haredi demographics

SHOSHANA STERNBUCH’S aptly titled abstract painting Maze of Dream with Color.
A look at creative efforts of members the ultra-Orthodox community

“This is about a neighborhood just a few minutes away from here, but how much does the regular secular Israeli know about them other than the demonstrations and bad stuff that gets into the media?”

13/02/2020
The haredim, Israel’s moderates

To some, this might sound like heresy and lunacy in equal measure. The haredim have been called many things in their time – but moderate?

By GEDALIA GUTTENTAG
11/08/2019
In coalition talks, UTJ demanded law to allow gender separation in public

The demand, first published by the KAN public broadcaster, was roundly condemned by opposition politicians and civil society groups.

Haredi men gather in Jerusalem for the funeral of Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach
Election results show haredi public voted overwhelmingly for their parties

Expectations were high that significant numbers of haredi voters would vote for non-sectoral parties.

Just the Facts: The haredi vote

By SHAYA ROSENBLUM
20/06/2018
Haredi men gather in Jerusalem for the funeral of Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach
Haredi population projections to be less than previous estimates

“Forecasts based on natural growth rates, which do not take other factors into account, should be treated cautiously."

ultra-Orthodox Jewis
The balanced policy:

The key to ultra-Orthodox integration

By GILAD MALACH , LEE CAHANER
14/03/2018
Haredi men hold on to their hats on a windy day in Jerusalem
Ultra-Orthodox: 50 shades of black

It is incumbent on the non-ultra-Orthodox to reach out to the Haredim with wisdom, understanding and patience to gently encourage integrating their young people into modern life.

By SHLOMO MAITAL
24/01/2018
Jewish smoking
Activists in Ashdod fight increased Shabbat restrictions

Ashdod is 20% Haredi, but members of that demographic hold over 30% of seats in the city's municipal council

Haredi Jews
Ultra-Orthodox and affirmative action: Justice and not charity

For the ultra-Orthodox sector and for us as a society, justice is not charity.

16/01/2018
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