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Ultra-orthodox Jewish newspaper photoshops Hillary out of history

Ultra-orthodox Jewish newspaper photoshops Hillary out of history





The Hasidic Jewish newspaper Der Tzitung has determined that last Sunday's iconic photo from the Situation Room was too scandalous to reprint without retouching. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was erased from the image before it ran on Der Tzitung's cover.

The ultra-orthodox Jewish newspaper does not print images of women on the grounds that they may be sexually suggestive. Rabbi Jason Miller of The Jewish Week counters that editing history on ideological grounds constitutes "a violation of the Jewish legal principle of g'neivat da'at (deceit)".

The original photo was published by the White House and included Clinton, President Obama, Vice President Biden, and members of the U.S. National Security team. The blog Failed Messiah points out that the alteration of the photo prior to publication may be a violation of the White House's photo licensing rules. The caption accompanying the image on the White House's Flickr stream says that photos "may not be manipulated in any way".

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