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.

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The scene was completely surreal: A crying cantor beseeching the Lord in Yiddish-accented Hebrew to hear his prayers; high-octane loudspeakers amplifying the cry throughout lower Manhattan; tens of thousands...