The Hebrew University center study surveyed 1,100 teens aged 16-18 representing Israel’s different “tribes” – secular, religious Zionist, Haredi and Arab.
A year after the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, the three-fold crisis plaguing Israeli society threatens the basic contract between the state and its citizenry, and has led to a lack of trust in government leaders and institutions and an 'unparalleled degree of polarization'
In the second of a series of articles ahead of Israel’s March 23 election, a brief explanation of Israel’s coalition blocs and what makes this year’s election unique
Rabbi Lau’s office said on Tuesday that as far as he is concerned, all the judges are required to be vaccinated
Rabbi Eliezer Berland, who had previously done prison time for sexual offenses, is charged with 16 counts of fraud and exploitation, and with money laundering totaling $43 million
In hopes of breaking down barriers that sometimes isolate the Orthodox from wider society, community leaders organized the pop-up vaccination event at the end of Shabbat
Residents of This ultra-Orthodox Israeli City Were Wary of the Vaccine. Here’s How That Changed Overnight
Cholent, a special yummy Shabbat dish, was on offer, but prominent rabbis said everyone should get inoculated, and the Haredi community 'says no to lies,' a local man added
Labor was on the brink of extinction only a couple of weeks ago. Now it’s Meretz’s turn to signal polling distress. Why are Israel’s old parties of the left, once in power, now on life-support?
Israel faces a new terrorist insurgency. This time it’s ultra-Orthodox Jews, armed with COVID, and the government is unwilling, or unable, to safeguard lives or the law
The state had asked the court to extend the law that allows yeshiva students not to serve their military duty until July 6, after the next Knesset can handle it
Even as he celebrates the vaccination drive, Netanyahu completely ignores the fact that over 5,000 Israelis have died of coronavirus, and his campaign against the legal system is clearly undermining efforts to get the pandemic under control
On episode six of Election Overdose podcast: What’s the life-span of a new center-left party in Israel? Why has Netanyahu embraced the Jewish supremacists? And which of the parties are in danger of extinction?
Why did young ultra-Orthodox men attack Arab bus drivers in Bnei Brak last month? Why might they vote for the new racist-Kahanist party list? Here's why, over several decades, the Haredim have pivoted from doves to the hard right
The ultra-Orthodox resistance to coronavirus lockdown measures could perversely be the catalyst for finally integrating them into the economy
Disregarding mounting criticism of the custom, even from within the community, Housing Ministry issues guide for planners enjoining them to limit spaces where sexes could meet unsupervised
Even if the lockdown is extended – given the current state of enforcement and lack of law and order – no miracle can be expected that would significantly curb Israel's coronavirus infection rates in a week
Some moderate Israeli ultra-Orthodox say extremists' refusal to comply with coronavirus regulations will change the status quo in the upcoming election
As Netanyahu fights his fourth battle for survival in two years in an election overshadowed by just one issue – COVID-19 – the ultra-Orthodox community’s brazen flouting of the lockdown is causing him deep damage
Housing Minister Yaakov Litzman and Interior Minister Arye Dery have been working to ensure new homes ahead of the March election
State asks High Court to extend a law exempting yeshiva students from compulsory military duty through July 6, or until the next Knesset can tackle the issue
Meni Wakshtock and Efi Skakovsky aren’t afraid to tackle some sacred cows in their "Bardak" video skits. They insist they’re not meant to be taken too seriously, though
For 40 years, Israel has allowed a radical separatism, fed by political extortion and impunity, to flourish. That Haredi sedition, empowered by its blatant defiance of COVID rules, is now a danger to the Jewish state
Although more than 200,000 Israelis were vaccinated against COVID daily, the number of confirmed cases remained high, with troubling scenes of overwhelmed coronavirus wards
Sunday’s mass funeral in Jerusalem turned the Israeli government’s claim of equitable management of the coronavirus crisis into a farce, undermining the public's faith and increasing anger at the Haredi public