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Posts Tagged: Haredi Jews

February 20, 2022 7:47 am

Poverty in the Haredi Sector Is Not Destiny

JNS.org - From the Kempinski Hotel where he is vacationing in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Shas Party leader Aryeh Deri has released a video accusing the...

September 26, 2021 6:25 am

On Visible and Invisible Jews

JNS.org - During the middle days of the Sukkot festival, small groups of haredi kids can be seen wandering along the thoroughfares of New York...

April 25, 2021 9:32 am

What’s Wrong With Us?

Israel’s 73rd Independence Day was an annual reminder of as close to a miracle as it gets. If for no other reason than it actually...

October 18, 2020 12:51 pm

New York Gov. Cuomo Bans Wedding of Satmar Jews, Expected to Draw 10,000 People

i24 News - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered the cancellation of a large ultra-Orthodox wedding that was set to take place in Williamsburg after...

July 28, 2020 1:28 pm

Israeli Actress Shira Haas Gets Emmy Nomination for Role in Netflix Hit ‘Unorthodox’

Israeli actress Shira Haas was nominated for an Emmy Award on Tuesday for her performance in the Netflix hit "Unorthodox." Haas was nominated for Best Actress...

July 28, 2020 10:26 am

Israeli Tech Sector Saw 52% Rise in Number of Haredi Jews Employed Since 2014, Report Shows

CTech - The number of ultra-Orthodox (Haredi) Jews working in the Israeli tech sector grew by 52% between 2014 and 2018, according to a new...

July 27, 2020 4:12 pm

New York Police Seeking Suspects in ‘Antisemitic Grand Larceny’ Cases

The New York Police Department Hate Crimes Task Force is seeking two suspects in four separate recent acts of antisemitic harassment in Brooklyn. The Task Force...

April 19, 2020 7:03 am

Religion and COVID-19

There has been a great deal of negative publicity that religious communities in Israel and the United States were disregarding state and medical laws about...

March 6, 2020 10:26 am

Purim, and a Shift in the Haredi World

Over the past few weeks, I have noted a major shift in the Jewish world, a shift that relates to the Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) community in...

February 4, 2020 9:43 am

Is Haredi Refusal to Serve in the IDF Crippling Israeli Politics?

JNS.org - As Israel heads into its third round of elections in a 12-month period, one number continues to hold the political process hostage. Both...

August 27, 2019 10:51 am

Israel Launches a Tech Integration Program for Haredi Students

CTech - Israel’s Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, and Social Services is setting up a new program to help ultra-Orthodox (Haredi) Jewish students find jobs...

May 29, 2019 7:54 am

The Case for Enlisting Haredi Men Into the Israeli Military

JNS.org - Among key issues that have collapsed the 21st Knesset before its ministers have even been sworn into their positions is the enlistment, or...

October 24, 2017 11:05 am

Hundreds of Haredi Jews Protest Against Military Draft in Jerusalem

JNS.org - About 1,500 haredi Jews protested in Jerusalem on Monday, amid the community’s ongoing opposition of Israel’s mandatory military conscription law. The large crowds of protesters blocked...

September 17, 2017 11:42 am

Israeli Defense Minister Supports High Court Ruling Nixing Haredi Draft Exemption

JNS.org - A day after Israel’s High Court of Justice canceled the country’s law that exempts Haredi Jews from compulsory IDF service while studying in yeshiva,...


Vocal Israel Critic Cornel West Launches Longshot Presidential Bid

Longtime Israel critic Cornel West announced on Monday his intention to run for the Presidency of the United States as the candidate of the left wing People’s Party. “I enter in...


Egyptian Attacker Was Most Likely Lone Wolf Jihadist, Israeli Sources Say

i24 News - The Egyptian border policeman who shot dead three Israeli soldiers on Saturday during a cross-border infiltration was most likely a jihadist who acted alone, Israeli security sources...


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