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Yehuda Meshi Zahav, Chairman Israel's Zaka rescue unit poses for a picture outside his mother shiva,

Facebook, WhatsApp altered haredi community attitude toward sexual abuse - study

A new study from Tel Aviv University reveals a significant change over the past decade in the Haredi community's attitudes toward sexual abuse after many years of repression of the issue.

Mount Meron: The writing was on the wall

The Jerusalem Post Podcast Episode 13 with Yaakov Katz and Lahav Harkov.

Down with Deri: The Shas leader must be shamed out of politics - opinion

The Meron misfortune reflects a larger problem that Israel has with haredi politics, in which Arye Deri is a key culprit.

Eliezer Rumpler, from the Lev Tahor Haredi Jewish sect   arrives to the Jerusalem District Court for

Mt. Meron: Lay the blame, or join in unity? - comment

One is to look for someone to blame, and the other is to rally together in unity. The first is necessary and – if done properly – could have an important corrective effect


At least 6 Americans, including 3 teens, among victims in Meron disaster

Yosef Amram Tauber, 19, of Monsey, was a student at the Brisk yeshiva. A relative said that he left for Israel to attend the yeshiva “for the first time last week.”


Mount Meron tragedy: These are the victims of the stampede

President Reuven Rivlin lit 45 candles on Friday afternoon to commemorate the 45 victims reported at the time from Mount Meron.

What are haredi parties doing in a national-Zionist coalition? - opinion

A government priding itself as being national, democratic, Zionist, relies on haredi cynical anti-Zionist parties aiming to extract state funds, enforce religious coercion and erode democracy.


Who are the top haredi entrepreneurs in hi-tech?

Kama-Tech encourages the haredi community to delve into the world of entrepreneurship and hi-tech through various programs and events.


Illustrator Tirtsa Peleg reflects on bringing children's stories to life

“A book has two languages,” says Peleg, “There is the textual language and the visual language.”

An ambulance driving in the central Israeli city of Elad, April 5, 2020

Grand rabbi of the Spinka hassidic dynasty hospitalized - report

It is unclear what is wrong with the rabbi, other than that he was suffering from shortness of breath.

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