Tag Archives: Haredim

“Nachal Haredi, an army unit made up entirely of former yeshiva students, is growing and is a highly trained and successful combat unit”

MOMENT What Will It Take to Get the Haredim to Enlist? by Naomi Ragen November/December 2018 …Ever since the nascent State of Israel agreed in 1948 in return for Orthodox support not to draft 400 yeshiva students—a number that by … Continue reading

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“Life in the IDF as a haredi soldier offers a different slate of trials and tribulations than the average recruit encounters”

JERUSALEM POST Haredim in the IDF get the small-screen treatment by Amy Spiro October 18, 2017 A group of angry ultra-Orthodox Jews surrounds a bus, yelling and throwing eggs on it. Aboard the bus? Haredi men who are signing up … Continue reading

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“For those who are filled with fury…I agree with you about how disgusting it is that the haredim have wormed their way into power so that they can distort Jewish laws and control Jewish holy sites, making life miserable for the rest of us, including Orthodox Jewish women like myself”

ISRAPUNDIT A Good Relationship Gone Bad by Naomi Ragen July 5, 2017 …There was a time when American Jews not only put their pennies in their pushkas to help the struggling Jewish homeland. They put their lives on the line.  … Continue reading

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“This willingness to facilitate integration without assimilation is what enables most Israeli Arabs to feel “comfortable” in Israel” [VIDEO]

COMMENTARY Israel’s Internal Rapprochement by Evelyn Gordon May 4, 2017 Speaking at official ceremonies marking Israel’s Independence Day, both President Reuven Rivlin and Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein warned of the dangers of internal rifts in Israeli society. Yet, in fact, … Continue reading

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Jews Against Themselves, by Edward Alexander [EXCERPT]

ALGEMEINER by Edward Alexander June 22, 2015 Jews Against Themselves is about the new forms taken by Jewish apostasy in an age when Jewish existence is threatened more starkly and immediately than at any time since the Hitler era. I have not … Continue reading

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The police spy who found his ‘brothers’ in Mea Shearim

TIMES OF ISRAEL by Abraham Rabinovich October 3, 2014 Veteran reporter Abraham Rabinovich’s new book ‘Jerusalem on Earth’ deals with the evolution of the city in the decades after the 1967 Six Day War. This exclusive excerpt tells the story … Continue reading

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