Four days of violent clashes between police and Haredi protestors defying COVID-19 restrictions  have sent shock waves throughout the country.

Is the ultra-Orthodox community an autonomous entity that does not feel obligated by Israeli law?

Are the protestors a small minority?

KAN's Mark Weiss spoke with Dr Kimmy Caplan, head of the Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry at Bar-Ilan University,and asked him if he was surprised by the violence.