Haredi men (illustration)
Photo: Gil Yohanan
A study conducted by the National Insurance Institute on employment in the ultra-Orthodox community of Modi'in Illit reveals that more and more haredi men are joining the workforce.
The study examined the number of hired workers and self-employed residents of the community paying National Insurance from the year 2002 to date.
The numbers showed an average annual rise of 17% in the number of hired workers paying National Insurance during that period.
The number of self-employed residents paying National Insurance rose an average of 14.6% per year.
In the past year the number of ultra-Orthodox men joining the workforce rose by 16% and the number of working women increased by 7%.
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