Mea Sha’arim, Jerusalem - “Nazis, Nazis,” that’s what I thought I heard. I was driving down the main road near Jerusalem's Ultra-orthodox Me’a Sha’arim neighborhood where hundreds of young Haredi Jews were blocking the road. Dumpsters were burning and the traffic came to a halt. I jumped out of the car and ran to see what was happening. I asked a
How Israel’s Conscription Law Assaults its Own Ultra-Orthodox Community
Not unlike the Palestinian people whose stance against Zionism is anchored in historical and moral rights, the Haredi community’s heroic stance on military conscription is anchored in faith and principle that no power has been able to defeat.