"The general public, secular and religious, will not agree to continue sustaining the cost of the haredi society and reinforcing and expanding the haredi society of students with taxpayers' money."
“They warned that the purpose of these programs is to change the spirit and essence of the haredi world and to subvert it with all different types of other influences, nationalist and enlightenment ones, which are not the values of our fathers.”
14. A Nobel Prize will be awarded to the genius who figures out how 400 yeshiva students - the maximum agreed between Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and Minister of Religions Yehuda Leib Maimon - turned into tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox extremists who are leading the country to a revolt and themselves to suicide.
There's no question the day will come when the secular community gets tired of them and deals them a devastating blow.
15. There's no shortage of Hasidim and yeshiva students in New York either - but they are loyal to their country. They work in clothing and electronics stores, and even pay taxes.
THE STATE OF ISRAEL will be open for Jewish (halachic) immigration and for the Ingathering of (certain of) the Exiles; it will foster the development of the country for the benefit of all its inhabitants (if they are Jews, preferably ritually observant according to the chief rabbinate) ...
Adding to the confusion, the Prime Minister's Office decided last week that the basement is not a holy site.
While the number of Christians with roots in Israel - including Arabic, Ethiopian, Coptic, Greek and Armenian Christians - is diminishing due to immigration, statistics show the overall population of Christians remains steady due to the arrival of many foreign workers. In fact, the churches themselves appear to be growing.