Social Protests Cool Haredi Ad Market

Ad spending was flat in 2012, after two years of strong growth, according to an Ifat Advertising Monitoring report.

Sluggish consumer spending and the lingering impact of 2011's social protests finally reached Israel's ultra-Orthodox and religious advertising market in 2012. Ad spending was flat in 2012, after two years of strong growth, Ifat Advertising Monitoring reported Tuesday.