Israel's orthodox study burden | Israel News | Al Jazeera

Israel's orthodox study burden

High cost of paying ultra-orthodox Jews to study the Torah puts the practice at risk.



    Several hundred thousand ultra-orthodox Jews do not have to work as they get money from the state to study the Torah, the holy book of Judaism.

    But now, experts warn it is costing too much and Israeli taxpayers will not be able to carry the burden much longer.

    Al Jazeera's Nisreen el-Shamayleh reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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