20 stories about Ultra-Orthodox
חיילים חיילי מילואים בגולן

Tech leaders to Netanyahu: Recruitment inequality could spark mass job migration

30.05.24|Sophie Shulman
"A law that exempts ultra-Orthodox from enlistment and burdens reserve soldiers with dozens of days a year will cause serious damage to human capital in high-tech and harm the economy's growth, which high-tech drives," the letter reads
שבוע הסטארטאפים של גוגל יום ג וידאו

Breaking barriers and building bridges: Israel's high-tech sector moves towards greater diversity

31.07.23|Irad Atzmon Schmayer
A panel of experts spoke about how to best improve diversity within the local tech sector
כנס לונדון כלכליסט - חדשנות טכנולוגית BizLabs Showcase 2023 Leo Noe

The BizLabs Startup Showcase 2023 reveals new cohort of 21 new ultra-Orthodox-founded companies

21.03.23|James Spiro
To date, the six-month program has seen 45 startups from a variety of industries gain access to investors and networking opportunities.
נשים חרדיות ב הייטק

Report: The integration of ultra-orthodox Jews and Arabs in the high-tech industry is proceeding too slowly

04.08.22|Shahar Ilan
The proportion of ultra-orthodox Jews and Arabs among young people in the high-tech industry has reached 10%. However, a rate of 2.5X is required in order to maintain growth
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Could Ultra-Orthodox women be the solution Israeli tech is looking for?

08.09.21|Daniel Farber-Ball
Battling the human capital scarcity, the Adva program trains Ultra-Orthodox women as developers and helps them enter the local ecosystem
משה פרידמן מייסד עמותת קמא־טק לקידום ההייטק החרדי

"We must build a bridge between hi-tech and the ultra-Orthodox"

16.05.21|Hagar Ravet
"I want an ultra-Orthodox to found the next Waze," says Moshe Friedman, a Litvak Haredi who founded the KamaTech organization and accelerator for entrepreneurs from the ultra-Orthodox community in Israel
Ben Pasternak Aman Group

Israel’s next challenge: filling the talent void

07.05.21|James Spiro
As Israel battles how to attract more talent for the roles that need filling, Aman Group’s Ben Pasternak has some ideas on who can help
קולנוע חרדי מתוך לא ליפול 2 כהן וחצי הפקות

The Feminist Utopia of Haredi Cinema

19.01.20|Diana Bahur Nir
Born nearly a century after cinema emerged as a form of entertainment for general audiences, ultra-Orthodox Jewish films are made exclusively by and for women
אלי גרוס מייסד ושותף ב בסדנו אליעזר גרוס

New Fund to Invest in Kosher Real Estate Startups

10.11.19|Meir Orbach
BuiltUp Ventures aims to raise $50 million to invest in real estate technology startups that operate according to Jewish religious laws
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Tablets Used for Donations in Haredi Synagogues Become the Community’s First Contact With Touchscreens

16.08.19|Shahar Ilan
For many members of the ultra-Orthodox community, forbidden to own smartphones and restricted in their use of the internet, the tablets function as a portal for obtaining “Kosher” information and communicating with rabbis and public servants
מהומות חרדים מול לשכת הגיוס ב ירושלים

Exclusion of Haredi Jews From Workforce Could Cost Israeli Market Over $100 Billion a Year, Official Says

14.07.19|Shahar Ilan
According to data by the Israeli Ministry of Finance, the employment rate among Haredi men has been in a downward trend in the past two years
מוסף שבועי 30.5.19 כבוד ההאב האחים ב בני ברק

If WeWork and a Yeshiva Had a Baby: Coworking Spaces for Haredi Jews Are Israel’s Latest Trend

12.07.19|Ari Libsker
With Jewish scripture, graffiti-decorated walls, modern office furniture, and gender-segregated floors, Haredi coworking spaces are attracting young ultra-Orthodox entrepreneurs and businessmen and women from fields as diverse as advertising, talent management, law, design, and engineering
טיסת השבת חרדים גוזרים את כרטיס הנוסע המתמיד אל על

El Al to Compensate Passengers for Failing to Land in Time for Shabbat

26.11.18|Amarelle Wenkert
Passengers of El Al flight 002 last Friday will receive free tickets to a destination in Europe
חרדים אוסטריאן איירליינס

Rabbis Threaten to Boycott Israel’s Kosher National Carrier El Al

25.11.18|Tomer Hadar
Some ultra-orthodox leaders and El Al passengers are protesting a recent flight that failed to land in Tel Aviv in time for Shabbat
סניף אושר עד סופר סופרמרקט חרדים דתיים

Apax Partners Negotiating to Buy Haredi Supermarket Chain

25.11.18|Golan Hazani
The private equity firm is looking to by a 50% stake in Osher Ad, an Israeli grocery chain targeting the ultra-Orthodox Jews, according to a $268 million valuation
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Cisco Aims for Diversity in Israel

17.05.18|Tofi Stoler
Oren Sagi, the general manager of Cisco’s Israeli offices, says the inclusion of minority groups in the company’s talent pool brings prosperity
מוסף מנהלים 31.12.19 נשים חרדיות במרכז מטריקס במודיעין עילית

Only 4% of Employed Haredi Women in Israel Work in Tech

03.05.18|Shahar Ilan
Technology is Israel’s star industry, but Haredi women—and men—find it hard to nab lucrative jobs
מוסף מנהלים 31.12.19 נשים חרדיות במרכז מטריקס במודיעין עילית

First Class of Israeli Government Cyber Course for Ultra-Orthodox Women Graduates

30.04.18|Yoav Stoler
Ultra-Orthodox Jews make up around 10% of the population but only 0.7% of the tech sector, according to a study published in August 2017
מוישי פרידמן קמא טק

Coworking Space for Orthodox Jews Opens in Israel

17.04.18|Amarelle Wenkert
Located in Bnei Brak, an ultra-Orthodox suburb of Tel Aviv, Ampersand is set to be “ultra-Orthodox friendly,” while not looking like a yeshiva, founder says
ועידת ניו יורק אביטל בק MilkStrip

Big Data Derived from Breast Milk Could Bring Medical Benefits to Adults, Says Breast Milk Testing Startup CEO

13.03.18|Omer Kabir
Israel-based MilkStrip develops a testing strip that tests the quality and makeup of breast milk using a single drop