Were they given power, the Satmar's and other "ultras" would be indistinguishable from the Taliban, Wasabis, et al. They would allow beatings, persecutions, and worse under the authority of their reading of biblical law. As a one-time yeshiva "bucher", I know what resides in the heart of these pious folks: religious psychosis. They should not be tolerated, humored, or supported--politically or financially.
Netanyahu toured Gaza border with Ya'alon, Eisenkot and southern command chief (Haaretz)
The 30-year-old man is suspected of manslaughter, conspiracy and transporting terrorist who killed student Taylor Force in March.14:45 03.05.16 | 0 comments
Municipality deems sign near Meir Hospital, erected by activists, 'offensive.' Physician: There is racism among the staff.'13:39 03.05.16 | 0 comments
Advocates for ultra-Orthodox victims say cultural prohibitions against reporting abuse to police remain strong in their communities, where extended families are often large and influential, and relationships are tightly knit.14:30 03.05.16 | 0 comments