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Storm over ‘Haredim Are Cancer’ Comment

A news report on court proceedings in Beit Shemesh vote fraud, and a show on the Haredi housing crisis exposes deep resentments by seculars of Haredim.
Beit Shemesh residents protesting in front of city hall what they consider the voter fraud that brought back a Haredi incumbent.

Beit Shemesh residents protesting in front of city hall what they consider the voter fraud that brought back a Haredi incumbent.
Photo Credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

The show was broadcast only three days ago, and so we offer it sans translation. But, hey, most of you will get at least the gist of it.

If you’re into drinking games, have a shot every time you get the feeling you’re watching antisemitic propaganda. If you’re watching at work – make sure to appoint a designated driver.


About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.


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One Response to “Storm over ‘Haredim Are Cancer’ Comment”

  1. Focusing on the words and not the deeds is part of the problem. Sudanese are a cancer to our state. On political correctness is an issue there. Criminal political activity is the issue not the word Cancer in regard to the stolen election.

    Keep the right focus.

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