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Sexual Assault, Corruption and Now Murder: The Terrible Cost of Protecting Israel's ultra-Orthodox Autonomy

Hassidic cult leader Eliezer Berland now adds a murder charge to his rap sheet of sexual assault and fraud. He's enjoyed years of impunity for the same reason that Israel's police force barely dares to disturb the autonomy of nearly one million ultra-Orthodox Israelis

Anshel Pfeffer
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At the beginning of this week, Meir Shitrit was informed by a rabbi that after waiting 36 years for his missing brother Nissim to come home, he can finally sit shiva and say kaddish for him.

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