Ultra-Orthodox Dropouts Flock to Violent Jerusalem Protests, Pointing to a Worrying Trend

Growing numbers of ultra-Orthodox youth are leaving yeshivas but given no educational or work alternatives, experts say

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Jerusalem has known interethnic violence before, but in the past it’s traditionally been between East Jerusalem Palestinians and religious-nationalist extremists. But the disturbances of the last few nights have seen a new breed of rioter – young Haredi men.

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