The Pious of Wall Street Pray for a Reprieve From the 'Evil' Israeli Draft Law

Some 50,000 ultra-Orthodox Jews attended Sunday’s 'Great Prayer Assembly' in New York to bolster their 'embattled brethren' in Israel in advance of the upcoming Knesset vote on the controversial legislation.

The scene was completely surreal: A crying cantor beseeching the Lord in Yiddish-accented Hebrew to hear his prayers; high-octane loudspeakers amplifying...