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Orthodox Brooklyn School Orders Girls Off Facebook

Site encourages immodesty, say administrators
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 29, 2012 6:18 PM CDT
Orthodox Brooklyn School Orders Girls Off Facebook
An imaginary Facebook persona created by Advanced Recovery of New York smiles from a computer screen in Syracuse, New York.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – An Orthodox Jewish high school in Brooklyn is making headlines for its new zero-tolerance policy on Facebook. The all-girls Beth Rivkah school has a simple rule for students: Delete your page and pay a $100 fine or find a new school, reports the New York Post. “It’s the wrong place for a Jewish girl to be," says an administrator. "Facebook is not a modest thing to do." (Read more Facebook stories.)

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