Faigy Mayer is not the only ex-Hasidic person to struggle with personal demons. Allison Kaplan Sommer asks if its fair to blame her family or the ultra-Orthodox community for her suicide.
The Rachel Dolezal story has touched a historic nerve for Jews, Allison Kaplan Sommer writes. We’ve sometimes passed as black — and there have been fake ‘wannabe Jews,’ too.
By formally banning women from driving, the ultra-Orthodox Belz sect hit a collective nerve in Great Britain — and forced the Hasidic group’s quick retreat.
Ayelet Shaked is so closely associated with the far right — and so attractive — that she is being compared to Sarah Palin. Shouldn’t feminists defend her even if they disagree with her politics?
Every inch of Kim Kardashian has been exposed to the world by now. That didn’t stop an ultra-Orthodox web site from removing her image from stories about her family’s trip to Israel.
Ultra-Orthodox women hoped to play a bigger role in this Israeli election. So why is one party’s biggest outreach to women all about housecleaning tips and chocolate?
It’s possible that Benjamin Netanyahu might actually go down to defeat. Whether you’re a fan or not, the idea of life without him feels downright surreal, Allison Kaplan Sommer writes.
Jon Stewart vows not to fade away after leaving his ‘Daily Show’ gig. But if the funny man isn’t ‘putting on the black socks and heading down to Boca’ — what will he do?
Jerusalem women are finally protesting ‘the degrading and discriminatory’ signs forbidding immodest clothing that appear throughout the city.