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Noun1.Haredi - any of several sects of Orthodox Judaism that reject modern secular culture and many of whom do not recognize the spiritual authority of the modern state of Israel
Jewish Orthodoxy, Orthodox Judaism - Jews who strictly observe the Mosaic law as interpreted in the Talmud
religious order, religious sect, sect - a subdivision of a larger religious group
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The first of its kind, it was initiated by the Netzach Yehuda organization, which supports Haredi soldiers throughout their military service and helps integrate them afterward into civilian life.
Haredi (ultra- Orthodox) protesters sit on a road near the city of Modi'in-Maccabim-Re'ut in central Israel.
In 2010, when Sabiner started at Technion's mechinathe first university preparatory program in Israel for ultra-Orthodox, or Haredi, studentshe knew no math other than simple arithmetic.
She cited the example of Yesodey Hatorah, a Haredi Jewish secondary school in Hackney, east London, where female pupils had their experience 'shut down quite considerably'.
The city's Haredi, or ultra-Orthodox, Jews want a complete sabbath-related shutdown of commerce for 25 hours in predominantly Jewish West Jerusalem, including nightclubs, bars and movie theaters that are now open.
Today, that intransigence threatens to bring down the government, exploiting a political system in which haredi parties hold a stranglehold on that issue.
Her haredi rabbi is backs her up, so she carries a gun and knows how to use it, but she is always aware of it.
Ramallah, July 3 (Petra) -- The Israeli Knesset approved late Monday approved the first reading of the new bill for Haredi (ultra-Orthodox), enlistment after the cabinet has voted to approve the new legislation .
Is there a reason why Dreher looks to Modern Orthodox Judaism as opposed to ultra-Orthodox Judaism, otherwise known as Haredi Judaism?
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel's ruling coalition government -- led by his right-wing Likud party -- should call early elections if it can't resolve its dispute with the ultra-orthodox Jewish (Haredi) community over military conscription, according to a report.
Rabbi Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman, one of the most renowned Orthodox Jewish leaders of the Haredi community passed away on Tuesday at the age of 104.