Rebellion in Gur: Hasidim reject new technology regulations

Synagogues shut down as congregants refuse to comply with last week's new regulations regarding cell phone use.David Rosenberg, 5/15/2016, 8:05 AM

'You can use Whatsapp - but only with secular people'

Gur hasidic sect bans popular cell phone app, rules biblical injunction to honor one's father and mother not applicable to internet users.Ben Shaul, 5/11/2016, 10:20 PM

Is it Safe For Jews to Visit the Kotel? Rabbis Disagree

Gur Rebbe reportedly bars followers from visiting Western Wall in light of stabbings; Sephardic Chief Rabbi urges Jews to visit.Tova Dvorin, 10/4/2015, 2:27 PM

Jerusalem Mayor Kisses Gerrer Hassid by Mistake

Nir Barkat was not aware that the Gerrer (Gur) hassidic sect forbids men from kissing each other. He asked: 'What are they, Muslims?'Arutz Sheva, 10/21/2014, 2:05 PM

Gur Hassidic Synagogues to Close at 9:30, Sharp

A spate of latenesses has promoted the Gur Hassidic movement to close its synagogues at 9:30 PM, so students can get a good night's sleepDavid Lev, 8/11/2013, 8:42 PM

Litzman: No Compromise on Hareidi Enlistment

Hareidi deputy minister vows no compromise on hareidi IDF enlistment – a hot topic in the 2013 elections. Maayana Miskin, 1/16/2013, 2:52 PM

Rabbis Ifargan, Pinto 'Among Most Wealthy'

Forbes says Rav Pinchas Abuhatzeira's personal wealth is NIS 1.3B, Admor of Gur's is NIS 350M.Gil Ronen, 6/10/2012, 9:33 PM