First, the sample size is adequate. In the U.S it is sufficient to predict election outcome. Second, the claim to choseness is clear in the Bible and is clearly spelled out in the Haggadah. Third, although they are only a 'minority', the ultra-orthodox and 'just' religious like Shas yield power out of proportion because of their pivotal role in constructing coalitions. Accept the fact that they are a menace to a normally run western style democracy. If the model you wish is Ayatollahs' run state, then you are in a good place.
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from the article: Israel's summer of discontent