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Haredi politics versus the State of Israel

Haredi politics versus the State of Israel

A glimpse into the ultra-Orthodox parties' rhetoric describing the growing public criticism of religious coercion and the ultra-Orthodox insistence on exemption from the IDF draft.


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What some MKs are actually saying about Reform rabbis

What some MKs are actually saying about Reform rabbis

In the excitement of Israel's first step toward recognition of non-Orthodox rabbis, these appointments were met with disturbing reactions by both ultra-Orthodox and National Religious political leaders.

MK Eichler: Reform Jews worse than Arabs

MK Eichler: Reform Jews worse than Arabs

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Yeshiva Students Cheat Ministry

Yeshiva Students Cheat Ministry

10,000 Yeshiva students have been playing hooky and bilking Israel’s Ministry of Education of NIS 4.5 million, according to a recent audit.

The MK Who Sees Israel As An Enemy

The MK Who Sees Israel As An Enemy

Israel Eichler, who is returning to the Knesset, sees in Israel an "enemy state", "historic national disaster", "evil regime" and "Hebrew ghetto". He frequently compares his opponents to "Nazis" and "beasts".

Don't Put Secular People Off Religion

Don't Put Secular People Off Religion

Shmuel Shetah, leader of the Ne'emanei Torah Ve-Avodah (Believers in Torah and Work) movement, calls on religious soldiers to respect their secular colleagues

Thou shalt not work

Thou shalt not work

The Haredi press is a barrier to the integration of the ultra-Orthodox into the job market.

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