(JTA) — The request of a transgender father of five – who left the haredi Orthodox community in Manchester, England, and now lives as a woman – to see her children has been denied by an English high court. “I have reached the unwelcome conclusion that the likelihood of the children and their mother being marginalized or…
WARSAW, Poland (JTA) – The defendant on trial in Poland for burning an effigy of a haredi Orthodox Jew said it was supposed to represent Jewish philanthropist George Soros. Piotr Ryba testified Monday in a Wroclaw municipal court about the effigy burned in the central market of the city in November 2015 at the end of…
After three Jewish newspapers came out to endorse Donald Trump this week, Hillary Clinton got a pre-Shabbat declaration of support in the pages of Der Yid, a Brooklyn weekly that serves the Satmar Hasidic community.
A group of ultra-Orthodox Jews in London have launched a fundraising effort to keep “pure and holy” children within the community and away from the “evil culture” of a secular parent.
Yated Ne’eman, an ultra-Orthodox weekly newspaper published in New York, has published a photograph of a woman for what appears to be the first time in its history: it’s Hillary Clinton, but just her hand.
Although she’d left it years ago, Israel’s ultra-Orthodox community is shaken by suicide note and painful manuscript left behind by 50-year-old mother of seven.
The New York State Legislature is considering two bills to push nonpublic schools to meet minimum education standards. But Jewish groups’ inaction could threaten the bills’ future, Seth Kaplan and Naftuli Moster write.
The Sephardic Hakham is no less devoted to Torah than the Haredi rabbi, but he would act very differently on an El Al flight, Marc Angel explains.
Now that there will be a secondary space to which one can banish the Kotel’s undesirables, will others be shunted away — including certain men?
Group speed-dating or initial meetings with a prospective bride and her parents at home – there are differences between ultra-Orthodox and secular dating, but also a few similarities.