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It's probably easier for Haredim to leave the path in Israel than in America

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Submitted by Anon. (Israel), Aug 23, 2016 at 17:46

I would argue that these Haredim should be mined for mathematics and computer skills by the army, who should enlist them not for combat but only for technological work, in a special program of Haredi units without women and minimal presence of secular people, which can be combined with religious studies, in order to ease the prohibition on going to the army.

For now, demographic growth is important.

In the future it might be a good idea to give less money as child benefits. It could slightly slow their demographic growth.

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