How Not to Help the Ultra-Orthodox

MOSAIC MAGAZINE
by Peter Berkowitz
December 8, 2014

Liberal democracies like Israel need and depend on pious people. But they don’t need to— and shouldn’t—subsidize grown men for not working…..Yet they are generally exempt from military service and, thanks to major state funding of their religious academies, many adult ultra-Orthodox men opt out of the labor force in favor of lifelong Torah study. READ MORE

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