The Jewish "Taliban" worries and divides Israel

The Jewish “Taliban” worries and divides Israel

Investigation – Driven by an intense search for modesty and religious purity, more and more “modest women” have decided to completely hide themselves, even hiding their eyes. Outcasts, often seen as Muslims, they provoke resentment even by rabbis and ultra-Orthodox.

Correspondent in Jerusalem

Dark ghost still exists. Freezing at the edge of a pedestrian crossing. The body is hidden from head to toe. Even his eyes are not visible. they guess. When the light finally turns green, the ghost crosses the road with a specific step. It appears to float. Her shoes are covered in the fabric of her clothes. It is not uncommon to meet him on the streets of Jerusalem near the ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Mea Shearim. Unless he has a weakness. Ghosts are part of the landscape. They are an intrigue if you don’t worry. Under the decorations are hidden Jewish women. The Israeli media calls them “Taliban”. They prefer the term “The Modest Woman”.

Marginally, this phenomenon appeared at the beginning of the 2000s in the Haredi (literally “God-fearing”) congregation, who wish to apply the rules of humility in the Talmud in a strict manner, thus hastening the coming of the Messiah. . Since then

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