Ultra-Orthodox leaders have convinced Benjamin Netanyahu to roll back laws that would have required all Israelis to serve in the military. Yeshiva students are celebrating their victory — as secular opponents fume over perceived injustice.
So, the Israel Defense Forces won’t be drafting haredi Orthodox Israelis, after all.
Israel Police arrested about 40 haredi Orthodox protesters in the southern city of Ashdod during a demonstration on behalf of four yeshiva students arrested for missing their army induction.
An ultra-Orthodox ad on Jerusalem buses suggests that Israelis’ immodest fashion causes terror attacks. But don’t worry, it’s not like the ad targets women or anything.
Two years ago, Racheli Ibenboim’s campaign to include women in haredi political parties failed. But times may be changing.
Tuvia Tenenbom thought he might escape the gloom of strife-torn Jerusalem by spending an uplifting evening with those who have left the Orthodox world. Boy, was he wrong.
Tova Ross says she’s not offended by ultra-Orthodox men who want to switch seats on planes. She asks why can’t we let them practice Judaism as they see fit?
A Delta Airlines flight to Israel was delayed after haredi Orthodox men and women deplaned rather than sit next to members of the opposite sex.
Several public buses featuring photos of young women wearing kippot and prayer shawls were vandalized in Jerusalem.