Newly-religious women walking around covered head-to-toe in black clothes are growing in numbers. Even six-year-old girls are made to hide their faces. Haredi rabbis finally condemn growing trend.By Akiva Noveck, f
irst published: 02.06.11.They arrive there every morning, girls aged six to 10 covered head to toe, their faces hidden behind a veil similar to a hijab. They enter an apartment at the center of Jerusalem, which serves as their school.
Hundreds of people see them walk by, including Education Ministry employees who work nearby. Somehow, though, they never seem to do anything about
it.So far, one has only heard of "Taliban mothers," haredi women covered
head to toe, including a headscarf, much like Afghani women living under
Taliban rule. But now one finds little girls too, the daughters of these "Taliban" women, walking around outdoors in full body coverage