Israeli coffee shop grants discount for being polite

CEO of coffee chain hopes move will 'encourage more respectful conversation in Israel society -' while boosting sales.JTA, 5/4/2017, 8:19 AM

Halacha Headlines Radio Show

Join a special radio broadcast after the Shabbat - debating issues of Hassidut, Chabbad, secular studies and more.Jewish Content Network, 2/17/2017, 4:50 PM

Puppa Rebbe's granddaughter dies at 22

The granddaughter of the Puppa Rebbe, 22 year old Feige Greenwald, died suddenly, presumably from an overdose of a dangerous drug.Yoel Domb, 9/6/2016, 7:48 PM

Erlau Rebbe passes away

Rabbi Yochanan Sofer dies at age 93, funeral to take place Monday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2016, 7:34 AM

Hassidim watch Fiddler on the Roof for first time

45 years since iconic movie first released, Jew in the City website asks real-life hassidic Jews what they think.Ari Soffer, 2/3/2016, 4:52 PM

Despite Opposition, Rebbes Meet IDF Soldiers

A successful program where Hassidic leaders meet with IDF soldiers has been slammed by haredi extremists opposed to the State.Shimon Cohen, 9/10/2015, 12:46 PM

Montreal Suburb Limits Jewish Sukkot Observance

With severe limits on holiday, Outremont borough becoming 'most restrictive municipality in the world' according to hassidic councillor.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 12/4/2014, 5:26 PM

Rare Anti-Hassidic Excommunication Edict Revealed

Only existing copy of pakshevil (wall poster) from mid-late 1800s publicizing ban by Vilna Gaon will be on auction in late January.Ari Yashar, 1/2/2014, 6:09 PM

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 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

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

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

Hassidic Business Consultant Guru

Want to change your business? Take the advice of Hassic Rabbi Issamar Ginzberg, a consultant guru for big and small businesses alike.Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/11/2013, 9:05 AM

Composer of 'Ani Maamin' Dies

Motty Parnes composed popular melody to piyyut by Rambam.Gil Ronen, 4/8/2013, 3:03 PM

Hit-and-Run Killer Due in Court Again Wednesday

Meanwhile, driver of livery cab that carried the Glaubers says he'd trade his life for theirs.Gil Ronen, 3/10/2013, 7:32 PM

Galliano's 'Hassidic Garb' a ‘Complete Distortion’

New York Post story accusing fashion designer John Galliano of dressing in Hasidic garb, is “a complete distortion,” says ADL. Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/14/2013, 7:52 PM

Sadigura Rebbe Passes Away

Funeral is scheduled to leave the Sadigura Beit Midrash on Gutmacher Street in Bnei Brak at 1:30 p.m.Gil Ronen, 1/1/2013, 11:05 AM

Video: Rebbe of Spinka Visits Joseph's Tomb

The Rebbe of Spinka, Rabbi Naftali Tzvi Weisz, heading the largest Hassidic dynasty of that name, visited the Tomb of the Biblical Joseph. Hana Levi Julian, 10/4/2012, 10:26 AM

Video: Evening of Modzitz Hassidut at Tovei Ha'Ir

The Tovei Ha'ir Senior Citizen Residence in Jerusalem connects to the holidays with songs and stories of the Hassidut of Modz'itz. Yoni Kempinski, 9/11/2012, 8:06 AM

Two Men Attempt to Run Down Hassidic Jews in NY

Two men were arrested in New York after they allegedly drove a vehicle into a crowd of Hassidic Jews standing outside local bakery.Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/5/2012, 10:54 AM

Rabbi Wolfson: Disaster, Redemption May be Near

Esteemed U.S.-based rabbi calls on Jews to wake up to danger, says a world war is to be expected.Gil Ronen, 8/6/2012, 7:36 PM

Fury in Williamsburg Over 'Right to Bare Arms'

Ultra-Orthodox business owners in Williamsburg are trying to ban customers who do not adhere to a strict dress-code from entering stores.Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/26/2012, 9:38 AM

High-End Hassidic Art Gallery Opens in Brooklyn

The highest-end Hassidic art gallery in the world opens Thursday with an exhibition by renowned artist Itshak Holtz in Brooklyn, NY.Chana Ya'ar, 5/17/2012, 6:25 PM

Oprah Winfrey Visits Crown Heights

Winfrey: Judaism offers a wealth of lessons for people all over the worldRachel Hirshfeld, 2/9/2012, 6:15 PM

1,200 Jews Visit Kever Yosef

Some 1,200 Jews visited Kever Yosef (the Tomb of Joseph) on Monday night in honor of Hanukkah and Rosh ChodeshDavid Lev, 12/27/2011, 9:37 AM

Interview: Mendy Werdyger

Hassidic Music Singer Mendy Werdyger came out with his 5th studio album. The album is entitled "Tomid B'Chol Yom" ("Always, Every Day").Yoni Kempinski, 11/24/2010, 12:14 AM

Ultra-Orthodox Most Polite

First ever national politeness survey conducted in Israel ahead of Yom Kippur.Elad Benari, 9/16/2010, 1:42 AM

One Parent in Jail at a Time

High Court says only one parent in each family may be jailed at at time. The parents must report to jail before the giant protest.Hillel Fendel, 6/17/2010, 9:55 AM

Thousands at Belzer Bar Mitzvah

The Belzer Hassidic community marked the Bar Mitzvah of a grandson of the Grand Rabbi on Sunday. New music albums were produced for the occasion. Hillel Fendel, 3/16/2010, 2:58 PM

Zionist Youth Stream to Hassidut

Many colorful knitted yarmulkes stood out brightly at the various recent “Chabad New Year” celebrations – and Ramat Gan yeshiva dean explains why.Hillel Fendel, 12/8/2009, 11:33 AM

Academics Study Hassidic Stories

The Michlala-Jerusalem College held a day of study and research relating to the Hassidic fables and stories. IsraelNN was there.Yoni Kempinski, 11/15/2009, 7:08 AM