'New' generation shaking up Israel's ultra-Orthodox political scene
The political landscape is being changed by the arrival of new Haredi players, who are threatening the old order.
For many years now, one of the most vexing conundrums in ultra-Orthodox politics has been United Torah Judaism's inability to win more than six Knesset seats, given the very high birth rate of its constituency, which would theoretically add thousands of voters between election cycles. The most common answer is that internal divisions, which can often get nasty, keep some voters home, while others have been known...
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