JERUSALEM — Haredi Orthodox Jews pelted police with stones, eggs and other objects while the officers tried to remove three Israeli soldier…
A new court ruling explicitly forbids flight attendants for Israeli airlines from asking women to switch seats to accommodate ultra-Orthodox men.
JERUSALEM — The Haredi Orthodox parties in Israel’s government have proposed a new resolution that would rescind a government decision to…
“I never wear a yarmulke,” Weinstein said. “But I do when I come into this neighborhood. It’s a sign of respect.”
The plans for a 1,146-unit apartment complex in South Williamsburg have reopened a debate within the neighborhood’s diverse community over who gets the best affordable housing. Some residents fear that the Rabsky Group’s eight-building development will have a sizable number of multi-bedroom apartments — a layout that they say privileges large ultra-Orthodox families over smaller Hispanic families.
The 50th anniversary of the Six Day War has given a public soapbox to ultra-Orthodox Jews who are critical of the Israeli occupation.
— It’s safe to call the Israeli film “The Women’s Balcony” the opposite of a Hollywood blockbuster. The movie, directed by Emil Ben…
Reform Jews “are perceived as attempting to create an alternative religion to ‘compete’ with the tradition that Haredi Jews represent,” a study found.
Is Tahor, a menstruation app designed to facilitate the checking of bedikah cloths, a boon or a “great stumbling block?”
I have called haredim “the Jews’ Jews.” That’s because some Jews show vile and visceral hatred for them, like anti-Semites do for Jews as a whole.