Haredi anti-draft radicals shut down Jerusalem streets

Anti-draft protesters launch first demonstration following death of Yerushalmi Faction leader.David Rosenberg, 3/8/2018, 6:44 PM

Jerusalem Faction left leaderless after rabbi's death

The extremist Jerusalem Faction searches for a leader after Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach's sudden death.Tzvi Lev, 2/25/2018, 10:51 AM

'A great loss to the world of Torah'

MKs and government ministers eulogize Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach after he suddenly passed away on Saturday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2018, 8:41 AM

Extremist booted from Bnei Brak synagoge for harassing soldier

Haredi worshipers eject extremist harassing haredi soldier during evening prayers at Bnei Brak synagogue.Michal Levi, 2/7/2018, 11:50 AM

Police demolish illegal Yerushalmi Faction synagogue

Police drag out worshipers holed up in illegal Jerusalem synagogue associated with the radical Yerushalmi Faction.Tzvi Lev, 1/4/2018, 3:00 PM

US haredim compensating Yerushalmi Faction for damaged clothes

Jewish anti-Zionists in US pay for new clothes for radical Yerushalmi Faction members sprayed by police 'Skunk' device at anti-IDF protests.Tzvi Lev, 12/28/2017, 2:57 PM

Former haredi soldier confronts leader of Yerushalmi Faction

Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach, leader of the Yerushalmi Faction responsible for mass demonstrations, confronted by haredi man who served in the IDF.David Rosenberg, 12/8/2017, 12:55 PM

Arrested anti-draft protesters refuse to wear prison clothes

Jerusalem Faction haredim whose protests land them in prison rebel, refusing to wear prison clothes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2017, 9:27 AM

Jerusalem Faction demonstions cause mass inconvenience

Calls to Jerusalem mayor to wake up, 'People are stuck for hours on way home, there are no buses; city paralyzed.'Mordechai Sones, 11/29/2017, 12:25 PM

'Fill the Knesset with the stench'

Yerushalmi Faction members hit with foul-smelling 'Skunk' bomb urged to disrupt popular sites with the smell.Tzvi Lev, 11/27/2017, 10:03 AM

35 arrested as protesters block Jerusalem roads, light rail

Watch: Anti-draft demonstrators shut down major intersections in Jerusalem, block light rail train.David Rosenberg, 11/26/2017, 6:40 PM

'Yerushalmi Faction' to resume protests

On leader's instruction, group to protest in J'lem streets today over arrest of 12 who failed to show up at enlistment offices.Michal Levi, 11/26/2017, 11:55 AM

20 arrested as haredi protesters shut down Jerusalem light rail

Hundreds of anti-draft demonstrators take to the streets in Jerusalem and Bnei Brak, blocking traffic. At least 20 arrested thus far.David Rosenberg, 11/19/2017, 8:51 PM

'I'm afraid to drive through haredi neighborhoods'

Egged bus driver describes attack by anti-draft radicals during protest last week.David Rosenberg, 10/29/2017, 10:49 PM

'Anti-draft radicals look like us, but we're nothing like them'

Haredi MK blasts Yerushalmi Faction over anti-draft protests, says most haredi Jews opposed to radical group's behavior.David Rosenberg, 10/29/2017, 3:55 PM

'Anti-draft radicals aren't human'

Head of Bnei Brak's Ponovezh Yeshiva joins growing list of haredi leaders openly condemning the radical Yerushalmi Faction.Tzvi Lev, 10/26/2017, 6:36 PM

Proposed law to strip anti-IDF, anti-draft schools of funding

Bill aims to remove funding from schools whose faculty incites against IDF or calls on students to evade army service.Chana Roberts, 10/23/2017, 12:13 PM

Police: Haredim all look the same

After police mark haredi demonstrators with numbers, spokeswoman explains decision: 'They all look the same, we had no choice.'David Rosenberg, 10/23/2017, 11:21 AM

'Anti-draft radicals are like ISIS'

Senior haredi rabbi compares radical haredi anti-draft group to ISIS terrorists. 'They could teach Nazi propagandists a thing or two.'David Rosenberg, 10/23/2017, 10:42 AM

