Rivlin refuses meeting in Israel with former US president Jimmy Carter
Coalition partners air out anger to Netanyahu as deadline to form new government nears
Study finds 28% decided how to vote just ahead of election
High Court to state: Own up to how many Haredim are joining IDF
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Chief scientist says startups boom but fail to grow into mature companies
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Revered TV hosts Stewart and Letterman start saying their goodbyes
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04.21.2015 | 2 Iyar, 5775
Haredi women are carving out a piece of Israel’s entrepreneurial space.
By EITAN AROM
Yaffed, an organization with a mission to change the state of Orthodox Jewish chinuch, runs in ultra-orthodox weekly, stirring controversy.
By SAM SOKOL
Ultra-orthodox in the US run ads in local papers, encouraging donations to the 'Adopt-A-Kollel' initiative.
Posters which read, "Women should please walk along this side of the road only,” in both English and Yiddish were placed in London's Stamford Hill neighborhood.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
That, it turns out, is exactly what the new, higher electoral threshold has done.
By EVELYN GORDON
For a Shas politico to consider teaming up with religious Zionists would have been inconceivable not long ago.
Naomi Perl created a music school for ultra-Orthodox girls and launched a program that gives haredi men and women the tools to improve their leadership skills.
By PEGGY CIDOR
The project reveals the depth of the abyss that divides the haredi sector from the rest of the Jewish residents represented on the council.
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
An incredible amount of hotel construction is going on in Jerusalem.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The 29-year-old Ibenboim and her husband are members of the Ger Hassidic sect, the largest hassidic group in the country.
After withdrawing her candidacy in the 2013 elections due to threats from her sector, haredi activist Racheli Ibenboim is leading the struggle to bring ultra-Orthodox women into politics.
Haredi, secular, Ethiopian and Arab women have joined together in a new campaign by the Yerushalmit Movement to stop women’s exclusion from commercials, billboards and signs around the capital.
By CARMIT SAPIR WEITZ
Kiryat Hayovel has long been considered the battleground between the capital’s haredi and in-haredi populations, but pockets of cooperation are emerging.
By JONNY PAUL
After pushing through a reform in the conversion law, Hatnua MK Elazar Stern wants to take on
kashrut licensing and the issue of Shabbat in the public sphere.
By JEREMY SHARON
The haredim are expected to be in the coalition and Arabs have increased their electoral strength, but will these successes help or hinder their integration?
By Mati WAGNER
Head of United Torah Judaism, MK Yaakov Litzman, hopes to revoke the clause requiring haredi men to serve in the IDF.
Demise of consensus on rabbinic leadership in haredi world hints at political division for the sector in the future.
"We've worked very hard for this day, everything's in place and we hope this effort will bring the results."
Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach and his Jerusalem Faction command as many as 30,000 votes.
There is a note of urgency and distress among the haredi leadership that was present in the previous election in 2013.
Party says it will insist on preservation of status quo in coalition agreement.
A Yesh Atid triumvirate of national-religious MKs seeks to attract moderate voters from the community to its brand of Orthodox Judaism.
The 10,000-strong turnout will likely be the largest political rally to be staged during this election campaign.
Elections Law prohibits anyone from promising spiritual reward, blessings, health, or wealth if a voter chooses a particular political party.
PM reiterates that he didn't support the imposition of a legal obligation on haredi men to serve in the IDF that was approved during the last gov't; says he would change the law in the coming gov't.
Faction chairman and senior haredi MK Moshe Gafni disparaged the radical Jerusalem Faction's violent protest against haredi conscription.
Yesh Atid said in response that it would continue to fight for haredi conscription to the IDF in the coming Knesset term.
Former Shas leader Eli Yishai speaks about his new hard-line Yahad party, and why he is against territorial concessions to Palestinians, the haredi draft and attempts to liberalize religion.
Senior haredi MK says his party has not ruled out backing Labor party leader Isaac Herzog and will only a make a final decision after elections.
