New luxury apartments target the ultra-Orthodox
Israel’s ultra-Orthodox, men and women alike, are making new inroads in universities
Why did he just bring down Bibi Netanyahu’s government? And what does he stand to lose if his gamble goes wrong?
Chants of ‘Kill the Jew,’ according to witnesses
Last week, Israeli media reported of rioting Haredim onboard an El Al plane. The true story turned out to be very different, and deeply revealing.
Israel wakes up to the needs of ex-Haredim
Aliza Bloch is running for mayor of Beit Shemesh, a Haredi stronghold infamous for intolerance towards women. Does she have a shot?
Start-up nation welcomes the ultra-Orthodox
Integration of the ultra-Orthodox into modern Israeli society—jobs, schools, the IDF— has stalled, but experts say further progress is inevitable
The yeshiva boys are back in town
How a gang of ultra-Orthodox fanatics led by a female ex-Catholic French resistance fighter kidnapped a boy and evaded the Mossad. And then it gets crazier.
In rabbinic Judaism, learning replaces noble birth as a source of power and status—including the power to avoid state responsibility
In conversation with Shulem Deen’s new ‘All Who Go Do Not Return,’ a book that doesn’t give readers everything they want
Newly-discovered 1923 film of influential rabbi used in haredi campaign
How ultra-Orthodox Jews and the secular left are forging an unlikely peace coalition in Israel
As Israel’s first female Haredi dean, mathematician Malka Schaps is helping other religious women follow in her footsteps
The Council of Four Lands was the central body of Jewish autonomy in Poland for nearly two centuries. What went wrong?
New movie offers a glimpse into the insular ultra-Orthodox community
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