Ultra-Orthodox

Is ultra-Orthodox terrorism possible?

While the notion of haredi terrorism seems farfetched, it is becoming a likely scenario.

By AVI JAGER
24/10/2020
New coronavirus awareness campaign launches in ultra-Orthodox community

The campaign features posters labeled the same way obituary posters are typically labeled and emphasizing the different rates of infection in the different populations.

The Congregation Yetev Lev D'Satmar synagogue on October 19, 2020 in Williamsburg. A wedding planned
We must apply the same COVID-19 standards for all — Jews must choose life

The Torah and the Talmud are filled with rules placing the value of life over nearly every Jewish value, including prayer and communal gatherings such as weddings and funerals.

By ALAN DERSHOWITZ/JTA
23/10/2020
Kanievsky's actions close to organized civil disobedience campaign

Kanievsky’s current stand is extremely dangerous. It provides every sector of our fragmented society with an example of a civil disobedience campaign aimed at bending the rule of law.

Large Hasidic wedding was canceled, a tweet made it look like it happened

The video was taken at the wedding of Satmar Grand Rabbi Zalman Teitelbaum’s grandson in 2006.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
21/10/2020
Ultra-Orthodox defiance of COVID rules ratchets up Israeli society tension

Opening of Haredi schools on Sunday in violation of regulations sparks outrage.

By JOSHUA ROBBIN MARKS/THE MEDIA LINE
21/10/2020
Men pray in Jerusalem’s Ramat Shlomo neighborhood on Sunday.
The psychology of disobedience

Understanding the behavior of some ultra-Orthodox during the pandemic

By TUVIA PERI
20/10/2020
Ultra-Orthodox residents walk through of the Mea She’arim neighborhood of Jerusalem, August 2020
Several ultra-Orthodox cities to be removed from red-zone list

"I call on all public in red cities, on the haredi public, to fulfill the regulations”

Zionist orgs demand changes to WZC coalition agreement

The organizations said that a new “wall-to-wall” coalition agreement was needed “in a spirit of peace and agreement” between all parties of the congress.

Haredi children return to school amid the coronavirus crisis
30,000 ultra-Orthodox yeshiva students return to school today

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky told ultra-Orthodox school principals to open their doors the day before.

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