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Secular Religious Tension

Israel's Haredim (Ultra-Orthodox) on the Front Lines: How the New Conscription Law Will Change Everything

Howard Barbanel | Posted 05.17.2014 | Religion
Howard Barbanel

On Wednesday, March 12, the Knesset forever changed the shape of Israeli society by passing a law that will conscript most Haredi (Ultra-Orthodox) young men into the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) starting in 2017.

Town's Mayoral Election Reflects Israel's Secular And Religious Tension

Reuters | Posted 03.14.2014 | Religion

(Reuters) - A bitter mayoral race in a town that has become a symbol of religious and political divisions in Israel ended on Wednesday with the victor...