Orthodox paper prints picture of Hillary Clinton
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Orthodox paper prints picture of Hillary Clinton

Haredi weekly paper Mishpacha printed the Democratic presidential hopeful's face, whilst other orthodox papers refuse to

The edition of Mishpacha which featured the Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton
The edition of Mishpacha which featured the Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton

The Orthodox Jewish weekly Mishpacha has put a photo of Hillary Clinton’s face on its cover — perhaps the first time a women’s photo has been featured in the magazine or any haredi Orthodox publication.

The graphic for the publication’s cover story this week on the 2016 presidential election, “The Finish Line in Sight,” features side-view headshots of both Clinton, the Democratic candidate, and Donald Trump, her Republican rival, facing each other. The headshots are a negative exposure, and include signs and slogans from the campaigns.

Some Hasidic and haredi Orthodox newspapers in Israel and the Diaspora have a policy of not publishing photos of women, citing modesty concerns. Mishpacha is published in Hebrew in Israel and in English in the United States, and has subscribers around the world.

 

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