Ultra-Orthodox Jews shun Jerusalem's supposedly 'modest' shopping mall
Rabbis' call to boycott Ramot Mall shatters tranquil atmosphere in which ultra-Orthodox and secular Jews shopped side-by-side; actions decried as effort to exert control.
When a new mall opened in a heavily ultra-Orthodox Jewish Jerusalem neighborhood about two years ago, it was agreed that it would offer a different kind of shopping experience. There would be no posters of models in bathing suits and no mannequins in the store windows. Until recently, the Ramot Mall thrived under these...
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