Saturday September 5, 2015
Israel Hayom
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Beitar Illit's dark underbelly

Welcome to Beitar Illit, where there is separate seating for men and women on buses, claims of discrimination in schools, and a committee that screens potential residents There's also Nissim Haddad, convicted of kidnapping and assault, and responsible for "preventing spiritual dangers and treatment of problematic youth" in the city.

Na'ama Lanski

Beitar Illit, where squads of ultra-Orthodox men instill their own order in the streets.
Photo credit: Yoav Ari Dudkevitch
Nissim Haddad (2nd from left), head of the Beitar Illit order squad, with his fleet.
Photo credit: Eli Segel
Mayor Meir Rubinstein (left) says Haddad is just performing his role well.
Photo credit: Contact
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