Packing the Ballpark To Rail Against Web's Dangers

Some 40,000 ultra-Orthodox Jewish men packed New York’s Citi Field last night to hear religious leaders speak out against the dangers of the Internet.

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Odessa Still Throbs With Jewish Life

Paul Berger went to Odessa chasing a myth about a disappearing Jewish culture. In Isaac Babel’s hometown, he found a community that is very much alive and kicking.

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Haredi Draft Could Cause Gender Issue

Most secular Israelis want the ultra-Orthodox to serve in the army. But drafting them into the ranks could have unintended negative consequences for female soldiers.

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Internet Cafe on Front Line of Culture War

Oppenheim’s iShop in Williamsburg is on the front lines of the ultra-Orthodox battle to block unlimited access to the web. Bowing to a Hasidic sect’s dictate, the owner blocks many sites.

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Abuse Headlines Gives Push to Tough Laws

The flurry of headlines over child sexual abuse has given a push to end the statute of limitations for pedophiles. One bill would protect Jewish institutions from lawsuits.

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