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Israel’s Ultra-Orthodox Jews move to integrate, joining IDF & workforce


Israel’s ultra-Orthodox community is witnessing a revolt by its young as more & more haredim seek to transcend their lives of poverty & isolation by enlisting in the IDF, entering the country’s  workforce, & pursuing academic educations.

By Associated Press & Israel Hayom Staff


A quiet revolution is arising inside the insular world of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, chipping away at the walls its leaders have erected to protect against what they see as the dangers of secularism. More and more young ultra-Orthodox are insisting they can continue to lead pious lives while also embracing technology, the modern workplace and their fellow Israelis. Continue Reading »