Ultra-Orthodox Israeli Men Are Undergoing a Transformation, a Study Shows

A new study shows that a rising number of 25- to 34-year-old ultra-Orthodox men combine work and religious studies

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Yehuda Bloy, from Beit Shemesh, says he likes to study Gemara. After he got married, he began attending a kollel (yeshiva for married men) and spent all his time studying, but within a year and a half, he had changed his way of life. At 33, he now works full-time, although he doesn’t let a day go by without “studying” together with his father.

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