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October 17, 2017, 5:36 pm
Over 40 arrested in violent ultra-Orthodox anti-draft protests
Police say suspects in Bnei Brak attacked officers, caused 'public disturbances'; 8 arrested in Jerusalem for blocking light rail
October 17, 2017, 4:33 am
Cop pulls gun, 12 arrested at ultra-Orthodox anti-draft demonstrations
Officer brandishes weapon and threatens protesters in Jerusalem, female soldier berated and attacked during rallies against IDF service
October 4, 2017, 10:19 pm
Teacher at London Orthodox nursery says she was fired for living with boyfriend
Zelda de Groen, 24, sues Gan Menachem Nursery, charging religious and sexual discrimination
September 27, 2017, 3:08 pm
From Arab to Orthodox, Chinese to Korean, it’s love thy neighbor in French Hill
The northern Jerusalem neighborhood is home to a spectacularly diverse community, living in even more remarkable harmony
September 13, 2017, 11:29 am
Shas MK forced out for attending his gay nephew’s wedding
Yigal Guetta's resignation comes after ultra-Orthodox rabbis called for him to be fired for his 'public desecration of Heaven'
September 12, 2017, 10:02 pm
Rabbis urge removal of Shas MK who attended nephew’s gay wedding
'We're going in order to make him happy, because he's my sister's son,' Yigal Guetta told his kids; letter slams MK's 'public desecration of Heaven'
September 10, 2017, 4:30 am
4 arrested in Arad clashes between ultra-Orthodox, secular residents
Haredi protesters reportedly roll burning tires at home of activist who posted banner accusing Hasidic leader of making city 'dirty'
September 6, 2017, 6:27 pm
Polish man who burned effigy of Jew to sue those calling him anti-Semite
Piotr Rybak set the blaze during an anti-immigrant demonstration in 2005, but denies he is anti-Jewish
September 5, 2017, 3:32 am
Deputy education minister testifies for Haredi teacher charged with sexual abuse
Meir Porush asks court to allow suspect, accused of abusing minors at Tel Aviv institution, to attend daughter's wedding to prevent her 'trauma'
September 4, 2017, 11:14 am
Ultra-Orthodox man arrested for burning effigy of IDF soldier
Suspect identified in footage of incident in which figure dressed like religious commando was set alight during Lag B'Omer festivities
September 1, 2017, 1:45 pm
Where will the Haredim live in 2040?
Ultra-Orthodox integration in society can begin in local cities and towns -- with safeguards for both populations
August 18, 2017, 8:51 pm
I talked to the ‘anti-Semitic’ Swiss hotel owner and it’s complicated
'Despite the damning evidence and anger against Ruth Thomann, she is probably a tolerant person who, for lack of tact, is being pilloried internationally with devastating consequences for her business'
August 17, 2017, 9:34 pm
Amid outcry over hotel signs, Swiss lawmaker raps Israel for tolerating haredim
Roger Deneys later apologizes for post saying ultra-Orthodox Jews 'prevent peace in Palestine'
August 11, 2017, 3:34 pm
This eruv is more than a legal fiction
Will decency prevail in the ugly fight on the NY/NJ border over an abstract wall that lets Orthodox Jews carry on Shabbat?
August 11, 2017, 12:28 am
It’s Jew vs. Jew in France as conflict over women reading Torah turns ugly
Anti-Semitism is encouraging Jewish isolationism and radicalization, say leaders, causing an Orthodox-Liberal rift