Watch: The melody that swept the Hasidim

Rebbe dances at grandson's wedding for more than hour to melody he composed day earlier and captivated thousands of Hasidim.Mordechai Sones, 5/31/2018, 2:23 PM

Montreal residents wear yellow badges to protest Hasidic buses

Montreal residents wear badges reminiscent of yellow stars Nazis forced Jews to wear in protest against school buses for Hasidic children.JTA, 3/7/2018, 10:18 PM

Son of hasidic rebbe gets divorced and engaged - on the same day

Hasidim shocked as son of sect leader announces engagement hours after divorcing first wife.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2018, 7:44 AM


This is a film that the hasidic community would just love to see. The only problem is that, by and large, it is anathema and strictly forbidden, in most instances, to either see a movie or go to a movie theater. But it is catching on. Larry Gordon, 8/21/2017, 5:00 PM

Watch: Pope dances to hasidic music

Group of Hasidic Jews led by Rabbi Edgar Gluck serenades Pope with hasidic song titled 'Long years shall satiate him'.JTA, 5/8/2017, 10:47 PM

Montreal hasidim threaten suit over ban on new places of worship

Hasidic Jews in Montreal’s Outremont borough are vowing to go to court after a referendum upheld a bylaw banning new places of worship.JTA, 11/21/2016, 8:14 PM

Hasidic men save Arab woman on plane

When an Arab woman collapses on a trans-Atlantic flight, two hasidic Jews jump to administer medical aid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2016, 9:58 AM

Hasidic camp bus crash in Poconos injures at least 9

Accident involving a minibus bringing Jewish campers home from a trip in Pennsylvania injured at least nine teenagers.JTA, 7/25/2016, 5:40 AM

Sense of siege in Kiryas Joel amid raids and scrutiny

Even before the FBI descended on the Satmar Hasidic village of Kiryas Joel, there was a growing sense that the community was under attack.Uriel Heilman, 5/18/2016, 1:30 AM

Widespread support for Trump among US Hasidim

Experts say most of the community supports Donald Trump but that may not mean it will vote for him, or anyone.Gil Ronen, 3/21/2016, 1:12 PM

Catskills Hasidim charge voter discrimination, get compensation

County pays Hasidic Jewish residents in New York village $25,000. A monitor will make sure they are not being prevented from voting.Gil Ronen, 2/3/2016, 10:20 PM