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New ‘kosher Netflix’ service in Israel lets viewers skip 'immodest' parts

The Tov TV service, dubbed the “kosher Netflix” by the Israeli daily Haaretz, is geared toward observant Jews who follow the religious laws of modesty.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
29/07/2020
Bar Ilan University's Institute for Nantechnology and Advanced Materials

Bar-Ilan U. eliminates requirements of modest dress, kippah for male religion classes

Students had been required to sign a statement accepting the requirements and acknowledging that the university operates “in the spirit of the Torah and tradition of Israel.”

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
25/10/2019
Mayim Bialik embraces modest fashion line

Mayim Bialik embraces modest fashion line in Bet Shemesh

“I have decided that my sexual self is best reserved for private situations with those I am most intimate with,” she said in 2017. “I dress modestly."

The unorthodox credo of modest fashion icon Devora Golan

“Modesty doesn’t have to equal ugly or boring,” Golan’s Instagram tagline reads.

By LIANE GRUNBERG
29/07/2019

My Modest Proposal: Let us all abstain from touching

Listening to Nancy Pelosi, I realized how much clarity shomer negia would bring to today’s confusing relationships.

By IRINA E. BRAGIN
22/04/2019
Jewish calendar

Israel Museum exhibit uncovers the truth about clothing

Unrevealing clothes actually reveal much about the wearers, at the Israel Museum.

06/04/2019
Beit Shemesh graffiti

Religious youths attack teen girl for 'immodest' clothing

No arrests were made yet, in the Tiberias incident.

The front page of a recent issue of Yated Neeman, a haredi newspaper in English

#NotMeToo?

Haredi papers ignore International Women’s Day

By YOEL COHEN
21/03/2018

MK Touma-Sliman: Police failing to make radical Haredi neighborhoods safe

MK Touma-Sliman described Haredi areas of Beit Shemesh as "state within a state" Touma-Sliman describes Haredi areas of Beit Shemesh as "state within a state."

Extremists protests as Beit Shemesh takes down modesty signs

Women who sued to remove Israeli city’s modesty signs get death threats

The women said they received calls on Thursday and Friday threatening them with a kabbalistic ritual calling for their deaths.

By JTA
18/12/2017
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