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Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Men Wear Blindfolds At Airport To Avoid Seeing ‘Immodest’ Women


It’s just the latest example of religiously-motivated unusual behavior involving airports and planes.
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Ultra-Orthodox rabbis ban women from going to university in case they get ‘dangerous’ secular knowledge


Ultra-Orthodox Jewish rabbis have banned women from going to university, The Independent has learned. The strict Satmar sect issued the decree, seen by The Independent, warning that university education for women is “dangerous”. Written in Yiddish, the decree warns: “It has lately become the new trend that girls and married women are pursuing degrees in special education. Some attend classes and others online. And so we’d like to let their parents know that it is against the Torah.
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