Orthodox Jewish Girls Just Want To Do Sports

And a personal announcement

A while back, Lela—runner, copyeditor of this newsletter, and the Barbara Walters of interviewing cats—told me about Beatie Deutsch, an Orthodox Jewish woman who is the best female marathoner in Israel. Deutsch, unlike every one of her competitors, runs in long sleeves, a knee-length skirt and with a hair covering. (Per Jewish law, many Orthodox Jewish …

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