Tag archive for ‘haredim’
Telem Yahav On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

High Court urges Haredi faction to amend charter banning women from politics

The High Court of Justice examined arguments Tuesday against the charter of Agudat Yisrael, a faction within the United Torah Judaism Party, which bans women from joining its ranks, after Haredi women petitioned More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Abuse and Pedophilia at Jerusalem Haredi Elementary School

    A lawsuit filed against a venerated haredi elementary school Talmud Torah Kaminetz in Jerusalem, exposes a long tradition of physical and sexual abuse within the institution. The lawsuit filed yesterday More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Haredim Block Jerusalem Intersection Because — Who Knows?

Haredim ultra-Orthodox protest/ Photo Ohad Zwigenberg A group of young Haredim – ultra-orthodox Jews– blocked a downtown Jerusalem intersection just after 3 P.M. local time on Thursday. The Haredim More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Are Half of All Americans Dumb? Maybe

  The one and only certitude of this year’s Presidential election is that the respective Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton supporters despise the other candidate. That being said, now that Trump has More...

Shiri Dover On Friday, January 16th, 2015

First-ever ultra-Orthodox high-tech incubator opens

A new tech incubator in Bnei Brak aims to foster high-tech entrepreneurship in Israel’s haredi sector.     If the first thing that comes to mind when start-up entrepreneurs s are mentioned is young More...

Stanly Fischer

Stanley Fischer: Israel’s great challenge was poverty, especially among Arabs and haredim

– Stanley Fischer / Getty – / Lital Istamati, London / “The Israeli economy has been making a lot of noise lately, but it is very positive. The Bank of Israel can support growth, and More...

Contributor On Monday, May 20th, 2013

Extreme smartphone : Ultra-orthodox Haredi and glatt kosher

– Rabbi David Zilbershlag: The smartphone is needed for haredim to earn a living. Illustration / Getty – / By Li-or Averbach / A smartphone approved by a rabbinical committee will soon be launched More...

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