Yahad party leader says his faction would not be party of any government that thinks about evacuating settlements in Judea and Samaria.
According to various estimates, Bnei Torah supporters number as many 20,000 people.
“I am fiercely opposed to sitting with Yesh Atid in the next government,” Litzman told the Post.
Both parties are struggling in polls, with Yachad frequently coming close or even passing the electoral threshold, and Otzma remaining under it with approximately 2 Knesset seats.
Ultra-Orthodox women launched campaign in December, urging haredi women to demand a female be given a spot on the electoral lists of UTJ, Shas and Yachad Ha’am Itanu.
Hager is firmly anchored in the conservative, Torah oriented wing of the national-religious sector, but is also a scion of the Viznitz hassidic dynasty.
Speaking to The Jerusalem Post, Kolian, who is 33 and married with four children, outlined the reasons why she was starting a new political party to represent haredi women.
Otzma Yehudit is looking for a political partner to run with in the elections since it will most likely not pass electoral threshold by itself.
Concerned about voter defection to national religious party, haredi leaders mull fighting against Bayit Yehudi's political encroachment.
Shas spokesman denies there is a blanket ban on Shas officials interviewing on the Kol Barama station but refuses to explain the comments of Cohen’s spokesman.
Yishai denies connection to controversial Yosef video
By GIL HOFFMAN
Rabbi Shalom Cohen: "Eli Yishai left us and went to the toilet."
Poll shows slate winning seven seats with Deri at helm, nine with Yishai.
A campaign to secure a spot for haredi women on the electoral lists of the haredi United Torah Judaism and Shas parties for the upcoming elections has been launched.
The order was given after the NGO, the Movement for the Quality of Government in Israel, told the High Court that the state was delaying, fudging numbers and interpreting selective statistics.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Over 100 people were injured during the overcrowded funeral procession for revered Rabbi Shmuel Halevi Wosner.
By BEN HARTMAN,JEREMY SHARON,JPOST.COM STAFF
Considered one of the most revered rabbinical sages of his time, Wosner passed away late Friday at the age of 101.
The Hapeles daily has a 11.9 percent market share in the haredi sector.
Kahlon vows not to fall into Likud’s trap.
Suspects who ran scheme are said to be well-known haredi politicians living in Jerusalem, their identities have not been disclosed.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,JEREMY SHARON
Haredi political leaders have railed against what they describe as the "wicked decrees" of the outgoing government.
Circumcision and ritual immersion are two of the major requirements for a male convert according to Jewish law, along with an acceptance of the commandments laid out in the Torah.
Students sought for several weeks to get MKs from the two mainstream haredi parties, UTJ and Shas, to participate in the debate, making numerous requests of the MKs various aides.
The boys, associated with the Jerusalem Faction, a hardline minority group in the non-hassidic haredi community, were arrested for refusing to present themselves for preliminary IDF procedures.
Most of those arrested were loyal to a faction known as 'the terrorists.'
Protestors are picketing in support of four yeshiva students arrested for refusing to report to IDF draft offices.
Authorities detain 30 yeshiva students during the raid at the famous Ponovezh Yeshiva amid reported feud between rival groups.
By BEN HARTMAN
Funding for facility nearly derailed by haredi opposition to secular management company
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
In new decision, the organization's rabbis state that it is permitted for women to give instruction on halacha and to issue halachic decisions.
Intel Israel has several policies to boost women in it ranks.
By NIV ELIS
Money will go to 16 hotels who employ Arab, Beduin, Druze, ultra-Orthodox, people with disabilities, and single parents.
Ultra-Orthodox party chairman's move comes day after footage exposed of late Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef criticizing Deri.
According to the humanitarian aid organization Latet, an estimated 2.54 million people are living in poverty.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
New Economy Ministry-led program draws men from haredi sector into construction work.
200 select candidates attend job fair.
The poll was conducted last week on a sample of 500 respondents representing a statistical sample of the adult population and published over the weekend.
