Guess who is the largest donor to Agudath Israel? The Christian owners of Wal-Mart, who see the Orthodox umbrella group a key ally in their fight for education reforms.
Wise Buys toyshop caters to children in Hasidic Brooklyn. Owner Sam Lipschitz hopes the store’s mascot will help him become the first ultra-Orthodox household brand name.
While in Target this morning, to grab one of their super-duper-on-sale-cheap netbook computers for my teenage son’s Chanukah gift (I got one of the handful they had delivered overnight, whoo hoo!), I cruised through the girl’s department as I do each time I’m in the store, in search of an appropriately modest skirt or dress for my 10-year-old daughter.