Conflict That Helped Spur Israeli Election Resounds Among Ultra-Orthodox Jews

socialSource: Wall Street Journal

TEL AVIV—The Israeli culture clash that helped to precipitate the collapse of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s ruling coalition in December is intimately understood by people like Chaim Gross, a 25-year-old computer programmer.

He is one of growing number of young ultra-Orthodox Jews who have broken with the conservative stewards of their community and entered military service—taking a side in an issue that is deeply divisive in Israel.

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