“Crombie founded Bizmax two years ago in Jerusalem where more than a third of the Jewish population is haredim, which means “God-fearing”

Kosher high-tech office lures Jerusalem’s ultra-Orthodox
by Clothilde Mraffko, AFP
January 8, 2019

The office in central Jerusalem at first glance resembles many other start-ups — until you notice the religious books and entrepreneurs in traditional black suits. At Bizmax, a shared workspace, all the entrepreneurs are ultra-Orthodox Jews, a rarity in a community where many men shun work for religious study. “The high-tech industry is very fit for the haredim,” said Yitzik Crombie, using the Hebrew word for the ultra-Orthodox. Unlike many other sectors, the flexible schedule allows for religious obligations, he added, sporting a black yarmulke and a red beard. READ MORE

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