haredi demographics

Israel's haredi Jews deserve better leaders - opinion

We are no longer willing to live in poverty and to accept unnecessary limitations in our lives in unquestioning obedience to the Rabbis.

By MENACHEM BOMBACH
02/11/2022
Shas leader Arye Deri (right) and UTJ leader Ya'acov Litzman (far left) attend a meeting in Jerusale

Why were haredi political factions against the WZO anniversary event?

Members of the Zionist executive from around the world gathered on stage in Basel singing Hatikvah, but where were the members of haredi political factions?

31/08/2022

Long overdue change is coming to the haredi school system - opinion

Haredi schools that choose to implement core studies like math, English and science will receive 100% guaranteed funding from the state, contingent upon students passing their external exams.

02/07/2022

Report: One out of seven Jews worldwide are haredim, projected to be 20%-25% by 2040

A new report released by the Institute for Jewish Policy Research (JPR) is the first-ever attempt to estimate the global haredi population.

03/05/2022

Understanding Haredi society: Eda Haredit and Peleg Yerushalmi

Who are the Eda Haredit, or the "Fearful Community," and how are they different from the Peleg Yerushalmi? Here is everything you need to know about Haredi sects.

22/12/2021

Where will Miriam Naor go with the Meron disaster state inquiry?

Naor is a moderate, but she is secular and a moderate activist.

Israel has a major societal disconnect and it must be fixed

First Meron, then Givat Ze’ev. All after a year of Covid chaos. It's time for our Haredi brethren and community leaders to shape up, but also for secular society to stop the baseless hatred.

By RAPHAEL BITTON
03/06/2021
American and Israeli Jews [Illustrative]

The American Jewry demographic is only growing and becoming more diverse

We need to confront them truthfully and acknowledge the opportunities and challenges that they present to Jewish vitality in 21-century America.

23/05/2021

At least 6 Americans, including 3 teens, among victims in Meron disaster

Yosef Amram Tauber, 19, of Monsey, was a student at the Brisk yeshiva. A relative said that he left for Israel to attend the yeshiva “for the first time last week.”

By STEWART AIN/JTA
04/05/2021

Coronavirus and the haredim: By the numbers

Why the haredi status quo cannot be sustained

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