I recognize that there are "lunatic extremes" (on all sides) in Beit Shemesh, but the overwhelming majority of Haredim in Beit Shemesh are no less moral and law-abiding than Morris. And if I may add, a lot more moderate in their language and accusations than he is. Has Morris attempted to dialogue with Abutbol? Moshe Abutbol appears to me to be a kind, approachable and eminently reasonable man. Morris would be better advised to attempt the path of dialogue before he resorts to aggressive confrontational tactics.