Monthly Archives: September 2014

Professor Gideon Aran: The Haredi Modesty






The Haredi Modesty Squad is a self-organized group that has earned certain recognition a posteriori, usually expressed through a silent, sometimes unwilling, acquiescence on the part of rabbinical authorities. These are small units, quasi-gangs, of young Haredi activists who patrol … Continue reading




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Haredim Violence – Response To “Provocation”






Though the Haredim emphasize that their violence comes in response to “provocation” from the outside, the logic of their violence is rarely reactive. Their aggressive activities have their own rhythm reflecting their communal and religious needs. Written By Prof. Gideon … Continue reading




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