The Jewish Law That's Keeping Ultra-Orthodox Women From Getting Pregnant

We often talk about the problems religion brings upon women by forbidding the use of birth control, but, oddly enough, there's a phenomenon in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community which is causing the exact opposite problem. Their strict religious rules, known as halacha, govern many aspects of women's lives, including… » 6/20/12 10:25am 6/20/12 10:25am

Orthodox Israelis Spit On Whorish 8-Year-Old Girl For Going To School

An American girl attempting to walk to her Jewish school in Israel is subjected to daily taunting and physical intimidation so bad that she says it makes her afraid to go to school. Her tormenters aren't fellow children, but rather adult men upset by the presence of the "immodest" girls attending school in their… » 12/27/11 3:40pm 12/27/11 3:40pm