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I grew up in South Korea until the age of 15, which was when I moved to Ohio to go to a boarding school. South Korea has less than 100 Jews out of a 50 million population, which is composed of 99.9% Koreans. I did read comic books based on the Talmud when I was little with rabbis as cartoon characters, but that was the extent of my interaction with Judaism.
In an unlikely turn of events, the ultra-Orthodox newspaper Yated Ne’eman has been thrust into the spotlight as a paragon of feminism and progressive media ethics. The newspaper has, for the first time in its history, published a picture of a woman, Only Simchas reported. And not just any woman: Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. But, if we’re being totally honest here, it’s not really a picture of the whole woman: It’s a picture of her hand.
I was at the gym this morning, when an ad came on the TV with a powerful image. It was three men: a minister, an imam, and a rabbi talking to and hugging each other.
By most accounts, I am not a self-hating Jew.
(Reuters) — With tears, songs and laughter, 30 women activists set off from Beijing on Tuesday on a controversial trip to North Korea, where they will cross the heavily fortified demilitarized zone (DMZ) to the South in a call for peace on the divided peninsula.