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Ultra-orthodox Israelis move on to tech education

Cisco, Microsoft, Google groom venture backed by US govt and private money to get more ultra-orthodox Jews into Israel's burgeoning technology industry

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One initiative of KamaTech, a technology company founded by Mr Friedman (above), includes an accelerator programme called Kangaroo, which places ultra-orthodox entrepreneurs inside established companies, where they sit alongside regular employees and receive advice on building startups.

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One initiative of KamaTech, a technology company founded by Mr Friedman, includes an accelerator programme called Kangaroo, which places ultra-orthodox entrepreneurs inside established companies, where they sit alongside regular employees and receive advice on building startups.

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A SELF-TAUGHT ultra-orthodox Israeli is breaking with tradition that puts religious study before work to lead his community into an Israeli technology industry starved for skilled workers. Cisco Systems, Microsoft and Alphabet are among companies supporting Moshe Friedman's

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