None of this discussion would be necessary of the State of Israel were not a theocracy. there should be no support - direct or indirect - for religious activities in a democratic state. When people want to band together to follow religious precepts that is their right - but that does not give them the right to impose their precepts on others, either directly - as in the case of the Ultra-Orthodox - or indirectly, through government subsidies.
Kerry to meet Russia's Lavrov in Malaysia on Wednesday (Reuters)
from the article: Ultra-Orthodox Jews ask Israeli media to help rid them of extremists