Is it Safe For Jews to Visit the Kotel? Rabbis DisagreeGur Rebbe reportedly bars followers from visiting Western Wall in light of stabbings; Sephardic Chief Rabbi urges Jews to visit.
Jerusalem Mayor Kisses Gerrer Hassid by MistakeNir Barkat was not aware that the Gerrer (Gur) hassidic sect forbids men from kissing each other. He asked: 'What are they, Muslims?'
Gur Hassidic Synagogues to Close at 9:30, SharpA 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 sleep
Litzman: No Compromise on Hareidi EnlistmentHareidi deputy minister vows no compromise on hareidi IDF enlistment – a hot topic in the 2013 elections.
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.