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"Any chance of a miracle?"
Nochi Dankner and Rabbi Yaakov Ifergan ("The X-ray rabbi")

See:
"With a little help from my friend (the rabbi)" http://ht.ly/dct0Q
"Israeli billionaire's company faces money woes" http://ht.ly/dve4J

©Haaretz cartoon by Amos Biderman - September 6, 2012

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Israel Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz threatens to cut funds from Tel Aviv bike project if allowed to run on Yom Kippur

(Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz, Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai)

©Haaretz cartoon by Amos Biderman - September 4, 2012

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"Iran" - PM Netanyahu, DM Ehud Barak, Rabbi Aharon Leib Shteinman, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef

©Haaretz cartoon by Amos Biderman - August 27, 2012

(Israeli defense officials consult with Rabbi Ovadia Yosef over Iran strike http://ht.ly/dfyk0 )

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Liberation of the Western Wall 2012

©David Rubinger (both photos)

Women of the Wall http://womenofthewall.org.il/

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Empress Shelly's new clothes
The Labor Party leader is being extra careful not to irk the ultra-Orthodox or right wing.

©Haaretz cartoon by Amos Biderman - August 7, 2012

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"Connected"
(PM Netanyahu, Shas Minister Eli Yishai, UTJ Dep. Minister Yakov Litzman)

(see photo of ultra-Orthodox children handcuffed together protesting Haredi draft law: http://bit.ly/NTvWwA )

©Haaretz cartoon by Amos Biderman - July 19, 2012

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"Joining the army at age 28"
"Welcome to the Induction Center"

(Ultra-Orthodox MK's suggested IDF draft/nat'l service deferment until age 28)

©Haaretz cartoon by Amos Biderman - July 18, 2012

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"I'm doing national service."
"They sent me to do national service."

©Haaretz cartoon by Eran Wolkowski July 4, 2012

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Arab and ultra-Orthodox draft
"Fancy a game of backgammon?"

(Dep. Min. Health Yaakov Litzman, UTJ; MK Ahmed Tibi, Ta'al)

©Haaretz cartoon by Amos Biderman - July 2, 2012

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©Haaretz cartoon by Eran Wolkowski July 1, 2012

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"Can we deport them to Sudan?"

©Haaretz cartoon by Amos Biderman - June 5, 2012

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(Shas Interior Minister Eli Yishai, Minister Housing and Construction Ariel Atias; "Rabbi Miri Gold decision" by Attorney General)

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CARTOON: [Ship oars=Yeshivas]
©Yated Neeman by Yony Gershtein

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Students in Municipal Education in Jerusalem, by Sector 2000/01 - 2010/12

via The Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies http://www.jiis.org/

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Passover Shopping Panic
( <--- Cash Register )

©Haaretz cartoon by Amos Biderman - April 3, 2012

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Convicted former Shas Minister Shlomo Benizri to Gilad Shalit: "Mine's bigger"

("I understood his pain and frustration – only mine were greater." see: http://bit.ly/zMn0lH)

©Haaretz cartoon by Amos Biderman - March 8, 2012

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"Mehadrin" bus Purim costume #2
"Egged: Mehadrin Kosher Transportation"
"Men/Women" (front door/rear door)

via http://www.bhol.co.il http://bit.ly/xVkTQV

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"Mehadrin" bus Purim costume
"Egged: Mehadrin Kosher Transportation"
"Men/Women" (front door/rear door)

via http://www.bhol.co.il http://bit.ly/xVkTQV

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"And on Rosh Hashanah, you will eat gefilte fish!"
MK David Rotem (Yisrael Beiteinu) to Israel Supreme Court Justice Salim Joubran

(see article: Arab justice's refusal to sing Israel's national anthem sparks furor among right-wing MKs http://bit.ly/zXVzEA)

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Haredim and the IDF
IDF Recruitment Center - "I brought my own weapon"
©Haaretz cartoon by Eran Wolkowski - February 28, 2012

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Table: Percentage of Haredi men who study Torah full-time according to age groups: London (green) vs. Israel (red)

Source: TheMarker http://bit.ly/zLvouW

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