Orthodox Jews

Lingerie company employee files Kafkaesque claim that she was fired for dressing too provocatively

Lingerie company employee files Kafkaesque claim that she was fired for dressing too provocatively

Last month, Lauren Odes (above) was fired from her part-time job at Manhattan lingerie warehouse Native Intimates because, she says, her…
<em> Jew-sy Shore</em> reality show about ex-Hasidic Jews is happening

Jew-sy Shore reality show about ex-Hasidic Jews is happening

On the eve of the third night of Pesach (or is it the second? or fourth? or is Passover already over and we're onto that holiday where you…
Israelis protest ultra-Orthodox group for harassing eight-year old girl

Israelis protest ultra-Orthodox group for harassing eight-year old girl

Naama Margolese (above), an American-born Israeli girl, sparked a nationwide controversy in Israel after it was reported that the eight-year…
Women no longer have to sit in the back of the bus in Orthodox Jewish Brooklyn

Women no longer have to sit in the back of the bus in Orthodox Jewish Brooklyn

Sure, the year may be 2011, and the place may be New York City, but women were still being told they had to sit in the back of a bus. The public…