In parts of the Orthodox world, it is becoming increasingly unacceptable to show pictures of women in any context - in newspapers, in advertisements, on billboards, and even in magazines marketed specifically to Orthodox women (we're looking at you, Binah Magazine). What lies behind this disturbing phenomenon? What can we do to stop it? Join Scott Kahn for a fascinating conversation with activist and journalist Shoshanna Keats-Jaskoll, as they discuss how things have changed, and why it matters.
The image accompanying this podcast was originally published in Der Israelit, a newspaper published by the primary founder of Agudat Yisrael, Jacob Rosenheim. From the cover of "The Politics of Torah" by Alan L. Mittleman. Copyright 1996 State University of New York Press.
Music: Happy Rock by bensound.com