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Thousands Of Ultra-Orthodox Jews Protest In Jerusalem

AP | Posted 07.16.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews protested Monday in Jerusalem against attempts to draft members of the cloistered community into the Isr...

Ultra Orthodox And Secular Jews Clash Over Gender Segregation In Israel

Posted 12.28.2011 | Religion

Ultra Orthodox Jews continue to push for segregation between men and women in the city of Beit-Shemesh, Israel, as secular residents fight back. "It ...

Israelis, Resentful Of Orthodox Grip On Society, Fight Back

Posted 12.07.2011 | Religion

By Michele Chabin Religion News Service JERUSALEM (RNS) With its department-store-sized windows, the Kolben Dance Company's studio faces a busy do...

Netanyahu Takes Dim View Of Conversions Bill

Religion News Service | Michele Chabin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Michele Chabin Religion News Service JERUSALEM (RNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his cabinet Sunday (July 18) that he opposes a...

Ultra-Orthodox, Jerusalem Court Reach Deal As Rioters Continue To Wreak Havoc

AP | STEVE WEIZMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — A judge in Jerusalem and leaders of the city's ultra-Orthodox Jewish community agreed Friday to a compromise aimed at ending days of...

Ultra-Orthodox Protest In Israel Over Arrest Of Woman Suspected Of Starving Son

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Riots continued in Jerusalem for the third day as ultra-Orthodox Jews protested the arrest of a mother suspected of starving her son, Jerusalem Post r...