The slow Haredi revolution

A quiet revolution is occurring among Israel's Haredi population.

By SHLOMO MAITAL
November 21, 2011 17:45
Haredi men in Jerusalem

Haredi orthodox Jewish men protest 311 (R). (photo credit: Ammar Awad / Reuters)

 
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A quiet revolution is occurring among Israel’s Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) population, which numbers between 444,000 and 795,000, depending on which of four different surveys you believe and on how you define “Haredi.”

More of them are serving in the army or in civic national service (in place of army duty), studying, learning skills and finding jobs.

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