Haredi Women’s Lit Explodes

The writers and editors behind the astonishing rise of Orthodox magazines and fiction

A One-Man Supreme Court

Why a quarter of a million people turned out to mourn Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv

Postscript: Rav Elyashiv

The highly influential rabbi and power broker was mentored by Rav Kook

Don’t Draft the Ultra-Orthodox

Israel should abandon its plan to make the ultra-Orthodox join the army and give them all jobs instead

Too Big To Ignore

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Poster Child

Naama Margolese—an 8-year-old Israeli girl taunted by ultra-Orthodox men who think she is immodest—is the new face of Jewish women’s rights

Rules of Engagement

The president of Israel remembers Ben-Gurion’s 1948 decision to exempt young Orthodox men from military service

Raw Deal

To understand widespread Israeli alienation from the beauty of Jewish tradition, look to Ben-Gurion’s political bargain with the Orthodox

Haredization

In Israel, gentrification is about religion, not class

The Jews’ Jews

Anti-Semites paint Jews as different and strange; many Jews do the same to the so-called ‘ultra-Orthodox’

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