How Ex-Frum Memoirs Became New York Publishing’s Hottest New Trend

A spate of new books tells the stories of men and women who leave ultra-Orthodoxy for risky, rewarding, bewildering everyday life

Sundown: Lieby Kletzky Killer Pleads Guilty

Plus, the Shin Bet arrests two in infamous lynching case from 2000

Sundown: Leiby Kletzy’s Killer to Plead Guilty

Israeli tennis team dethrones Federer, Swiss.

Sundown: Bar Refaeli, Bar None

Plus among the Hasidim undercover and in drag, and more

FBI Raids Basement for Etan Patz Evidence

The ur-missing child story approaches an end

Daybreak: Hamas to Join PLO

Plus tension in Lebanon, Iranian provocation, and more in the news

Tough Jews

The Shomrim, ultra-Orthodox anti-crime patrols, trace their roots to 1964 Crown Heights, when refugees from Poland refused to cede their blocks

Daybreak: Abbas Invokes His Own Prisoner Swap

Plus Kleztky’s killer goes insane route, and more in the news

Not The Only Word She’ll Need to Learn

Accused Kletzky killer’s lawyer is new to the neighborhood

Sundown: Envoy Assaulted in Damascus

Plus Kletzky dad sues confessed killer, and more

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