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The New York Times' Blatant, Ugly Bias Against Hassidic Jews

The recent New York Times investigation revealed far more about its reporters' prejudices than about the Hassidic schools it purported to 'expose.' These relentlessly unbalanced portrayals have repercussions for the safety of Haredim in America

Rabbi Avi Shafran
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Rabbi Avi Shafran
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With its front page exposé – which ran to some 7000 words over multiple pages – asserting malfeasance on the part of New York Hassidic yeshivot, the New York Times likely thought it had laid out an airtight indictment of an educationally irresponsible and financially corrupt educational system.

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