By Shayna Weiss
Why Orthodox Jews Should Watch ‘Magic Mike XXL’
As the lights dimmed for a Monday evening showing of “Magic Mike XXL” in a suburb of Tel Aviv, I spotted a solitary Haredi woman a few rows in front of me. I remarked to my friend that a film dedicated to the exploits of male strippers was far from “tznius,” the rules of modesty…
The ‘Brotastic’ Naftali Bennett
via YouTube Naftali Bennett wants you to know he is a man. Really The Man. Naftali Bennett — leader of the nationalist HaBayit HaYehudi [Jewish Home] party and current Minister of the Economy — kicked off the Israeli election tradition of outlandish and attention grabbing ads this week with a two-minute video clip. In it…
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