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Orthodox Jews

  1. love and war
    Meet the First Female Orthodox RabbiRabbi Lila Kagedan is the first woman with the title.
  2. conflicts of interest
    Orthodox-Controlled Schools Dodge State TakeoverBut the state isn’t thrilled with them.
  3. crimes and misdemeanors
    Rabbis Charged With Plotting Cattle-Prod Torture for Religious DivorcesThey were dealing with undercover FBI agents.
  4. crimes and misdemeanors
    Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office Has a Witness Problem, AgainA case fell apart when a witness went both ways.
  5. oh no
    Brooklyn Pol Dov Hikind Dons Blackface for PurimHe dressed as “sort of a black basketball player” for Purim.
  6. crimes and misdemeanors
    Hasidic Leader Sentenced to 103 Years for Sex AbuseBrooklyn’s Nechemya Weberman was convicted of 59 counts last month.
  7. crimes and misdemeanors
    Intimidation of Orthodox Jewish Teen Continues at Sexual Abuse TrialFour men were detained for taking pictures of her testimony.
  8. Accusations
    River Café Accused of Anti-Semitism, Is Also Wary of SweatpantsOrthodox Jews, apparently, are told there is a minimum that allegedly does not apply to others.
  9. the internet
    Mindy Meyer’s Campaign Website Combines Hot Pink, LMFAO, and Sparkly GIFsThe aspiring state senator is for real.
  10. crimes and misdemeanors
    Brooklyn D.A. Exaggerated Hunt for PedophileAs in, it probably didn’t happen.
  11. crimes and misdemeanors
    Ultra-Orthodox Jews Accused of Intimidating Victim in Sex Abuse CaseBrooklyn D.A. wants to prove he’s tough on sex crimes.
  12. crimes and misdemeanors
    Brooklyn D.A. Wants to Make Rabbis Report Sexual AbuseHynes shifts his stance on abuse among ultra–Orthodox Jews.
  13. online sleaze
    40,000 Orthodox Jews to Gather at Citi Field TomorrowThey’ll be discussing the Internet.
  14. crimes and misdemeanors
    Ultra-Orthodox Jews Still Have a Sex-Crime ProblemAnd Brooklyn D.A. Charles Hynes is still facing criticism.
  15. unlikely followings
    Orthodox Jews Take Fashion Inspiration From Olivia Palermo, ApparentlyAnd Rachel Zoe, too.
  16. technology
    Orthodox Jews to Rally Against the Internet at Citi FieldMay 20: Be there!
  17. crimes and misdemeanors
    Brooklyn D.A. Refusing to Identify Orthodox Jews Charged With Sex CrimesHe’s citing the “very tight-knit and insular” nature of the community.
  18. kids today
    Orthodox Jewish Teenagers Drinking Like TeenagersThey call it “shul-hopping.”
  19. Brooklyn D.A.: 85 Orthodox Sexual Abusers ArrestedSo far, 117 victims identified.
  20. sex sells
    Kosher Sex Toy Site Is Rated G for the PiousIt used to be hard for an Orthodox Jew to find a vibrator. No longer!