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  • So no Charedi draft, until next time

    By Shmuel Rosner

    November 24, 2015 | 4:00 am

    The current wave of violence in Israel – Palestinian attackers have kept trying, and at times succeeding, to kill Israelis in the last two days – is a blessing for no one. Israelis are suffering, Palestinians are suffering, Israelis are getting killed, Palestinians are getting...

  • Now is the time to support Ultra-Orthodox core-curriculum yeshiva education

    June 12, 2015 | 10:27 am

    Israel’s new political reality—with the two main Ultra-Orthodox or Haredi political parties, the Sephardic-based Shas party and the Ashkenazi-based United Torah Judaism, inside the government won’t help the next generation of Haredi young people—in fact, on the contrary, it will...

  • What are you willing to give up for Haredi integration?

    By Shmuel Rosner

    October 23, 2014 | 4:42 am

    The following piece appeared today in Hebrew in Israel's Maariv.

    There's a basic truth that’s easy for Israelis to forget: every choice in life comes with a price. More security means less of something else, perhaps education, perhaps health; and cheaper prices also mean less of...