The spiritual mentor of the Degel Hatorah party rejects PM's invitation into the coalition until "anti-haredi legislation" is reversed.
However, targets for the Civilian Service program, an alternative for haredi men to full military service, most likely be missed.
Following Sunday's approval of Jewish state bill by Knesset, rumors abound over integration of haredi parties into PM Netanyahu's coalition.
After posting about Zidan Saif's funeral on Facebook, Ariela Sternbach received pledges from several anonymous donors to pay for a charter bus to the funeral.
Grunis: It’s illegal and harms the values of Israel as a Jewish and democratic state
As part of the get-togethers, the students will discuss central conflicts in Israeli society and reflect on Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Day and on the late prime minister’s legacy.
The government’s 2013 decision was for schools to gradually increase the total basic curriculum hours and reach 11 hours by the 2016/2017 school year.
MK Yoel Razvozov of Yesh Atid condemned the chief rabbis’ comments and said they would need to adhere to the rulings of the government.
Bayit Yehudi MK and Knesset faction chairwoman Ayelet Shaked threatens party will quit coalition, topple the gov't if conversion reform bill is voted out of committee on Monday.
By JEREMY SHARON,GIL HOFFMAN
Report has fed into speculation that a general election is imminent.
Campaign to include women’s images led by Yerushalmiot movement and Deputy Mayor Rachel Azaria, whose own picture was once banned on buses due to fears of haredi protests, vandalism.
Sharon Shapiro of Chicago, who initiated the petition, says she wishes to stop the phenomenon of "bullying and harassing women who refuse to change seats.”
By SHARON UDASIN,JTA
Naturally, only 10% of respondents who said they voted for haredi parties said they were in favor of excluding the haredi parties from government.
The school made headlines earlier this month when on the first day of school, secular pupils and their parents discovered a separation wall had been erected within the school.
By LIDAR GRAVE-LAZI
Science and Technology Minister Yaakov Peri (Yesh Atid) said that haredi enlistment has risen over the past year.
City suffers from severe shortage of classroom space, critics mayor and his administration have frequently claimed that large sums of state money remain unused by the municipal.
Barriers must not be built between Jews, MK Lipman says of 2.5-meter-high gender-separation wall.
Following the Har Nof synagogue massacre, an aftermath of faith, miracles and prayers.
By ANAV SILVERMAN
What should you do when your haredi son won’t celebrate Yom Ha’atzma’ut?
By THREE LADIES, THREE LATTES
Way before the 2011 social justice protests and the proliferation of cooperatives, the Ezrat Achim haredi nonprofit grocery opened in Tel Aviv.
By TAMAR DRESSLER
Market swings have little bearing on the Bnei Brak real-estate scene, where homes are always in demand.
By JOHN BENZAQUEN
Déjà vu in Beit Shemesh as a battle over a school highlights tension between haredi and
The author says the Torah organizes our lives to allow us to best appreciate the human condition and enjoy the pleasures of this world.
By AHARON E. WEXLER
British newspaper The Guardian is not particularly well-disposed toward Israel, and certainly not toward its right-wing politicians.
Ronnie Peterson and Lazer Lloyd put their religious diversity on the backburner and music in the forefront as they perform a special series of shows together.
By LIOR PHILLIPS
After a summer of war and heading into 'shmita,' Agriculture Minister Yair Shamir assures Israelis there will be no shortage of produce this year.
By SHARON UDASIN
By JEFF BARAK
I consider myself among those who were equally offended by the signs in Beit Shemesh making demands from female residents.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Not so long ago, you could pretty well know how Israelis would vote by an identifying feature or features, what knowledgeable English-speakers call stereotyping.
By AVRAHAM AVI-HAI
The ultra-Orthodox Jewish community must confront the reality that its own leaders challenged basic assumptions still ruling and guiding the haredi world.
By ELI KAVON
It would be a travesty of Israel’s definition as a Jewish and democratic state if the state stepped in to prevent parents, educators from teaching the way they believe is the most Jewishly authentic.
By JPost Editorial