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Capitulation to ultra-Orthodox disadvantages women, other Jews July 12, 2015

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Published: 12 July 2015

Last updated: 4 March 2024

The day Netanyahu capitulated to the ultra-Orthodox – Haaretz  06.07.15

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The greatest tragedy is that those on the front lines of defending Israel on the grassroots level … are the very Jewish leaders marginalized by the ultra-Orthodox parties now embedded in the Netanyahu government. And for this horrific decision to have been made on a day of national Jewish mourning is a modern poetic manifestation of the horrors of this part of the Jewish calendar

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