haredi haredi

Definition(s):

  • (n) 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

Usage(s):

  1. Haredi mobs have attacked cars traveling in or near their neighborhoods on Saturdays.
  2. So they air brushed the two females out of Bibi Netanyahu's gigantic cabinet because their haredi readers might find the photo too immodest.
  3. Army leaders are not any hungrier for the non-haredi shirkersthey have all the personnel they need, and then some.

News

  1. Shas rabbi hospitalized after fall

    Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, spiritual leader of the Sephardic haredi Orthodox Shas party, may have broken a bone, possibly his leg, after falling in his home.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: J Weekly

  2. Student expelled from haredi school for questioning her faith

    A student reportedly was expelled from a haredi Orthodox nursing school in central Israel for doubting her faith. The student at the Tessler School of Nursing at Laniado Hospital in Netanya, which is affiliated with the Sanz Hassidic movement, expelled 21-year-old Chavi Loyfer, Ynet reported.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: J Weekly

  3. Fierce Western Wall Confrontation Looms as Women Plan Torah Reading

    Women of the Wall announced plans to read from a Torah scroll at its upcoming service at the Western Wall. Also leading up to Sunday’s service, several leading haredi Orthodox rabbis called on thousands of haredi men to gather for a mass prayer opposite Women of the Wall. Click here for the rest of the article...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Forward

Quotes

  1. "After this week's selection of an inordinate number of haredi judges, many of whose chief qualifications were family relationships, I call for an alternative court of religious-Zionist, modern Orthodox judges who will include love of Israel...
    on Mar 22, 2007 By: Shlomo Riskin Source: Jerusalem Post

  2. Ben-David earlier told Jerusalem Post editor David Horovitz that according to current projections, by 2040 "78% of primary school enrollment will be haredi and Arab."
    on May 13, 2010 By: David Horovitz Source: FrontPage Magazine

  3. "I have no interest in offending the Haredi public," Orlev said.
    on Mar 18, 2010 By: Zevulun Orlev Source: Ha'aretz

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