Tag archive for ‘ultra-orthodox’
Itay Blumental On Sunday, March 29th, 2020

Hundreds of Israeli ultra-Orthodox attend funeral, defying virus orders

Hundreds participated in the funeral of a leader of an extreme ultra-Orthodox community who passed away late Saturday in the predominately religious city in central Israel. Eyewitnesses said police forces were More...

Rotem Elizera On Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

Measles outbreak hits ultra-Orthodox areas harder

Jerusalem, Safed and Bnei Brak, all cities with substantially large ultra-Orthodox populations, lead with the most cases of measles. Nine months after the outbreak of the measles epidemic in Israel, the Ministry More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, December 19th, 2016

In Israel: The non-kosher conduct of kashrut supervisors

    The biggest threat to a business owner in Jerusalem is the revocation of the business’ kashrut certificate. In a city where 80 percent of Jews define themselves as ultra-Orthodox, religious, More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Gila Yasgur Brings American Goods Right To Israelis’ Doorsteps With We Sell It

Gila Yasgur is one of Israel’s budding new young entrepreneurs and the co-founder of We Sell It. As a woman, she faces an especially tough challenge on the road to success, especially in Israel. Not many More...

Eliezer Hayun On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

A (Hasidic) star is born

  At 20 years pf age, Meir Green felt on the verge of spiritual and internal collapse. He had just finished a tour of 12 different yeshivas in Israel, France, Switzerland and Canada, without finding More...

Kobi Nachshoni On Sunday, July 10th, 2016

WATCH: Ultra-Orthodox curse, spit, tear up a prayer book while Women of the Wall pray

  More than 300 women affiliated with Women of the Wall (WOW) came on Thursday morning, Rosh Chodesh Tamuz (the first day of the Hebrew month Tamuz) to pray at the Western Wall, as has been their custom More...

Ynet News On Monday, May 30th, 2016

Jewish dating site—to match gay men with lesbians

A new dating site for gay and lesbian Orthodox Jews seeks to enable them to meet, have children, and raise them together in a “traditional” setting. Thus far, nearly 50 users have signed up, hoping More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

British Anti-Semites Plan Rally in Stamford Hill, Spew Facebook Venom

A white supremicist anti-semitic group is planning a rally in on March 22 to protest what they call the “Jewification of Stamford Hill, ” according to Ynet. The district has the highest concentration More...

Tibi Singer On Monday, November 3rd, 2014

UK Religious Schools ‘Indoctrinating’ Children against Homosexuality Face Closing

UK schools that are found to be ‘indoctrinating pupils about gay people’ will face closing under new rules designed to promote ‘British values, ’ the British Government confirmed Monday, according More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Will the Shabbos App Change Jewish Life, Raise Rabbinic Ire, or Both?

The makers of the new Shabbos App say that it can allow orthodox Jews to use their smartphones on the Sabbath without violating Jewish Law. Call it Shabbos or Shabbat, Jews who adhere to the strict guidelines More...

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