News Briefs

  2/20/2014, Adar 20, 5774

Hareidi Media’s Despair as Sanctions Voted In

The hareidi weekly Mishpacha, which is considered a relatively moderate news source, proclaimed, “Netanyahu, Lapid and Bennett Declared War on Torah Students.” Hareidi news websites ran similar headlines.

A main story on Kikar Hashabat declared that “Students of the Holy Torah will be Sent to Jail,” while a subheading opened with the words, “Persecution of the Torah world hits a new high.”