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Hasidic Women

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Sect Drops Its Formal Ban On Moms Driving

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 06.10.2015 | Religion

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect in London has backtracked on plans to ban moms from driving their kids to school, after news about the proposal sparked ...

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Sect Bans Women From Driving

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.01.2015 | Religion

Leaders of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect in north London recently issued a statement to their community that bans women from driving. The letter, s...

WATCH: Hasidic Women Wear Zara, Too

Posted 11.01.2013 | Style

Many people have preconceived notions about Hasidic fashion, especially when it comes to the women and the modest way in which they dress. Luckily,...

Kicking The Box Open, Defeating Orthodox Labels

Chava Tombosky | Posted 06.12.2013 | Religion
Chava Tombosky

More than anything, I hate the box. The stuffy, claustrophobic, choking box that others in the media create with their own assumptions of how I must conform in order to observe the beauty of Hasidic life.

Hasidic Women And Drawing Inspiration From Struggle

Chava Tombosky | Posted 05.01.2012 | Religion
Chava Tombosky

I was invited to attend the Dr. Phil show last week to offer commentary on their feature story about a young and beautiful woman who had a tale of unsettling circumstances in regard to her Hasidic background.