Opinion What It's Really Like to Be ultra-Orthodox in America - and Illiterate in English

I stood aghast at the epic travesty: My own adult brother - an American citizen born to American citizens, raised inside its borders, a dad raising children of his own - could barely read a sentence in the language of his land

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The issue of education among America's ultra-Orthodox Jews, particularly the Hasidic community, has received a great deal of press ink over the last few months, and for good reason.