40,000 Orthodox Jews to Gather at Citi Field Tomorrow

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In late April, it was reported that a rabbinical group had raised at least $1.5 million to hold a mass rally of ultra–Orthodox Jewish men to consider some of the Internet’s major dangers: porn, gambling, and FarmVille. The demonstration, set for tomorrow, is expected to attract an (all-male) crowd of at least 40,000, enough to fill Citi Field and potentially even overflow into nearby Arthur Ashe Stadium. “They think that [the outside] world is so seductive and so dangerous and so base,” Queens College sociologist Samuel Heilman told the AP, “that that’s the greatest danger.”

40,000 Orthodox Jews to Gather at Citi Field