January 30, 2013 Andy Cush

In the wake of Nechemya Weberman’s high-profile sex abuse trial, Hasidic Brooklyn’s modesty  committees–self-appointed, loosely organized groups of men who take it upon themselves to enforce the community’s explicit and implicit rules for appropriate dress and conduct–have received increased attention from non-Hasidic residents of New York. The Times published a fascinating report highlighting some of the squads’ […]

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