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How Mentally Ill Hasidic Women Slip Through Cracks in the System

Isolated from secular society and often at the mercy of unlicensed therapists who can do more harm than good, it can be nearly impossible for women in New York's ultra-Orthodox world to find the help they need.
Allie Conti
8.15.16
prog

Ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel Are Starting Tech Companies

KamaTech brings Israel’s most pious into the fold.
Gabe Stutman
5.16.16
2016 US election

Why Some Hasidic Jews Are Loving Donald Trump's Campaign

Trump has been able to find support across all the American electorate — including in parts of the culturally isolated Hasidic community.
Olivia Becker
3.10.16
middle east

2 Dead, 2 Wounded After Palestinian Man Goes on Rampage in Jerusalem

A man wielding a knife and a gun attacked an ultra-Orthodox family and fired at a group of tourists before he was killed by Israeli security forces.
VICE News
10.3.15
middle east

How a Brutal Murder Is Changing Jerusalem’s LGBT Community

In the week after a deadly stabbing at Jerusalem's gay pride parade that shocked Israel, the Holy City's LGBT and Orthodox communities have been thrust into a moment of crisis.
Kevin Dolak
8.11.15
middle east

Ultra-Orthodox Women Enter Israel’s Election Race to Anger and Protest

B’Zchutan, a party founded for and by Haredi women, has nine candidates in the March 17 vote, pushing for a greater voice and rights for what they say is an "invisible" group. But not everyone is happy about it.
Harriet Salem
3.13.15
israel

40 Ultra-Orthodox Jews Arrested In Protest Over Israeli Conscription Laws

Demonstrations broke out after four Haredi seminary students were arrested for failing to report to a military induction center to enlist.
Harriet Salem
2.2.15
israel

Women Smuggle Historic Tiny Torah to Western Wall for Bat Mitzvah Ceremony

After sneaking an 11-inch scroll through the gates of the Western Wall in Jerusalem, an activist group held the first coming of age ceremony for a girl at the holy site.
Kayla Ruble
10.24.14
VICE News

Israel's Other Religious War: The Ultra Orthodox Versus the IDF

Ultra-Orthodox adherents of Judaism have long been exempt from military service in Israel, but lately this exception has sparked outrage from the secular majority.
VICE Staff
10.24.14
israel

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Men Vandalize Buses Displaying Images of Young Girls

Dozens of men slashed tires and removed images of girls on Jerusalem buses featuring advertisements from the activist group Women of the Wall.
Kayla Ruble
10.22.14
COLORADO

VICE News Capsule - Thursday, March 13

Colorado pot taxes, Ultra-Orthodox conscription, North Korea evading sanctions and protests escalate in Turkey.
تجربة
3.13.14