Why I Feel Orthodox Today

Because for once the world doesn’t revolve around a Kardashian: An Israeli ultra-Orthodox Jewish news website has cut Kim Kardashian from a photo taken of her in Jerusalem this week. The original photo of Kardashian, her husband, Kanye West and Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat was altered to put Kardashian behind a restaurant receipt. Kardashian was blurred in another. Nissim Ben Haim, an editor at the Kikar HaShabbat website, said Wednesday it removed Kardashian because she is a “pornographic symbol” who contradicts ultra-Orthodox values.

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