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    • Inside Hasid
    • 18.01.12 | 11:30 (IST)

    We hasidim live like parasites off the secular, yet we have no problem lecturing them how to dress, where to sit and who can sing. This scares me - Hasidic arrogance that is. The secular Israel needs to make a tough choice whether they want to confront this idiocy or stay quit. If they prefer to stay quite, theyight as well leave Israel altogether as this problem won't go away. Hasidim dont serve and don't pay taxes. I was always able to exchange money on the black market. We don't pay tax but we demand full grants and programs to raise our kids contrary to the very ideals of the Israeli establishment. Why not do this? Those Hasidim who are against the very idea of an Israeli state, toldos aaron, neturei karta etc their neiborhoids should be returned to palastine. And those who believe in a Torah ruling but are for Israel, should not enjoy any exclusion of the idf

    from the article: Secular Israelis pay for the ultra-Orthodox free ride
    First published 02:32 18.01.12 | Last updated 02:32 18.01.12
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