Confrontation with extremist Jews over coronavirus rules

In general, these hardliners belong to communities associated with the radical, anti-Zionist Eda Haredit association of ultra-Orthodox communities founded in the 1920s, and are not connected to mainstream ultra-Orthodox groups.They are a very small minority of the overall ultra-Orthodox population of Israel and are thought to comprise less than 10% of the sector, roughly 40,000 to 60,000 people.