And another thing. What does this remind you of?
The rise of the Haredim has been disastrous for the country’s economy, according to Gershom Gorenberg, author of The Unmaking of Israel.
Gorenberg writes that Israel’s ultra-Orthodox community is becoming ever more dependent on the state and, through it, on other people’s labour.
”By exempting the ultra-Orthodox from basic general educational requirements, the democratic state fosters a burgeoning sector of society that neither understands nor values democracy.
Quiverfull, and the homeschool movement. The democratic US state is fostering a burgeoning sector of society that neither understands nor values democracy – or secularism or human rights.