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Photo

Photos of the Brand New Orthodox Megacathedral Funded By the Romanian Government

Last weekend, church leaders had a party to celebrate – and ask for more money.
Flaviu Terza, text by: Gabriel Sandu
9.6.16
Travel

Photos of Men and Women Praying at Separate Parts of the Western Wall

In accordance with Orthodox Jewish tradition – and thanks to a simple folding fence –, men and women are still praying separately in Jerusalem.
Lazara Marinkovic
6.23.16
Stuff

STDs, Shame, and the Sabbath: Orthodox Jews Reflect on How They Learned About Sex

Modern Orthodox children aren't as sheltered from secular life the way some more strict Jewish denominations are, but talking about sex is still taboo, and can leave kids confused – I know I was.
Jackson Krule
2.28.16
Stuff

Life After Leaving Israel’s Ultra Orthodox Jewish Communities

For many ex-ultra-Orthodox Jews, leaving the community means being excommunicated by their families, shunned by their friends, and learning how to navigate the modern world alone.
Livia Albeck-Ripka
11.19.15
Art

A Former Orthodox Rabbi Reveals Himself Through Taboo Sexual Art

Russian artist Vartan explores his identity in the artistic realm through powerful mystical sculptures.
Anya Tchoupakov
11.19.15
vice

Dramatic Photos of Fully Grown Adults Getting Baptised

It's not just screaming children who are taking the plunge in Romania.
Remus Ţiplea, Words by Robert Alexe
11.6.15
Photo

Photos of Greek Christians Crawling to Pray to the Patron Saint of Greece

Michael Pappas, Words: Melpomeni Maragkidou
8.18.15
Music

Hasidic Rock Band Bulletproof Stockings Just Want an All Girl Party

I met with bandmates Dalia and Perl to talk about feminism, performing for gentiles and keeping the Torah.
Erica Euse
8.30.14
Question Of The Day

Question of the Day - Which Religion Is the Most Stylish?

Faith vs Faith; who has the sharpest garms?
Kareem Ghezawi
6.27.12