Ultra-Orthodox Jews relax during the Passover holiday, in the Jerusalem. Olivier Fitoussi

Parenting Among ultra-Orthodox Israelis No Longer So Black and White

Following the deaths of two spiritual mentors and with women increasingly finding rewarding jobs, the ultra-Orthodox community is having to learn new ways of bringing up baby (and the other 5.7 children).

The parents were extremely concerned. They told parenting coach Tzira Deutsch that their son had started wearing black jeans instead of the black cloth trousers typical of yeshiva boys. “They were devastated...

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