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Anti-Hasidic Bias

A 20-year-old Hasidic Jew walking in Midtown Manhattan was physically harassed when three teenagers grabbed his hat and would not give it back until the Jewish man yelled “Free Palestine.” Occurring in broad daylight as rush hour pedestrian traffic began to build at West 43rd Street at 12th Avenue, no […]
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The New Jersey township of Jackson, an enclave on the outskirts of the 50,000 member Orthodox Jewish town of Lakewood, is being sued for policies which discriminate against the civil rights of Orthodox Jews. Aimed at the public officials behind the enforcement of zoning laws, the lawsuit aims to ease […]
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David Baddiel’s book, Jews Don’t Count, sets up the argument that Jews are never given the same consideration as other minorities or ethnicities. But secular Jews don’t acknowledge that the majority of this prejudice is towards Orthodox Jews, who experience more attacks, both verbal and physical, than any other Jews. […]
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“You want to put a dead leg inside of me?” “A dead goyim leg. From anyone – an Arab, a woman.” This was the dialogue between a Hasidic son and his father on a recent episode of the NBC drama “Nurses,” in a scene where a religious Jewish character refuses […]
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Times Bares Its Anti-Hasidic Bias in Covering COVID-Era Weddings When is the religion of wedding guests worth reporting in the era of COVID-19? For the New York Times, only if it is Hasidic Jews getting married. How a South Florida Kosher Baker Became a Dairy Queen on Food Network Show […]
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