If Everyone Was Charedi
About twenty-five years ago, when my parents were trying to convince me to leave yeshivah and go to university, one of the arguments that they used was, "If everyone was charedi and in yeshivah, then where would we be?" My reply at the time was that if everyone was charedi, Mashiach would be here, and we wouldn't have any worries at all.
Today, I see things differently. According to the statistics of Covid fatalities in different sectors of the population, it can be said as follows: If everyone was charedi, there would be an additional seven and a half thousand deaths from Covid in Israel.
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