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  • The importance of Hanukkah's history is magnified by its present misapplication by those least likely to understand it: Jewish dati leumi religious ultra-nationalists who seize upon it to "reclaim" land beyond the borders of the sovereign State of Israel.

    Joshua Stanton: Hanukkah's History: Challenging But Full Of Meaning

  • This combination of haredi-like observance of Halacha combined with fervently right-wing politics earns them the name “hardal,” a combination of haredi and nationalist (leumi).

    15 « November « 2008 « Niqnaq

  • Twelve sherut leumi women are currently serving in schools in Los Angeles.


  • Racheli, along with three peers, is spending this year at Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy in Beverly Hills as her sherut leumi, two years of national service.


  • From mutual friends, I know that the author, David Rotem, is a good man, a well-meaning dati leumi lawyer who initiated this potential tragedy with the best of intentions.


  • Those who've dealt with it (I had similar experiences in a dati leumi school in England as a 12 year old) know it exists and see that there's little chance of fixing it.

    The Muqata

  • There is an excellent Chabad school, the original Beis Yaakov, plus dati leumi and charedi dati leumi (chardal) schools in other towns in the Shomron that offer excellent alternatives, and the new Beis Rachel and Leah, openedm under the auspices of the local boy's Sephardic school, and run by a wonderful principal and staff, offer yet another alternative for students here.


  • SHARIFY, A QUIET, well-mannered, modest and pensive boy, has been raised in a "dati leumi" - Front Page

  • If he had been religious (whether dati leumi or charedi) then every time his name was mentioned the adjective would have been attached.

    West Bank Mama

  • As party leaders indicated they would, Shas is moving ahead in an effort to reach out to Ashkenazi voters, both in the dati leumi and chareidi camps.



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