How ‘Moderate’ Ultra-Orthodox Aid And Abet Extremism In Israel

What was once called “extremism” is the new normal. It is not, as Shafran writes, a phenomenon of a small group of “outliers” who throw things or call people names, while the majority “fully embrace all Jews, including those estranged from observance or mired in the milieu.” Rather, both the political and religious establishments in the Haredi world are increasingly intolerant of anything but the Haredi worldview.

 

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Shoshanna Keats Jaskoll