Last week, Sam Sokol of Haaretz reported that, “Israel’s ultra-Orthodox parties on Monday declared war on the ‘Hellenists’ in the government looking to upend the country’s religious status quo, promising to launch a joint national struggle to preserve the state’s Jewish character.”
What changes are being suggested – and why do these changes make the Orthodox parties so angry? In order to discuss what the government would like to do, what the religious parties want instead, and what might actually happen and what probably won’t, Scott spoke to Sam Sokol to find out what’s really going on.
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