Ultra-Orthodox

Israelis see election date, draft law as keys to calming social unrest

A survey led by Gesher organization finds 54% of Israelis support setting an agreed election date to calm social unrest. 59% see consensus on draft law beneficial.

By WALLA!
21/05/2024

Grapevine May 19, 2024: Sob story bots

Movers and shakers in Israeli society.

'Careful, Beauties Ahead!': A man's look at the haredi world he loved and betrayed

Wearing his trademark suspenders and red eyeglasses, the avuncular journalist planted himself for several months in Mea She’arim, the quintessentially haredi Jerusalem neighborhood.

Targeting Netzach Yehuda is is a grave injustice

While US support of Israel stands strong, these sanctions will threaten to undermine the close cooperation between the two countries.

By STEVE ROSEDALE
27/04/2024

Rabbi, what do you surf? How ultra-Orthodox Jews use the news, Internet

Author Yoel Cohen draws upon surveys of Israeli rabbis about attitudes toward, and usage of, information and media, in particular new media.

By YOEL COHEN
03/04/2024

Journalist says the IDF needs haredim to safeguard West Bank settlements

Reporter and military commentator Yossi Yehoshua spoke with Ben Caspit and Prof. Aryeh Eldad about IDF Central Command Maj.-Gen. Yehuda Fox's plan to recruit ultra-Orthodox.

By 103FM
02/04/2024

Will Israel's government collapse due to the IDF haredi draft crisis?

With Netanyahu famous for pushing off decisions, expect Israel to try to reach an agreement with the bare minimum of haredi commitment.

Two Israel Police officers see conviction of assaulting civilian overturned

Jerusalem court opts for police officers to face fines and and community service instead, despite victim's rights violation concerns.

By SHLOMI HELLER
01/04/2024

Why Israel's ultra-Orthodox Jews will never serve in the IDF

Believe me, you don't really want the haredim in the army. You don't want the haredim to make crucial decisions according to the Halacha. Think about it.

By YANKALE FRIEDMAN
31/03/2024

Netanyahu: Elections will set Israel back to before Gaza war

Netanyahu stressed that he is making the utmost effort to retrieve all the remaining hostages in Gaza, saying that he is "interested in succeeding, not appear as if I am only trying."

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