I always wonder how women wearing the Niqab, a veil that covers up the entire face except for a slit at eye level, take ID photos, eat-DRIVE?
Israel gets a mensch for Chief of Staff along with a Yiddishe Mama.
New York City has dropped a lawsuit against Hasidic-owned stores that posted a dress code for shoppers.
The New York City Human Rights Commission reached...
Orthodox Jews in Los Angeles have convinced a company to take down a billboard that showed a mostly naked woman promoting an energy drink,...
Ten rabbis have signed a petition to boycott a mall in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramot because of “issues of modesty” while secular residents...
Digitally removing women from Holocaust photos dishonors those women and the victims and survivors of the Holocaust.
Even the modestly dressed and Islamist friendly Catherine Ashton did not escape being photoshopped.
This is the 'tznius chase,' a subset of the 'Frumkeit race,' also known as the move to the right.
The extreme emphasis on tznius (modesty) has even led to husbands and wives being buried in separate locations.
The way of Meah Shearim is the way of the Mafia. Not civilization.
An Iranian cleric who warned a woman to conform to standards of modesty and cover her eyes was subsequently beaten so badly by the offending female that he spent three days in the hospital.
Modern Orthodox and Chassidic cultural norms may differ, but members of both communities have a respect for Halachah and desire to serve God.
The Lakewood, NJ, Bnos Yaakov elementary school is not happy over the fact that an internal letter to its students has been published online. It contains a story with a disturbing notion of purgatory for girls who don't obey the laws of tzniyut (modesty).
In loving memory of Sara Altman bas Reb Bentzion Harnik zt"l, great-great-granddaughter of hatzaddik hagaon Chaim Yosef Gottlieb, zt"l, Stropkover Rav - on the occasion of her Shloshim, 29 Shevat.
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