Ultra-Orthodox Parties Declare War on Israeli Government's Religious Reforms

Haredi parties in the Knesset start to formulate plans, which may include economic boycotts and mass demonstrations to protest changes to the religious status quo, and even a 'million-man march' slated for early 2022

Samuel Sokol is a freelance journalist based in Jerusalem. He was previously a correspondent at the Jerusalem Post and has reported for the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, the Israel Broadcasting Authority and the Times of Israel. He is the author of Putin’s Hybrid War and the Jews.
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Samuel Sokol is a freelance journalist based in Jerusalem. He was previously a correspondent at the Jerusalem Post and has reported for the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, the Israel Broadcasting Authority and the Times of Israel. He is the author of Putin’s Hybrid War and the Jews.
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Israel’s ultra-Orthodox parties on Monday declared war on the “hellenists” in the government looking to upend the country’s religious status quo, promising to launch a joint national struggle to preserve the state’s “Jewish character.”

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