Knesset passes controversial 'Norwegian Law'
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Berko, Shalev chosen for committee to select next Attorney General
Economy Ministry to award scholarships to Beduin students
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Grapevine: Music to his ears
Hasarma to make Arab history on sidelines
Kroyter jumps back into picture as high-flying Israeli phenom
Blue-and-white moves up gear in EuroBasket preparations
Plzen crushes Maccabi Tel Aviv’s hopes
Pollard's lawyer hopes parole board will let him make aliyah
PA, EU: Israel's authorization of 300 new settler homes harms harmful to peace
Seven Arabs arrested for attacking Jews on Jerusalem promenade
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Sara Netanyahu: We invest in protecting our children, our enemies invest in terrorism
'Amnesty report is fundamentally flawed, shows its compulsive obsessiveness towards Israel'
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New York to investigate haredi schools for lack of secular studies
Israeli archaeologists find remnants of landmark synagogue destroyed by Nazis
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France's Fabius visits Tehran, extends Paris invite to Rouhani
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My friends went on vacation and all I got was this stupid ISIS flag
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With more than 250,000 dead in Syria, UN proposes working groups for peace
Second reported IAF strike: Damascus says Israel strikes pro-Syrian Palestinian militia
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Israeli researchers: Type II diabetics should never forgo breakfast
Illegal anabolic steroids smuggled in by fitness instructor seized
Israel’s largest solar field begins flowing to the national grid
Hydrocarbons found in second wells at Golan Heights oil project
Establish commission to examine water flow to Jordan, MK says
Steinitz, Netanyahu postpone vote on gas compromise outline
Budget deal to give NIS 18,000 ‘piggy bank’ to 18-year-olds
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Israeli safety app Musketeer saves lives
Earth-like planet discovered beyond solar system
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07.30.2015 | 14 Av, 5775
Haredi women are carving out a piece of Israel’s entrepreneurial space.
By EITAN AROM
The biggest factor explaining the difference in the groups was the number of wage earners in the household.
By NIV ELIS
An Economy Ministry study released Monday found that 37% of employees preferred not to hire haredi workers.
Economy Ministry poll: Both employers and employees show some reluctance to work alongside Arab men (46%), ultra-Orthodox men (30%).
IDF officials state lack of incentive to enlist on behalf of haredi yeshiva students and bureaucratic problems stand in the way of law's goals.
By JEREMY SHARON
Fifty-three percent of haredim reported having few, if any, conversations with Jews from segments of society outside their own.
By MATTHEW AXEL
Parents affected by the ban have responded by defending the Belz rabbinical decree saying it was part of their choice when deciding to live in the Belz community.
By JERRY LEWIS
A BBC spokesman said the profiles aimed to portray constituencies in a few sentences.
Finance Minister stresses haredi community must contribute to national security, receive professional training and go into the job market.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Un étudiant en aide un autre. A priori, rien de bien étonnant. A moins que le premier soit laïque et le second, un ancien yéshiviste qui connaît à peine l’alphabet latin. Retour sur une initiative militante
By PEGGY CIDOR
Si l’Etat opte pour le compromis plutôt que la coercition, la communauté ultraorthodoxe pourrait s’avérer être le prochain moteur de croissance du pays
Conscription des harédim, réforme de l’establishment religieux, Israël vient de faire un grand pas en arrière
Après deux ans dans l’opposition, les partis ultraorthodoxes sont prêts à retourner dans les couloirs du pouvoir. Mais à quel prix ?
Sara Netanyahu, the wife of the prime minister, is reputed to have enormous influence on her husband.
Critics say if changes aren’t made to the bill now, they will have to be made at a later date and impossible to implement.
Beliba Homa helps Haredi men overcome challenges as a lack of basic knowledge of math and English while pursuing a university education and maintaining their lifestyle by pairing them with students.
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
Head of United Torah Judaism, MK Yaakov Litzman, hopes to revoke the clause requiring haredi men to serve in the IDF.
"We've worked very hard for this day, everything's in place and we hope this effort will bring the results."
Party says it will insist on preservation of status quo in coalition agreement.
“I am fiercely opposed to sitting with Yesh Atid in the next government,” Litzman told the Post.
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.
The rabbis said he new party would bring together “rabbis who love Torah and the Land of Israel, who will raise up the banner of Torah in our lives, in the Land of Israel and in the State of Israel."
Minister of the Economy and Shas chairman Aryeh Deri says he hopes the study will encourage employers to hire haredi employees and help overcome prejudices.
Residents debate responsibility of ultra-orthodox in standing up to extremism.
By SAM SOKOL
There are some 2,900 current files open in front of the court, many involving difficult and complex issues.
Israeli photographer Yonatan Sindel puts haredi life in focus
By ARIEL HENDELMAN
The party also gained the chairmanship of the important Knesset Constitution, Law and Justice Committee which MK Nissan Slomiansky is poised to receive.
