Articles in "Ultra-Orthodox"

Number of Eligible Voters Increased Since April, Voting Participation Expected to Decrease

The number of eligible voters in Israel has increased since the last election in April, according to data released on Tuesday by the ...

Courts Squabble Over Gender-Segregated Concert for Ultra-Orthodox as Event Proceeds

Israeli courts on Wednesday squabbled over a ruling regarding a gender-segregated concert for the Ultra-Orthodox community in Afula, while ...

Ultra-Orthodox Hold First-Ever Ceremony for Community’s Fallen Soldiers

For the first time since the establishment of the State of Israel, an official state event was held in memory of the IDF's Ultra-Orthodox ...

Dozens Arrested as Hundreds Protest Arrest of Draft Dodger

Hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jews blocked traffic and more than 30 arrested in Bnei Brak Thursday as members of the Jerusalem faction ...

Liberman: Haredi Demands ‘Theater of the Absurd’, Will Quit if Bill Passes

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman hinted Monday that he would resign if a controversial measure further ensconcing ultra-Orthodox draft ...

Hundreds Take Part in Haredi ‘Day of Rage’, At Least 40 Arrested

Hundreds of ultra-Orthodox protesters blocked traffic Thursday along central traffic arteries and intersections in Jerusalem, including ...

Lapid, Gabbay Square Off Over Haredi Army Service

Yesh Atid Party Chairman Yair Lapid and Labor Party Chairman Avi Gabbay squared off Tuesday over the issue of ultra-Orthodox military ...

Ultra-Orthodox Enlistment: A timeline

1949 - Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion agrees to exempt haredi yeshiva students from military service at the height of the War of ...

IDF to Begin Preparations for Ultra-Orthodox Draft Following Holiday Season

The IDF will create an ultra-Orthodox administration to focus on increasing the number of ultra-Orthodox youth serving in the military, ...

Police to Investigate Haredi Riot; Erdan: Cops Apparently ‘Lost Control’

Police “may have lost control” of a protest by ultra-Orthodox Jews in Jerusalem Sunday, Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said ...