Orthodox vs Ultra-Orthodox in Israel

RNS has a nice article about Rachel Azaria (here), a member of Israel’s assembly, the Knesset. She is an orthodox Jew doing battle with ultra-orthodox Jews. A majority of Israelis are secular, yet the ultra-orthodox wield enormous influence over the state. The issues Ms. Azaria faces are revealing. For example, bus advertising was prohibited from showing any images of women.

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