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Gideon Aran: The Haredi unit in the late 1990s

The Haredi unit was established in the late 1990s following the initiative of army officers of the National-Religious sector who made contact with certain Haredi rabbis of rather marginal and somewhat controversial status in their community, and who specialized in … Continue reading

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Yeshiva – Narrow and Intolerant World

For those who failed to pass muster, or, from the outset did not attempt to join the ranks of the select, there were other alternatives that provided an occupation, an income, and some measure of social status. Taken from “Body, Violence … Continue reading

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Haredi Success Story – Yeshiva Is Particularly Demanding

The Haredi success story has another paradoxical implication. The life of the yeshiva is particularly demanding. It includes mechanical repetition which demands patience and obstinacy, as well as intellectual challenges which demand concentration, the capacity for abstraction and sophistication. Written … Continue reading

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