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Behind the Hillary photo controversy is one of print journalism’s few success stories: a thriving, albeit restricted, haredi press.
Ari L. Goldman
Special To The Jewish Week
Is Hillary Clinton too sexy?
Apparently that is what some haredi newspapers in Brooklyn thought recently when they removed an image of the Secretary of State from the iconic photo from the White House Situation Room taken on the night of the military operation to kill Osama bin Laden.
The obliteration of Hillary — once by Photoshop and once by cropping — stirred a debate in media and religious circles about the practice of fervently Orthodox newspapers not to run pictures of women in their publications.