Dr. Lee Cahaner is a researcher in the Israel Democracy Institute’s Ultra-Orthodox in Israel Program, and is chair of the Department of Multidisciplinary Studies at Oranim Academic College.
By Lee Cahaner
Israel’s Looming Ultra-Orthodox Housing Crisis
Over the past three years, Israel’s minister of finance has invested tremendous resources in meeting the needs of the Israeli middle class. However, even with these efforts, the minister has failed to address the ultra-Orthodox’s needs — a mistake that has contributed to an acute housing crisis for this sector of Israeli society. The ultra-Orthodox…
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