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The Rabbi says students should apply for the legal postponement of army service at the draft office, while others are of the opinion that students should outright refuse to comply with the IDF.
Haredim protest the arrest of a yeshiva student for evading IDF service. Photo: Yisrael Cohen/Kikar HaShabbat Several hundred haredi men from radical factions within the ultra-Orthodox community demonstrated outside the IDF's Prison 6 Monday morning
J'lem neighborhood dispute ends in bloodshed 11/15/2013 01:00 Arik Pelzin, 65, has lived next to the Diaspora Yeshiva on the historic hillside, just beyond the Western Wall's Zion Gate, since the early '70s...Photo: Wikimedia Commons An acrimonious
A small contingent of Bnei Akiva school girls joined several hundred ultra-Orthodox girls at the Western Wall on Monday morning to protest the monthly Women of the Wall prayer marking the new month on the Jewish calender, Army Radio reported.
A Rabbi from an ultra-orthodox Hasidic sect has banned his students from eating soya products for fear of encouraginh gay sex. The Hasidic yeshiva of Gur has ruled that boys should not eat soy, lest it leads to unwanted sexual arousal, according to a
The incident took place as votes in the municipal elections were still being counted nationwide, and while Rabbi Shteinman was preparing a Torah lesson he intended to give Wednesday.
Rabbi Avraham Zuckerman, founder of the Bnei Akiva yeshiva network and a leader in the national-religious movement in Israel, has died. Zuckerman, whose Bnei Akiva network included some 60 institutions, died Saturday night...Zuckerman studied in
The Orthodox Jewish community of Brooklyn was in shock today after federal authorities charged a local rabbi with running a scheme to coerce husbands with violence and electric cattle prods to grant divorces to their unhappy spouses for fees that ran
His funeral was the largest in Israel's history. "Our differences should not obscure his greatness and his great contribution to world of the Torah, especially among the Sephardic public," Rabbi Melamed stated. "We learn to honor scholars who have
Yosef Kolko, 39, pleaded guilty in May, on the third day of his trial, to aggravated sexual assault, attempted aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault and child endangerment while he was a counselor at a camp run by the Yeshiva Bais Hatorah School.