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Ultra-Orthodox Jews pray outside their home in the city of Bnei Brak on January 14, 2021, during the

Police arrive in Bnei Brak to find vandals, equipped to disperse crowd

The residents protesting the police were ultra-Orthodox extremists belonging to teh Vizhnitz Hasidic dynasty. The protesters numbered in the dozens.

There needs to be a crackdown on the haredi sector

What is happening in Israel right now with the Haredi sector is nothing short of a disaster.

Ultra-Orthodox Jews seen in the street of the ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Mea Shearim on a rainy

Journalist attacked by haredi mob in Mea She'arim

When he left his car to retrieve the camera tripod, he was bombarded by stones and trash bags, as well as other objects. He has sustained multiple injuries.

A Satmar wedding takes place in Williamsberg, breaking coronavirus restrictions. November 2020

Satmar wedding ‘disrespectful, deceitful, illegal,’ says NY Gov. Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says New York City should do ‘robust investigation’ of incident and ‘bring the full consequence of legal action to bear.’

What's to be done on Haredi civil disobedience?

How do you ladies suggest the government should deal with haredi civil disobedience?


You gotta love the haredim

In the US haredim do not control who can get married and divorced, and where you can be buried.

The endless struggle within a wonderful people

In the Haredi world, you do what your rabbi tells you to do.

A memorial candle

Rabbi Moshe Yehuda Leib Landau, famed Bnei Brak leader, dies at 84

Israel’s Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi David Lau eulogized Landau calling him a “righteous person who devoted his whole life to the public.”

Ya'acov Litzman

Haredi party is ‘zealous in the service of God’ declares leading rabbi

Only through voting can the haredi community strengthen Judaism in Israel, implied Rabbi Menachem Mendel Hager, head of influential hassidic community in Israel.

Climbing up the socioeconomic ladder: Military service among the Haredim

Even though military service is one of the most blatant threats to the ultra-Orthodox lifestyle, it has become a rather attractive channel for broad segments of the community.

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