So the Yevsek infrastrcture thought they could keep the Haredim in a ghetto in quarantine, as it were, so they might keep the Secular Socialsit Zionist system they wanted to build in tact. It failed. Some,, even more than the Secularists thought, found ways of earning a living,albet "under the table" and live well enough. Other Haredim are less fortunate, and would like to start working, but the antagonism fed by the anti-Haredi opinion leaders fueled, as well as employers that are not eager to hire Haredim except at the most "basic" and most "basic pay isn't really enough to support their families. Rather like the way the governmot treats many of the underemployed people who are forced to work for contractors for about the same pay, with the same conditons. Now that we have a Finance Minister that believes we have to "do a Thatcher" with the Israeli economy, the questions becomes--"Where;s the money".?
Ofir Akunis officially replaces Danny Danon as minister of science, technology, and space (Haaretz)
from the article: Israel's ultra-Orthodox are unequipped for equal opportunity