Samuel Heilman

Old World: Jewish bride Rivka Hannah (Hofman) sits next to her groom Aharon Krois during the Mitzvah Tans dance ritual following their wedding in an ultra-orthodox neighborhood of Jerusalem on February 18.

Ultra-Orthodox Jews Shouldn't Have a Monopoly on Tradition

The problem with the term ‘ultra-Orthodox’ is that it designates a group of Jews who claim they express the most authentic Judaism, writes Samuel Heilman.