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They scoffed at Noah too!

They scoffed at Noah too!

People scoffed at Noah, just like they scoff at me when I write about the importance of modesty and the harm caused by promiscuity.Tzvi Fishman, 21/10/2020 09:58
The King's vineyard is ablaze

The King's vineyard is ablaze

Close to a century ago, the Chofetz Chaim mourned the loss of modesty in Jewish circles. Today, every border is on fire. Opinion.Tzvi Fishman, 26/08/2020 16:48
Naso: A sense of mission

Naso: A sense of mission

A humble heart and a head held high at one and the same time is the demand the Torah places on our leaders - and us.Rabbi Berel Wein, 28/05/2020 14:00
Claims against IDF service

Claims against IDF service

Yeshivas are not closed because some rabbis were suspected of improper conduct, and specific transgressions in the IDF do not override the monumental mitzvah of serving in the army. Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 19/01/2020 07:40
NYFW is a win for religious Jews and Trump

NYFW is a win for religious Jews and Trump

Modest Fashion: A Blue City struggling with fashion $$$$ and no global warming highlights what used to be the event of the fashion world.   Cindy Grosz, 18/02/2019 17:30
Time to rethink Jewish laws of modesty? Think again

Time to rethink Jewish laws of modesty? Think again

Tzni'us, the Jewish ethos of modesty, has been under intense discussion recently. Do we need the traditional manifestations of established tzni'us or should we apply a general definition without them?Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 07/05/2018 16:26
Haredi extremists protest Knesset committee tour

Haredi extremists protest Knesset committee tour

Knesset Committee on the Status of Women tours Beit Shemesh neighborhood where extremists refuse to obey court order to remove modesty signsArutz Sheva Staff, 24/12/2017 17:16
Beit Shemesh attempts to remove 'modesty' signs

Beit Shemesh attempts to remove 'modesty' signs

For the second time in a week, Beit Shemesh's municipality removes 'modesty' signs, only to find them immediately replaced.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/12/2017 11:02
Beit Shemesh removes modesty signs

Beit Shemesh removes modesty signs

Beit Shemesh municipality removes 'modesty' signs, extremists immediately work to replace them.Michal Levi, 11/12/2017 15:21
Supreme Court: City must remove 'modesty' signs

Supreme Court: City must remove 'modesty' signs

Supreme Court orders Beit Shemesh to remove signs demanding women dress modestly.JTA, 06/12/2017 08:29
Health club compensates Jewish woman for refusing to allow skirt

Health club compensates Jewish woman for refusing to allow skirt

US court: Orthodox woman can wear skirt during workout in settlement with Lucille Roberts chain.JTA, 14/09/2017 13:38
Ad against 'seats switching' barred from airport

Ad against 'seats switching' barred from airport

Newark airport turns down ad from Reform movement taking aim at seat switching to accommodate haredi plane passengers.JTA, 11/10/2016 09:25
Family stabbed for 'immodest dress' in Alps

Family stabbed for 'immodest dress' in Alps

Moroccan-born man reportedly enraged by children wearing shorts stabs family. Authorities deny the remarks, refuse to speculate on motive.Matt Wanderman, 19/07/2016 18:32
Man shouts at, threatens 'immodest' girls

Man shouts at, threatens 'immodest' girls

Haredi man in Beit Shemesh arrested for verbally assaulting 15-year-olds, making them cry and flee in panic.Ido Ben-Porat, 27/04/2016 09:08
Immodest movie leads to ruckus on El Al flight

Immodest movie leads to ruckus on El Al flight

Passenger detained after behaving violently on a flight from Poland because of the film being shown.Gil Ronen, 24/02/2016 18:59
Al Jazeera Encourages Indecency - by Jewish Women

Al Jazeera Encourages Indecency - by Jewish Women

The Arab network supports immodesty by Jerusalem's Jewish women, yet defends Muslim women's right to modesty in Europe.Gil Ronen, 02/06/2015 15:22
Religious Pundits: Stop Secular Extremism

Religious Pundits: Stop Secular Extremism

A new Israeli conservatism? Rabbi Haim Navon and Emily Amrousy point out that TV content has become unbearably explicit.Gil Ronen, 16/02/2014 18:20
Jerusalem: Hareidi Rabbis Organize Mall Boycott

Jerusalem: Hareidi Rabbis Organize Mall Boycott

Hareidi rabbis wield purchasing power in battle for modesty, tell followers to avoid Ramot mall.Maayana Miskin, 02/06/2013 11:07
Beit Shemesh Women Sue over ‘Modesty’ Coercion

Beit Shemesh Women Sue over ‘Modesty’ Coercion

Religious Jewish women sue the city of Beit Shemesh for failing to stop ‘modesty’ pressure, attacks by extremists.Maayana Miskin, 26/02/2013 08:36
Rio's Jews 'Fleeing Carnival'

Rio's Jews 'Fleeing Carnival'

Many Jewish families find the carnival's immodesty problematic and prefer to stay away for the duration.Rochel Sylvetsky & Gil Ronen, 11/02/2013 11:05
When the Far Left Calls for Modest Clothing

When the Far Left Calls for Modest Clothing

Despite left-wing criticism of hareidi modesty rules, the far left does support modest dress – when it comes to the PA.Maayana Miskin, 23/12/2012 01:06
Close Facebook Accounts or Risk School Expulsion

Close Facebook Accounts or Risk School Expulsion

An Orthodox Jewish high school in Brooklyn, N.Y, has ordered students to close their Facebook accounts, pay a $100 fine, or be expelled. Rachel Hirshfeld, 30/03/2012 00:15
Photo Essay: Hareidim Protest Media Treatment

Photo Essay: Hareidim Protest Media Treatment

Hundreds of hareidim demonstrate in Jerusalem Saturday night against what they said was unfair media treatment. David Lev, 31/12/2011 21:22
Hareidim Say Feminist 'Rosa Parks' Provoked Them

Hareidim Say Feminist 'Rosa Parks' Provoked Them

A woman was asked to sit in the back of a bus that serves the hareidi community. Media has field day.Arutz Sheva, 18/12/2011 18:22