Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of several sects of Orthodox Judaism that reject modern secular culture and many of whom do not recognize the spiritual authority of the modern state of Israel

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Examples

  • Kalish also launched a grass-roots initiative to set up voter registration offices in Haredi homes.

    10 « September « 2008 « Niqnaq

  • As planned, the campaign is turning housewives in Haredi neighborhoods into political operatives.

    10 « September « 2008 « Niqnaq

  • Fortunately, the Haredi are a minority of Israel's population, and the religious political parties there do not dominate its society.

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  • But today, for example, a news junkie can dial the popular paid phone-in news service known as the "Haredi Voice," run from Jerusalem by the journalist Meni Shwartz-Gera.

    Modern news seeps into a once-closed Jewish world

  • "Recently, the so-called Haredi sites have gone overboard," the rabbis said, adding that

    IOL Technology

  • Yesterday, both Haaretz and the Forward reported that increasingly ultra-Orthodox "Haredi" rabbis are rejecting this loophole, and are insisting that the government help them enforce a stricter reading of Jewish law.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • Repeating the Google experiment with "Haredi," I found three web definitions, one actual Haredi site, one site bashing the non-mainstream Neturei Karta sect rather than Haredim in general, and five neutral articles.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • Thus, it's important to understand that when Orthodox Jews use a term like "Haredi," they usually recognize how blurry the dividing line is.

    Ultra-Beautiful

  • If we were to run a successful campaign and the media were to stop saying "ultra-Orthodox" and to start saying "Haredi" instead, it wouldn't solve everything.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • It is only the "Haredi" Jews, she believes, who continue to believe that G-d Created men and women with different spiritual needs.

    Cross-Currents

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