Harper’s

Harper’s

A Shtetl Divided

In the 1990s, the NYPD often clashed with Brooklyn’s Hasidic community. Now the community’s own para-police forces, the Shmira and the Shomrim, are at war with each other.

Straight Man’s Burden

It was a Ugandan member of parliament who introduced the bill that would penalize homosexuality with life imprisonment or death, but the idea traces back to a secretive American evangelical movement known as The Family.

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