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Does Anyone Really Care About the Haredim?

We let their children forgo general studies that would equip them for life, while cases of physical and sexual abuse rarely come to light. We accept the second-class status of women in the Haredi community

Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
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Anshel Pfeffer
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On Monday, the household of the 93-year-old Chaim Kanievsky, the senior rabbi of the “Lithuanian” ultra-Orthodox stream, published words he is purported to have said after 45 people were trampled to death early Friday near the tomb of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai on Mount Meron.

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