Analysis Israel's Shabbat Wars Are a Symptom of a Much Deeper Crisis Among ultra-Orthodox Jews

Many young Haredim may not be happy about work being carried out on Saturday, but the real rage is the one building up against their leaders, rabbis seventy years older than them, who have no comprehension of the obstacles they face

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Behind the scenes, even the most devout ultra-Orthodox politician will admit that in reality, it is impossible to enforce a Shabbat standstill on the economy. After all, Haredim make up only a minority of...