The Continuing Haredization of Israel

“We have to act now before Beit Shemesh becomes the next Iran.” (from JPost linked article below).

Israel’s Channel 2 documentary on intimidation of schoolgirls in Beit Shemesh is causing a media fury in Israel, and from what we hear in the U.S. too.

Last night, thousands attended a rally to protest the actions of this vocal minority and to force the authorities to act.

Video includes improved English subtitles. [Updated from a previous version.]

Following, is a speech delivered last night by Hadassa Margolese, the mother of 7 year old Naama Margolese, portrayed in the above video.