They have a responsibility to make sure their people follow the regulations. Country Email List There was no excuse for yeshivas to remain open when Country Email List secular and national religious schools remained closed. There is no justification for the synagogues in the ultra-Orthodox cities and neighborhoods to continue to function when in other parts of the Country Email List country people were praying outside them The blood of the dead rests mainly on the hands of Haredi community leaders who believe that if their educational centers are closed, their followers may abandon the "right path".
Despite the fact that infections are multiplying and Country Email List the dead continue to pile up in hospitals, there is general opposition within the Haredi culture to everything that the State has in any social and religious matter. In this way, the ultra-Orthodox find themselves Country Email List torn between a disease that they consider a divine punishment and a governmental Country Email List order that they resent. To all this, the passivity of the current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu must be added, who does not want to use the full force of the State so that the religious comply with the regulations and protocols against the pandemic.
The decision responds to a purely electoral Country Email List consideration. Netanyahu considers them "natural partners" in any government coalition (even the religious Country Email List parties signed a commitment on Tuesday, February 23, to integrate his government if Bibi wins the next elections in March). But they are not just any “coequiper”: ultra-Orthodox voters Country Email List are the most loyal Israeli voters to their traditional parties and represent between 10% and 20% of Parliament. The Haredim - in theory not Zionists - have three political parties: one dominated by the Hasidic, another by "Lithuanians" and a last one by Mizrahi (Jews of Middle Eastern descent who are more Zionist than the previous two).