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Ultra-Orthodox Jews advised to emigrate from Israel in response to the state policy against them

Dozens of copies of a booklet calling on ultra-Orthodox Jews to emigrate from Israel were handed out last week near the main synagogue in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighborhood, on the backdrop of the battle between Israel's haredi and the other publics over the attempt to draft yeshiva students to the Israel Defense Forces and introduce core subjects into haredi schools' curriculum.

Although the booklet was written about 15 years ago by Rabbi Moshe Dov Beck of the extreme Eda Haredit faction, it was handed out once again this week in light of the haredi draft issue, which has reached the High Court of Justice.

The 50-page publication cites passages from the Holy Scriptures as proof of the obligation to "escape from under the Zionist regime and not go in to visit there."

The claim is based on the haredi perception which sees the establishment of the State as a revolt agai

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Added: May-13-2013 Occurred On: May-13-2013
By: aydeo
Other News, Other Middle East
Tags: Ultra-Orthodox Jews, Mea-Shearim, Jerusalem, Book, Emigrate
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