Haredi


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any of several sects of Orthodox Judaism that reject modern secular culture and many of whom do not recognize the spiritual authority of the modern state of Israel

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The employment of Haredi women is causing many new issues and disturbances in the ultra-Orthodox circles, as a growing number of young women who graduate from teachers' seminaries seek employment in the general job market, specifically in high-tech and computer-related industries, secretarial work, etc.
Dans un cours de promotion de la sante pour 23 infirmieres haredi a l'Universite d'Haifa en 2006-2007, l'espacement des naissances a ete choisi comme theme du projet de classe, dont le principal objet etait de transmettre un message influent de maniere culturellement acceptable.
The rabbis wrote that dressing up as soldiers would be improper "at a time when the government is trying to seduce and intimidate the youth," into serving in the army, and alleged that the costumes would legitimize IDF service in the Haredi community.
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During his meetings with Devorah Leah, the undercover investigator who presented herself as a young pregnant Haredi woman, Yosefi revealed that he takes young, pregnant Haredi women from Israel to the United States to give birth before giving the child away in an "adoption" arrangement for a fee.
The author has organized the main body of his text in eight chapters devoted to the ideal Haredi male body and the struggles between body and soul in Haredi education, remembering religious sages as either super-human or simply human, psychology and democracy and religious education, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
And yet the new Israeli governing coalition, which includes haredi parties, has agreed to roll back all measures that aim to end this arrangement.
In contrast to the Haredi media's devotion to religious law, the secular mass media follow Western political and press philosophy.
4) After briefly introducing the models of masculinity present in contemporary Israel, the religious Haredi masculinity which the film explores, and the secular model that is prevalent in Israeli society at large, I will then turn to the film and discuss its treatment of masculinity, for which it employs two specifically filmic strategies: the symbolic use of the setting, and the motif of the gaze, both of which contribute to rendering more ambiguous the idea of hegemonic masculinity and the practices that uphold it, and open up possibilities for change.
htm) Naftali Bennett has pledged to support the right of ultra-orthodox Haredi Jews not to be called up for mandatory national service.
Rubel discusses coming-of-age narratives that feature rebellious haredi girls (Erich Segal's Acts of Faith and Pearl Abraham's The Romance Reader); haredi "escape tales" in which unhappily married women choose "deviant" paths and are punished by their communities (Naomi Rogan's novel Sotah and Boaz Yakin's film A Price Above Rubies); and finally discusses tales of generational conflict in which children of non-Orthodox Jews choose haredi lifestyles over the objections of their more liberal parents (Anne Roiphe's Lovingkindness and Tova Mirvis's The Outside World).
Although one can disagree with this assertion on the grounds that religious Zionist and haredi synagogues are also ethnic synagogues, I believe that the assertion is true.
A Haredi seminary for girls in the United Kingdom has caused outrage after it redacted references to homosexuality and abortions from its textbooks, and censored imagery of women on the grounds that it was merely "shielding the girls from sexual content.
According to Hebrew-language daily Yedioth Ahronoth, Netanyahu, in a statement, warned that the government would have to find a viable solution to Haredi demands for conscription-related legislation or call snap elections, Anadolu Agency reported.
Over the previous decade, signs of increasing integration of Haredim into modern Israeli society were mounting: greater enrollment in universities, participation in the workforce, and service in the army, as well as the creation of a moderate Haredi party called Tov.