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Haredim

From Ḥaredim to leftists, there’s moderation to go around.

May 4 2017 12:01AM

From a ḥasidic action film to My Crazy Ex-Girlfrend.

Rebecca Margolin
Dec. 20 2016 12:01AM

A new book explains, and over-explains, why ultra-Orthodox authorities resort to Photoshop.

Dec. 14 2016 12:01AM

Pinḥas Eliyahu Hurwitz’s bestseller remains popular among Ḥaredim today.

Yitzhak Melamed
Nov. 1 2016 12:01AM

A leading Modern Orthodox rabbi is being forced out.

David M. Weinberg
May 28 2015 12:01AM

For many members of Israel’s haredi community, loyalty is signaled by rendering oneself useless in the outside world.

Dec. 18 2014 12:01AM

They’re not anti-Zionist. They’re not right-wing extremists. They’re not even against birth control.

Dec. 15 2014 12:01AM

How might haredi men be persuaded to depart from their yeshivas and start working? The brilliant writings of an idiosyncratic rabbi can help lead the way.

Dec. 11 2014 12:01AM

How a misunderstood minority can help spur the Jewish state’s economy and repair its tattered social fabric.

Dec. 1 2014 12:01AM

Most American Jews have aspired to win acceptance and have been prepared to pay a price for it; haredi Jews have striven to fit in. . .

July 2 2014 12:01AM

Should the desire to study exempt an Israeli Jew from military service? In all but a few cases, the answer, according to Jewish law (halakhah),. . .

Aron White
June 25 2014 12:01AM

Non-Orthodox Jews know whom they look down on: namely, their Orthodox and especially their ultra-Orthodox brethren. Too many know little else.

Elissa Strauss
June 24 2014 12:01AM

Highly publicized worries about the role of religion in Israeli public life rely on a false view of Israeli politics—and a gross misunderstanding of Judaism. 

Yair Rosenberg
April 14 2014 12:01AM