Poverty L’Mehadrin

A new study shows the extreme extent of haredi poverty. The povery is growing and deepening, and one small group of people are primarily to blame – the gedolim who ensure haredi men have no meaningful secular education, chief among them, Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv.

[Hat tip: Calvin not Hobbes.]

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3 responses to “Poverty L’Mehadrin

  1. Nigritude Ultramarine

    I ain’t got no book learnin’, but hookd on fonix werked for me!

  2. ibn tzunya

    This is such a shonda & so unfortunate. Happily, more Haredim are starting to venture out into the work place in order to sustain their families b’yosher ub’kavod.

  3. Anonymous

    i wonder who rav elyashiv will be blaming this on’?
    of course not himself.

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