Beit Shemesh, united against extremists.

The protest in Beit Shemesh was impressive. We really did have all kinds of people - people with dreads, people with payot, women with head coverings, women with leggings, kids with their parents, charedi guys willing to speak to the news cameras, women holding pamphlets, men holding signs thanking god for making them women. I... Continue Reading →

Priorities, people.

I was passed an article about a Charedi wedding that took place after being protested by the bride's parents and the "most prominent Orthodox rabbis." The daughter of multimillionaires was sent to Israel to seminary and fell in love with a Charedi "yeshiva dropout." They managed to get married yesterday after getting through protests from... Continue Reading →

Brothers, sons, teachers, students.

Not quite street art, but temporarily tonight Keren HaYessod street was painted with the anger and frustration of local teachers: The sign reads: "Brother, brother! Your son is my student!" Sometimes, this country seems like one big block party where literally everyone is separated by a few degrees. In this case, the holders of the... Continue Reading →

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