US hassidic schools agree to improve secular education

After investigation by Department of Education, hassidic schools in NY agree to improve secular curriculum, but don't specify how.Shai Landesman, 8/7/2016, 8:11 PM

Firebombs hurled at hassidic luminary's grave in Ukraine

Grave of Arye Leib, disciple of 'Maggid' of Mezeritch, desecrated by firebombs.JTA, 7/27/2016, 9:58 AM

Binyamina Rebbe laid to rest in Har Hamenuchot

The late hassidic rebbe and Holocaust survivor made all Jews feel welcome in his home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2016, 12:35 AM

Illegal hassidic school raided by Montreal police

Officials at unregistered school say they cooperated with youth protection officials, massive raid 'caused trauma.'Ari Yashar, 6/2/2016, 3:52 PM

Secular Perceptions of Israel's Hareidi Community

Are they really all living on hand-outs and avoiding the draft? Hillel Fendel, 9/17/2015, 7:27 PM

NY Assemblyman Praises Hassidic Pilot

Pilot averts disaster by landing plane in empty field; Assemblyman Dov Hikind advocated for pilot's religious rights.Arutz Sheva North America, 9/4/2015, 6:51 PM

Hareidi Yeshivot Cancel Summer Break Due to War

Extra Torah learning to bolster the war effort, Rabbis say, as a form of 'spiritual protection.' Religious-Zionist yeshivas follow suit.Haim Lev, 7/30/2014, 4:05 PM

Three Satmar Families Tie Triple Knot

Three families are celebrating engagements of two siblings each – to each of the two other families.Hillel Fendel, 7/17/2014, 7:01 PM

Hareidim Warned: 'Don't Ignore Siren, Media will Demonize Us'

Hareidim should stand silent during Memorial Day siren even though it is a 'non-Jewish' remembrance custom, argues hassidic paper.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 5/5/2014, 8:21 AM

At New York Rally, Hareidi Extremists Call for Israel Boycott

Radical protesters at US anti-draft rally also attack leading hareidi figure Rabbi Shteinman, call for an end to the State of Israel.Uzi Baruch, New York; and Ari Soffer, 3/10/2014, 3:34 PM

Thief Targeting Hassidic Yeshiva Nabbed in Bat Yam

Yeshiva students plagued by serial theft turn to police, 43 year-old resident of the town identified and apprehended.Ari Yashar, 1/7/2014, 5:14 PM

Menachem Stark Left 7 Children and a Wife Who Miss Him

My brother-in-Law Menachem Stark leaves seven children and a wife who miss him. He did not deserve to be featured in a sordid New York Post headline. Abraham Buxbaum, brother-in-law to Menachem Stark z"l, 1/6/2014, 7:55 AM

Jew Stabbed in Boro Park During Robbery

Hassidic manager of wine store released from hospital after suffering stab wounds to the head, latest in string of anti-Semitic attacks.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2014, 11:06 AM

Hassidic Leadership Confab to Set Policy on Enlistment

Grand Rabbis of Belz, Gur, Wizhnitz, Bayan, Slonim, Tzanz, other hassidic sects to decide how to respond to demands to serve country.Gil Ronen and Ari Soffer, 12/16/2013, 2:50 PM

Russia: Publicizing the Miracle of Hanukkah in Moscow

Rabbi Lazer, Chief Rabbi of Russia, lit first Hanukkah candle Wednesday outside of Red Square, across from the Kremlin.Tova Dvorin, 11/28/2013, 2:16 PM

Hassidic 'New Year' Celebrated in Jerusalem

Thousands flood to Jerusalem in honor of the anniversary of the release of the founder of Chabad hassidism.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 11/26/2013, 11:17 AM

Jerusalem Votes: Hassidic Community Not Gifting Votes to Lion

With the absence of a hassidic candidate, communities told to vote in line with the advice of local rabbis.Adam Ross, 10/14/2013, 9:28 AM