by Scott McKenzie
The community of ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel is half a million strong and growing. They live in a parallel universe cut off from the modern world in tight-knit communities where everything revolves around religion. Only a few dare to abandon this life -- and the price for doing so is high.
This piece from Spiegel Online International tells the stories of two who defected.
Peace and justice will return to Israel and the PA ifthe whole lot of them defected.
Posted by robert halsey