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Modesty Patrols In Jerusalem

JERUSALEM — In Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, where the rule of law sometimes takes a back seat to the rule of God, zealots are on a campaign to stamp out behavior they consider unchaste. They hurl stones at women for … Continue reading

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Toronto’s Orthodox Jews Leaving For New Jersey

John Lorinc writes: In a spare living room furnished with a bookshelf of Hebrew texts and special silverware for religious occasions, Rabbi Jacob Hirschman, 71, tallied up the locations of his grown children. The two youngest, he says, still live … Continue reading

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