Former IDF General Arrested In Submarines Case

Police detained a former IDF major general Eliezer Marom for questioning on Tuesday as part of investigations into corruption surrounding the procurement of submarines and patrol ships from German conglomerate ThyssenKrupp—the so-called Case 3000. Read more

Jerusalem – WSJ: Israel Secretly Giving Aid To Syrian Rebels

Israel has been regularly supplying Syrian rebels near its border with cash as well as food, fuel and medical supplies, The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. Read more

Israel Police: Moshe Iram Arrested For Incitement Against IDF Manpower Head

Police arrested 40-year-old Moshe Iram, from Jerusalem, on suspicion of incitement to violence against the head of the IDF’s Manpower Directorate, Maj. Gen. Moti Almoz, after the suspect distributed inciting flyers near Almoz’s home. Read more

Haredi Extremists Attack Policeman Dressed As IDF Soldier

16 haredi extremists were arrested on Friday during a police-initiated operation in which a policeman dressed up as an IDF soldier. Read more

‘The Rabbis Are Trying To Silence Us’

Members of the Yerushalmi faction met Thursday in the Ramat Eshkol neighborhood of Jerusalem, to protest against their enlistment in the IDF and the arrest of haredi draft-dodgers by the police. Read more

Jerusalem – 16 Haredim Arrested In Jerusalem For Intimidating Soldiers, Police

Jerusalem – Police in Jerusalem arrested 16 young men in the Israeli capital’s haredi neighborhood of Me’a She’arim after they reportedly assaulted police officers posted to keep soldiers safe. Read more

‘Kill Next Woman Soldier You See’ Says Flier Against Haredi IDF Service

In a severe escalation of incitement against haredi (ultra-Orthodox) enlistment in the IDF, a flyer was recently distributed in Jerusalem’s ultra-Orthodox neighborhoods that called for the murder of women soldiers, IDF commanders and anyone involved in recruiting haredi men into the army. Read more

Haredi Posters Offer Kids Cash For Accosting Religious Soldiers

Posters offering ultra-Orthodox children cash prizes if they are arrested or hurt while accosting religious soldiers and policemen were found in the predominantly ultra-Orthodox city of Bnei Brak on Tuesday, amid ongoing protests by extremist members of the community against Israel’s mandatory draft. Read more

Jerusalem – State Attorney Bans Haredi Protests Outside IDF Officers’ Homes

The State Attorney has informed Chief of Police Roni Alsheich he is entitled to ban protests by extremist haredi activists outside the private houses of IDF personnel. Read more

Ultra-Orthodox Extremists Burn Effigies of Haredi IDF Soldiers

Ultra-Orthodox extremists in Jerusalem’s Mea Shearim neighborhood burnt effigies of Haredi IDF soldiers during Lag B’Omer celebratory bonfires on Saturday night as part of their protest against the Conscription Law. Read more