplayer

'A great loss to the world of Torah'

MKs and government ministers eulogize Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach after he suddenly passed away on Saturday.

'A great loss to the world of Torah'

Haredi radicals defame Rabbi Shteinman, celebrate his death

Radical Yerushalmi Faction hangs up posters celebrating the death of Rabbi Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman, slam him as a 'hater of Israel'.

Haredi radicals defame Rabbi Shteinman, celebrate his death

Former haredi soldier confronts leader of Yerushalmi Faction

Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach, leader of the Yerushalmi Faction responsible for mass demonstrations, confronted by haredi man who served in the IDF.

Former haredi soldier confronts leader of Yerushalmi Factionplayer

Anti-draft protesters gather outside J'lem enlistment offices

Protests continue, as dozens gather in front of enlistment offices, blocking road. Two reportedly arrested.

Anti-draft protesters gather outside J'lem enlistment officesplayer

35 arrested as protesters block Jerusalem roads, light rail

Watch: Anti-draft demonstrators shut down major intersections in Jerusalem, block light rail train.

35 arrested as protesters block Jerusalem roads, light railplayer

20 arrested as haredi protesters shut down Jerusalem light rail

Hundreds of anti-draft demonstrators take to the streets in Jerusalem and Bnei Brak, blocking traffic. At least 20 arrested thus far.

20 arrested as haredi protesters shut down Jerusalem light rail

12 officers suspected of police brutality against haredi rioters

Police department conducting internal investigations against 12 officers accused of using excessive force against haredi protesters.

12 officers suspected of police brutality against haredi rioters

Two brothers, two different paths

The late Rabbi Yisrael Rosen was one of the top Religious-Zionist rabbis, while his brother is a prominent authority in the haredi world.

Two brothers, two different paths

'I'm afraid to drive through haredi neighborhoods'

Egged bus driver describes attack by anti-draft radicals during protest last week.

'I'm afraid to drive through haredi neighborhoods'

'Anti-draft radicals look like us, but we're nothing like them'

Haredi MK blasts Yerushalmi Faction over anti-draft protests, says most haredi Jews opposed to radical group's behavior.

'Anti-draft radicals look like us, but we're nothing like them'

Roadblocks and riots overnight in Jerusalem

Burning dumpsters, stone-throwing, blocking cars. 'Yerushalmi Faction' riots in Jerusalem continue. Police carry out searches.

Roadblocks and riots overnight in Jerusalem

'Anti-draft radicals aren't human'

Head of Bnei Brak's Ponovezh Yeshiva joins growing list of haredi leaders openly condemning the radical Yerushalmi Faction.

'Anti-draft radicals aren't human'

1,000 anti-draft protesters gather in front of military prison

Unlike protests of recent days characterized by rioting, road-blocking and clashes with police, protesters sat and studied Torah.

1,000 anti-draft protesters gather in front of military prison

Anti-draft protesters block main entrance to Jerusalem

Extremist faction continues to protest arrest of draft dodgers, blocks main entrance and exit to capital.

Anti-draft protesters block main entrance to Jerusalemplayer

Police: Haredim all look the same

After police mark haredi demonstrators with numbers, spokeswoman explains decision: 'They all look the same, we had no choice.'

Police: Haredim all look the same

'Anti-draft radicals are like ISIS'

Senior haredi rabbi compares radical haredi anti-draft group to ISIS terrorists. 'They could teach Nazi propagandists a thing or two.'

'Anti-draft radicals are like ISIS'

'Anti-draft protesters are reckless fools'

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky blasts Yerushalmi Faction over wave of anti-draft protests: 'They're empty, foolish people who insult great rabbis.'

'Anti-draft protesters are reckless fools'

'We don't care that haredi politicians don't support us'

Organizer of violent Yerushalmi Faction protests promises that the disturbances will go on.

'We don't care that haredi politicians don't support us'

Watch: Policeman pulls a gun on haredi extremists

Policeman documented pulling a gun on haredi extremists at the anti-draft rally in Jerusalem on Monday.

Watch: Policeman pulls a gun on haredi extremists