Posts tagged "ultra-orthodox Jews"
In the News: Captain America, Serpents, Google's Gods and much more!

In the News: Captain America, Serpents, Google’s Gods and much more!

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.
Sex Abuse Scandals and Ultra-Orthodox Jews: Is the Internet the Problem?

Sex Abuse Scandals and Ultra-Orthodox Jews: Is the Internet the Problem?

By Ayala Fader The digital age has caused a crisis of moral authority among ultra-Orthodox rabbinic leadership as they work to keep the secular world -- and sex abuse scandals -- at bay.

Pashkevil-joy

03 January 2006 Joel Greenberg of The Chicago Tribune, surveys the admonitory posters, or pashkevils, which cover the walls of ultra-Orthodox neighborhoods in Jerusalem, warning the haredim against movie-watching, “media of all kinds,” and tight clothes, even as much of secular Israel begins to view the screeds of the ultra-Orthodox as a burden on mainstream society.

ID News

02 January 2006 Unexpected allies for the Intelligent Design movement: Orthodox Jews.