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Ultra- Orthodox protests against Israel’s compulsory military service continue to paralyze Jerusalem

Ultra- Orthodox protests against Israel’s compulsory military service continue to paralyze Jerusalem

YAHOO NEWS/AP – AARON HELLER

A string of protests by ultra-Orthodox Jewish activists against Israel’s compulsory military service has paralyzed Jerusalem in recent weeks in what their leaders had hoped would be a show of strength by the traditionally insular society.

Instead, the demonstrations reflect a desperate attempt by members of a vocal minority trying to preserve a lifestyle that is rapidly changing around them.

Widely seen as a drag on the country’s economy, Israel’s ultra-Orthodox world is being forced to adapt — with growing numbers embracing technology, pursuing higher education, entering the work force and even serving in the army.

Experts say tomorrow’s ultra-Orthodox will look much different from the community that mainstream Israel fears today.

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