Despite Opposition, Rebbes Meet IDF SoldiersA successful program where Hassidic leaders meet with IDF soldiers has been slammed by haredi extremists opposed to the State.
Montreal Suburb Limits Jewish Sukkot ObservanceWith severe limits on holiday, Outremont borough becoming 'most restrictive municipality in the world' according to hassidic councillor.
Rare Anti-Hassidic Excommunication Edict RevealedOnly existing copy of pakshevil (wall poster) from mid-late 1800s publicizing ban by Vilna Gaon will be on auction in late January.
Jew Stabbed in Boro Park During RobberyHassidic manager of wine store released from hospital after suffering stab wounds to the head, latest in string of anti-Semitic attacks.
Hassidic Confab to Set Policy on EnlistmentGrand Rabbis of Belz, Gur, Wizhnitz, Bayan, Slonim, Tzanz, other hassidic sects to decide how to respond to demands to serve country.
Hassidic 'New Year' Celebrated in JerusalemThousands flood to Jerusalem in honor of the anniversary of the release of the founder of Chabad hassidism.
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
Hassidic Business Consultant GuruWant to change your business? Take the advice of Hassic Rabbi Issamar Ginzberg, a consultant guru for big and small businesses alike.
Composer of 'Ani Maamin' DiesMotty Parnes composed popular melody to piyyut by Rambam.
Hit-and-Run Killer Due in Court Again WednesdayMeanwhile, driver of livery cab that carried the Glaubers says he'd trade his life for theirs.
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.
Sadigura Rebbe Passes AwayFuneral is scheduled to leave the Sadigura Beit Midrash on Gutmacher Street in Bnei Brak at 1:30 p.m.
Video: Rebbe of Spinka Visits Joseph's TombThe Rebbe of Spinka, Rabbi Naftali Tzvi Weisz, heading the largest Hassidic dynasty of that name, visited the Tomb of the Biblical Joseph.
Video: Evening of Modzitz Hassidut at Tovei Ha'IrThe Tovei Ha'ir Senior Citizen Residence in Jerusalem connects to the holidays with songs and stories of the Hassidut of Modz'itz.
Two Men Attempt to Run Down Hassidic Jews in NYTwo men were arrested in New York after they allegedly drove a vehicle into a crowd of Hassidic Jews standing outside local bakery.
Rabbi Wolfson: Disaster, Redemption May be NearEsteemed U.S.-based rabbi calls on Jews to wake up to danger, says a world war is to be expected.
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.
High-End Hassidic Art Gallery Opens in BrooklynThe highest-end Hassidic art gallery in the world opens Thursday with an exhibition by renowned artist Itshak Holtz in Brooklyn, NY.
Oprah Winfrey Visits Crown HeightsWinfrey: Judaism offers a wealth of lessons for people all over the world
1,200 Jews Visit Kever YosefSome 1,200 Jews visited Kever Yosef (the Tomb of Joseph) on Monday night in honor of Hanukkah and Rosh Chodesh
Interview: Mendy WerdygerHassidic Music Singer Mendy Werdyger came out with his 5th studio album. The album is entitled "Tomid B'Chol Yom" ("Always, Every Day").
Ultra-Orthodox Most PoliteFirst ever national politeness survey conducted in Israel ahead of Yom Kippur.
One Parent in Jail at a TimeHigh Court says only one parent in each family may be jailed at at time. The parents must report to jail before the giant protest.
Thousands at Belzer Bar MitzvahThe Belzer Hassidic community marked the Bar Mitzvah of a grandson of the Grand Rabbi on Sunday. New music albums were produced for the occasion.
Zionist Youth Stream to HassidutMany colorful knitted yarmulkes stood out brightly at the various recent “Chabad New Year” celebrations – and Ramat Gan yeshiva dean explains why.
Academics Study Hassidic StoriesThe Michlala-Jerusalem College held a day of study and research relating to the Hassidic fables and stories. IsraelNN was there.