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While they have always had an element of religious messianism, the most radical of their current heirs come from ultrareligious orthodox circles that are less consumed by politics than religion.
Even the ultrareligious are unfaithful to their spouses.
Or watch the look on ultrareligious dissident republican Gerry McGeough's face when he's asked about reporting rapists to the PSNI.
The fact that "Jewish" was added to "democratic"--and even preceded it--was the main reason the National Religious Party (NRP) supported the deal, and the ultrareligious parties did not seek to block it.
The issue was the legality of a sweeping decision by the Minister of Defense to exempt from military service all ultrareligious youngsters who studied Torah.
So did the Ashkenazi ultrareligious MKs, who felt that if there is a constitution--they wanted to influence it.
The ultrareligious right believe the judicial system has undermined traditional values, at least the traditional values of the Bible-thumping Jesus freaks.
Not only the childhood hostility she endured because of her foreignness (her father was considered an "outsider" because of his foreign tribe), but also the new popularity in the village of the ultrareligious fundamentalist party, the Front Islamique du Salut (FIs), which poses a constant threat to her from the first hours of her arrival.
Finally, it has been reported that the Israeli security and intelligence services have upgraded the threat posed by Jewish right-wing, ultrareligious nationalists, particularly as a result of the November 1995 assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and the potential for future political assassinations against the country's moderate leaders as the peace process reaches its final stages.
The ability of the haredim, the ultrareligious, to influence government policy toward settlements and define who is a Jew has shaken Israeli politics and disturbed relations with overseas Jewry, most of whom are not Orthodox.
After a husking bee the floor was cleared for a "barn dance," unless the neighborhood was dominated by ultrareligious folk who considered it wicked.