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Israel, ahead of only seven countries, has a 25.9% fixed penetration rate.
The percentage of working-age haredi men who were working increased 3 percentage points, reaching 52%. At the same time, the labor participation of Arab women fell roughly 1 percentage point.
Si l’Etat opte pour le compromis plutôt que la coercition, la communauté ultraorthodoxe pourrait s’avérer être le prochain moteur de croissance du pays
"We've worked very hard for this day, everything's in place and we hope this effort will bring the results."
By JEREMY SHARON
Speaking to The Jerusalem Post, Kolian, who is 33 and married with four children, outlined the reasons why she was starting a new political party to represent haredi women.
Concerned about voter defection to national religious party, haredi leaders mull fighting against Bayit Yehudi's political encroachment.
“Forecasts based on natural growth rates, which do not take other factors into account, should be treated cautiously."
Ashdod is 20% Haredi, but members of that demographic hold over 30% of seats in the city's municipal council
There is a record low in the poverty rate for the Haredi sector, having diminished from 58% in 2005, reflecting increased integration of Haredi men and women into the work force in recent years.
A 42-year-old ultra-Orthodox woman and grandmother from Jerusalem gave birth to her 20th child
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Women do not have the ability to join as Haredi party members so they do not have the ability to hold formal office within the party or stand as candidates.
Some seven percent of the workforce is Haredi, but although no hard statistics are available, it is thought that the representation of Haredim in the civil service is exceedingly low.
“Whoever wants to learn Torah should continue to do so, we don’t want to carry out belligerent operations here, we want to help those interested in serving but who don’t have the right information."
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