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ISRAEL'S ORTHODOX: Fighting Against Soldiering
World  (tags: world, politics, israel, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', patriotic duty, military service, Haredim, ultra ortodox in Israel, middle-east, news, freedoms )

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- 715 days ago - ipsnews.net
Thousands of ultra-Orthodox men, women and children have been demonstrating in Jerusalem against the Israeli government's move to make military service mandatory for members of their community.In February, the Israeli Supreme Court ruled that a law exempt
Israel's Identity Crisis: Why It Could Be as Detrimental as Palestinian Conflict
World  (tags: world, middle-east, israel, society, haredim, values, ethics, government, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting, politics )

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- 930 days ago - csmonitor.com
Israel's ultra-Orthodox, who eschew army service and favor religious study over work, were once ignored as a tiny minority. But now they're posing a challenge to the Zionist state.
ISRAEL: Police Can't Stamp Out Radicalism Among Haredim
World  (tags: society, culture, world, law, world, news, politics, haredim, extremists, israel, middle-east, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, humans, humanrights, government )

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- 944 days ago - jpost.com
Israel's police force of 28,000 officers is chronically understaffed. It faces the unique challenge of having to fight ordinary crime, as well as quelling nationalistic-religious unrest and taking on counter-terrorism roles.
Some Israelis Question Benefits for Ultra-Religious
World  (tags: politics, israel, middle-east, society, news, religion, orthodoxy, haredim, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world )

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- 1308 days ago - nytimes.com
The ultra-Orthodox, known in Hebrew as haredim, or those in awe of God, make up 10 percent of Israel's population of 7.5 million, but are increasing rapidly. In addition to the men, more than 50 percent of haredi women do not work, compared with 21 percen
   

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