'Anti-draft protesters are reckless fools'

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky blasts Yerushalmi Faction over wave of anti-draft protests: 'They're empty, foolish people who insult great rabbis.'David Rosenberg, 10/23/2017, 8:27 AM

Man arrested for throwing pornography at haredi protesters

Police find suspect who attempted to provoke haredi anti-draft protesters in Jerusalem by throwing pornographic material at them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/22/2017, 6:25 PM

120 arrested at anti-draft demonstrations

Anti-draft protesters riot, burn trash cans, and block roads in Jerusalem, Beit Shemesh, and Bnei Brak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2017, 9:12 PM

Anti-draft protesters shut down Jerusalem roads, train service

Demonstrators from extremist Jerusalem Faction block major intersection, light rail, protesting arrest of draft dodgers.Gary Willig, 10/19/2017, 6:41 PM

Anti-draft demonstrators: We'd rather die than enlist

Anti-draft protesters block road near Modiin in today's 'day of rage.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2017, 10:40 AM

'Jerusalem Faction' calls for 'day of rage' tomorrow

Following wave of arrests of draft-dodgers, Jerusalem Faction doesn't let up and declares tomorrow a 'day of rage.'Ben Shaul, 10/18/2017, 9:16 PM

Police: Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach behind anti-draft demonstrations

Police say leader of extreme Jerusalem Faction will be treated like any other citizen in response to illegal roadblocks in several cities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/17/2017, 10:40 PM

Haredim arrested for draft dodging at routine traffic stop

Police stopped two haredi men at a routine traffic stop and took them into custody after realizing they were listed as draft dodgers.Tzvi Lev, 10/16/2017, 1:21 PM

Radical haredi newspaper heads to be indicted for blackmail

Police allege that Hapeles newspaper heads deliberately harassed businesses in an attempt to force them to advertise with them.Tzvi Lev, 10/3/2017, 3:49 PM

Government yanks advertising from controversial haredi newspaper

The Government Advertising Agency pulls ads from the Hapeles newspaper due to incitement against haredi IDF soldiers.Tzvi Lev, 10/2/2017, 5:17 PM

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky expels haredi extremists from French Hill

Prominent haredi leader orders expulsion of 'Jerusalem Faction' members from French Hill neighborhood.Tzvi Lev, 8/17/2017, 10:14 AM

'The rabbis are trying to silence us'

Leader of the Yerushalmi Faction laments that mainstream haredi leaders do not join him in protesting haredi enlistment in the IDF.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2017, 11:29 AM

Haredi extremists block main artery, MK Forer: 'hooligans'

Hundreds of Jerusalem Faction members demonstrate Thursday near Hadarim jail to protest arrest of army deserter. MK Forer: 'hooligans'.Ido Ben Porat, 4/13/2017, 7:47 PM

Extremists call for death of officer over haredi enlistment

Haredi extremists place leaflets praying for the death of officer involved in haredi enlistment outside his parents' house.Gary Willig, 3/26/2017, 8:40 PM

'Stay off the Jerusalem-Tel Aviv highway tonight''

Extremist haredi faction warns travelers to stay off Route 1, blocks roads in Jerusalem in protest against detention of draft dodgers.Gary Willig, 3/23/2017, 8:35 PM

Indictments issued against Jerusalem Faction demonstrators

Jerusalem Prosecutor issues indictments and remand requests against four Jerusalem Faction demonstrators.Ben Shaul, 3/22/2017, 8:08 PM

Haredi anti-draft activists claim victory after protests

Police won't transfer draft dodgers to military police, despite regulations to the contrary.Yoel Domb, 3/21/2017, 9:05 AM

Haredi anti-draft activists: The Torah tells us to protest

Extremist haredi faction calls fight against detention of draft dodgers 'war against Amalek.'Gary Willig, 3/19/2017, 10:03 PM

Haredim demonstrate after arrest of draft dodger

Hundreds of extremist haredim protest around the country after haredi draft dodger arrested on Purim.Michal Levy, 3/15/2017, 7:51 PM