A peek into a possible future blighted by the coronavirus
The average salary of a haredi tech employee is NIS 10,830 a month, compared to an average monthly wage of NIS 22,479 among non-haredi tech workers.
The Timora organization was founded 20 years ago to respond to the needs of teenagers from the national-religious sector who dropped out of yeshiva high schools.
“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?”
To some, this might sound like heresy and lunacy in equal measure. The haredim have been called many things in their time – but moderate?
The demand, first published by the KAN public broadcaster, was roundly condemned by opposition politicians and civil society groups.
Expectations were high that significant numbers of haredi voters would vote for non-sectoral parties.
“Forecasts based on natural growth rates, which do not take other factors into account, should be treated cautiously."
The key to ultra-Orthodox integration