haredi population in israel

Israel is facing a ticking bomb: Haredi unemployment

How will the unemployment rates within the Haredi community impact Israel's future?


Is Eshkolot the future of haredi secular education in Israel?

While the Eshkolot program has attracted close to 20,000 students, there remains an official stigma among many to publicly acknowledge their participation in the program

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.


Was there a reclamation of Zionism in Basel?

DIASPORA AFFAIRS: On August 29, 1897, Theodor Herzl convened in Basel the First Zionist Congress. One hundred and twenty-five years later, the WZO chose to commemorate the congress.


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.


Recycling reform is just not good enough - opinion

The deposit program needs to be further expanded to include all recyclable product containers, and the deposit will only be effective if in-store collection is administered properly.

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.


Haredim who want out - are we giving them the help they need?

Hillel, an association that provides assistance to haredim who wish to leave the community, was disqualified from broadcasting in July. So they took the network to court.


Israel has to find solutions for its poor education results - opinion

Israel's education ranks relatively low compared to other countries, with the Haredi and Arab sectors rating even lower.

By Audrey Trachtman

Hate speech against Arabs in Israel reached all-time high in 2021

However, a downward trend in hate speech has been noted since June and has continued into July. This may be attributed to the new government, which encompasses a wide range of political ideologies.

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