The large majority of haredi boys are taught extremely basic Maths and English in elementary school and virtually none in high school.
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
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.
Judge: Behavior of municipality and mayor created sections of the city which were not subject to the rule of law.
New Economy Ministry-led program draws men from haredi sector into construction work.
The spiritual mentor of the Degel Hatorah party rejects PM's invitation into the coalition until "anti-haredi legislation" is reversed.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Naturally, only 10% of respondents who said they voted for haredi parties said they were in favor of excluding the haredi parties from government.
Law provides an exemption from the study of the core curriculum to ultra-Orthodox high schools grades nine through 12.
By LIDAR GRAVE-LAZI,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Lapid has issued threats over the past two weeks to quit the coalition if taxes are raised, if he does not get his way on the 2015 state budget, or if his 0% VAT housing plan does not pass into law.
Judge Arnon Darel finds that the Safot VeTarbuyot school in the city has large premises which is not fully utilized.
Lawmakers were aghast at the lack of appropriate premises for two kindergartens in the capital’s Ramot neighborhood.
Report on developed countries finds mothers have average of three kids, 1 in 3 children living in sub-standard conditions.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
A haredi high-school in Jerusalem currently has no premises at which to teach for the coming academic year.
Protests took place in Jerusalem, as well as on major traffic arteries close to Bnei Brak, Modiin Illit, Beit Shemesh, Ashdod, and several other locations.
Rabbis will attend ceremony marking anniversary of the release of Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, Grand Rabbi of the Chabad hasidic sect, from Soviet prison.
Drafting students at a young age would bolster the army’s ranks and distribute the security burden evenly across the nation.
By RABBI LAZER GURKOW
Until now, there has been little government support to aid the integration of citizens leaving the haredi fold for a secular life.
By YARDENA SCHWARTZ
The bitter atmosphere in the haredi street towards the current government, may have contributed to the decrease in enlistment figures.
The subsidies were part of a gov't policy to get around a previous court ruling invalidating the stipends as unfair discrimination and favoritism.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The Haredi Hi-Tech Forum was founded to provide assistance for people in the haredi sector in developing their own business initiatives.
March of 400 from Ramat Gan to Bnei Brak was organized by several groups including Gesher, an NGO dedicated to greater cohesion in society.
It is widely suspected that large numbers of full-time yeshiva students who receive stipends do not fulfill their requisite number of study hours.
State schools will offer programs for some 230,000 pupils during the first three weeks of summer break.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Daughter of Ovadia Yosef and founder of Haredi College awarded for her work.
MK Rabbi Dov Lipman, who is leading the initiative, calls the new site a "one-stop shop" for the needs of a haredi job-seeker.
‘They all should serve in the army or do national service and stop being parasites.’
The sector of Israeli society that says the ultra-Orthodox must enlist in the army, sees general conscription as a just sharing in societal obligations; the haredim see the demand as an attack on their identity, way of life.
Prayer rally to protest legislation to draft haredi men into national service shuts down streets in capital.
Prayer rally set to prevent drafting ultra-Orthodox men into national service; the last haredi protest of a similar size and nature was in 1999.
By JEREMY SHARON,DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Mass disobedience of haredim regarding the enlistment bill now growing more probable and should give those drafting the law pause for thought.
Channel 2: Shaked committee members strike deal on criminal sanctions, age of enlistment.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Political sources claim Netanyahu intervened in Knesset c'tee over concerns coalition was in danger.
Demonstrators angered over arrest of draft dodging yeshiva student; 35 arrested in total.
By JEREMY SHARON,GIL HOFFMAN,LAHAV HARKOV,NIV ELIS
Of the haredim who could be drafted, who number as many as 50,000, only around 3,000 are impacted, and only by a reduction of around $70 a month.
By Yonah Jeremy Bob
Official announcement by umbrella hassidic movement calls on ultra-religious Jews to remain in yeshivas during semester break, study Torah.
Haredi community concerned for the well-being of soldiers; “When the country needs to be defended then it is not appropriate for yeshiva students to go on holiday,” spokesman for Gur sect says.
Last week, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced a new 61-seat coalition government.
By ERIC R. MANDEL
Parshat Bechukotai opens with a detailed list of promises slated to be fulfilled.
By RABBI SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
Haredim – get trained and go sustain your families with dignity. Secular Israel – hire haredim and forget the old stereotypes.
By DOV LIPMAN
What is at stake is an historical clash between two fundamentally different views of Judaism.
By DANIEL STATMAN
Ultra-Orthodox politicians are impudently, hypocritically and vengefully stoking negative stories about the hesder program.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
Draft dodgers go to jail because they are draft dodgers, not because they want to study Torah.
By Jerusalem Post Readers