Hamodia, America’s only English-language Jewish daily, was conceived as an antidote to mainstream press. For Stephen Vider, writing at Nextbook, it seemed like an opening into an insular world. Instead, he found that it functions as another closed door. “Hamodia didn’t cover the Abu Ghraib scandal for a week and then, the editors deleted the key paragraph from the wire story that described the abuse and the photographic evidence. When I realized the omission, I felt oddly enraged at both the editors and the readers who trusted them, as though I’d uncovered a groundbreaking scandal of my own: Hasidic newspaper keeps subscribers in the dark.

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Yated Neeman