Bennett, with six seats in Knesset, calls to limit ultra-orthodox political power

October 13, 2021 by  
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Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has generated a political storm in Israel calling to “limit the political sway” of the ultra-Orthodox in Israel. Read more

On visible and invisible Jews

September 26, 2021 by  
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During the middle days of the Sukkot festival, small groups of haredi kids can be seen wandering along the thoroughfares of New York City’s Upper West Side, asking passersby whether they are Jewish. Read more

Who’s in the running for the next mayor of Jerusalem?

September 14, 2018 by  
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The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wants to uproot and replant a tree in Jerusalem, it might require the U.N. Security Council. He was not exaggerating…writes Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman/JNS. Read more

Haredim and the State: A Possible Turning Point

January 7, 2015 by  
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Although election fever currently dominates the national agenda, we should also recognise that today the state is at a turning point in its evolving relationship with the Haredim – undoubtedly the most significant long-term challenge to Israeli society…writes Isi Leibler. Read more