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Teenage Pioneer: Bat mitzvah girl Sasha Lutt reads from a tiny Torah scroll smuggled into the Western Wall.

Bat Mitzvah Bravery?

By Alona Ferber

Defying regulations by Western Wall rabbinic authorities, members of Women of the Wall smuggled a tiny Torah scroll into the women’s section of the Kotel.


The Ebola Excuse

The Ebola Excuse

By Yael Even-Or

Israeli politicians and media are making a habit of associating contagious diseases with all Africans. Is Ebola being used as an excuse to keep migrants out?


Survivor of Abuse: In 2009, Joey Diangello, who says he was abused as a child in a Brooklyn Hasidic community, lobbied the New York State legislature for a bill to extend the statute of limitations for claims of sexual abuse.

Joey Diangello's Legacy

By Hody Nemes

A former Satmar Hasid and self-described survivor of child sex abuse died last week of a drug overdose. But his work to expose abuse in the Orthodox world lives on.


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