One can hear echoes of the rallying cry of the former and current Likud leadership candidate: 'They are a-f-r-a-i-d!'
The Lithuanian Ultra-Orthodox leadership is facing heavy public pressure, and fears its status might be undermined.
In effect, Tirosh symbolize the old, despicable and indistinct politics, of which Sharon is the spearhead.
Most western countries only privatized technical services in the prisons - construction, catering, laundry, psychiatric care, and other services.
The Likud continues to exist as a gargantuan machine, kept on respirator by moneyed interests, but as a political movement has no real raison d'etre.