Mayer Rispler, Satmar leader who called for following health rules, dies of COVID-19 at 70

Mayer Rispler, Satmar leader who called for following health rules, dies of COVID-19 at 70

Mayer Rispler, 70, a leader in the Satmar Hasidic movement who called on members to follow health rules, dead at 70 after being infected.Philissa Cramer, JTA, 10/19/2020, 7:02 AM
Gov. Cuomo to Satmar leaders: 'Have small wedding this year, big one next year, invite me'

Gov. Cuomo to Satmar leaders: 'Have small wedding this year, big one next year, invite me'

NY Governor Cuomo addressed the cancellation of a Satmar family wedding during a live press conference Sunday.Eitan Divinsky, 10/18/2020, 10:52 PM
Melbourne residents confront haredi Jews during lockdown

Melbourne residents confront haredi Jews during lockdown

Angry residents in Melbourne, Australia confront Satmar Hasidim, accusing them of violating lockdown orders.Marcy Oster, JTA, 10/16/2020, 7:12 AM
American Satmar community hard-hit by coronavirus

American Satmar community hard-hit by coronavirus

30 people from Kiryas Yoel are currently hospitalized, with 9 in critical condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/14/2020, 1:40 PM
Schools in Kiryas Joel closed amid 27.6% COVID positivity rate

Schools in Kiryas Joel closed amid 27.6% COVID positivity rate

Schools in Satmar community in upstate New York ordered to close, after tests showed 27.6% average positivity rate.Shira Hanau, JTA, 10/7/2020, 1:34 PM
Senior figure in Satmar community critically ill with COVID-19

Senior figure in Satmar community critically ill with COVID-19

Community leader in Aronim faction of Satmar Hasidic dynasty critically ill with the coronavirus.Shira Hanau, JTA, 10/2/2020, 10:50 AM
Coronavirus in the haredi community

Coronavirus in the haredi community

A doctor practicing in Williamsburg writes: I’m a pediatrician who sees kids with coronavirus every day. It’s changed my whole way of life. A member of the hasidic community who was raised there explains the special problems its members face.Dr. Alysa Frenkel-Schick and Meyer Labin, 3/22/2020, 12:19 AM
Satmar Rebbe distributes $5 million to anti-Zionist institutions

Satmar Rebbe distributes $5 million to anti-Zionist institutions

Rabbi Zalman Teitelbaum hands out $5 million to 150 anti-Zionist institutions in Israel during visit to the Jewish state.Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/22/2019, 1:33 PM
The Satmar hasidim who chose to love the State of Israel

The Satmar hasidim who chose to love the State of Israel

Meet a passionate young man who follows his heart, even when his path differs from that of his family.Judy Simon, 10/11/2019, 5:05 PM
Can Satmar Hasidim save Bill de Blasio's campaign?

Can Satmar Hasidim save Bill de Blasio's campaign?

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio launches Yiddish fundraising campaign, look to raise much needed funds from Satmar Hasidic community.Ben Sales, JTA, 8/9/2019, 7:22 AM
Satmar hasidim buy pizza for IDF soldiers

Satmar hasidim buy pizza for IDF soldiers

Satmar hasidim visiting from US buy pizza for soldiers serving in Hevron.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2019, 2:13 PM
Satmar Rebbe's ban on voting in Israel to be auctioned

Satmar Rebbe's ban on voting in Israel to be auctioned

1952 letter by Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum banning participation in Israeli elections and accusing Zionists of being worse than idolaters revealedArutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2019, 9:45 PM
Observers of tradition? Satmar Hassidim who Love Israel

Observers of tradition? Satmar Hassidim who Love Israel

Joel is part of a small but growing group of Hassidim who love Israel.Judy Simon, 3/22/2019, 3:30 PM
Satmar raises $2 million for lobbying

Satmar raises $2 million for lobbying

Goal of fundraising to accelerate reform in US administration to provide leniencies for prisoners and detainees on white-collar crimes.Mordechai Sones, 12/12/2018, 12:29 PM
Satmar demands blanket draft exemptions

Satmar demands blanket draft exemptions

Anti-Zionist Hasidic movement asks Supreme Court to grant blanket exemption from IDF draft. 'State of Israel a sin against God.'Tzvi Lev, 11/22/2018, 9:20 PM
Hassidic camera giant denies it discriminated against non-Jews

Hassidic camera giant denies it discriminated against non-Jews

B&H photo equipment giant says claim it only paid 'baby bonus' to Jewish employees is 'misleading', denies it hired undocumented workers.Tzvi Lev, 11/15/2018, 8:14 PM
New York town reportedly buying up property to keep Hasidim out

New York town reportedly buying up property to keep Hasidim out

Town supervisor says municipality buying up properties to keep out Hasidim. 'People scared half to death by Hasidic expansion.'JTA, 9/16/2018, 6:25 PM
The Satmar hasidim who chose to love the State of Israel

The Satmar hasidim who chose to love the State of Israel

Different and loved ones: Joel is part of a small but growing group of hasidim who love Israel.Judy Simon, 8/3/2018, 6:24 PM
Satmar leadership enraged after girls visit IDF museum

Satmar leadership enraged after girls visit IDF museum

'The Satan tricked our holy daughters into visiting an unclean place due to its connection with the Zionist ugliness.'Tzvi Lev, 8/2/2018, 3:59 PM
Yeshiva student in serious condition after Catskills crash

Yeshiva student in serious condition after Catskills crash

Car flips over in Catskills, injuring students from Satmar yeshiva. One student in serious condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2018, 10:53 AM
Not a smart move

Not a smart move

For Satmar to display this level of animus and ridicule on a public stage and in front of the world media is detrimental to Jews and the cause of Am Yisrael everywhere, and there is no way around that reality. Larry Gordon, 6/10/2018, 2:24 PM
Satmar Rebbe laments: My followers celebrate Israel's success

Satmar Rebbe laments: My followers celebrate Israel's success

During massive rally in New York, leader of anti-Zionist Satmar hassidic movement slams followers for 'rejoicing over Zionist success.'David Rosenberg, 6/5/2018, 1:19 PM
NY hospital fires back at Hasidic group after allegations of ban

NY hospital fires back at Hasidic group after allegations of ban

After Hasidic group claims it was singled out for ban by major NYC hospital, officials say claim is 'an outright falsehood'.Debra Nussbaum Cohen, 5/27/2018, 6:49 PM
Hasidic volunteers kicked out of a major NY hospital

Hasidic volunteers kicked out of a major NY hospital

'Bikur Cholim' Hasidic visitation group says NYU trying to hide changes to 'end of life' care by booting visitors to hospital.Debra Nussbaum Cohen, 5/23/2018, 11:55 AM
When the Satmar Rebbe stood up for civil liberties

When the Satmar Rebbe stood up for civil liberties

The fight to change the new NY State education law was not only about oversight of school curricula, it was about a parent's right to choose his child's education. Rochel Sylvetsky, 4/24/2018, 1:03 PM
Hasidic school officials plead guilty to embezzling millions

Hasidic school officials plead guilty to embezzling millions

Two senior officials at Brooklyn hasidic school plead guilty to reporting falsely to obtain millions for school.Tzvi Lev, 4/1/2018, 8:50 AM
Brooklyn residents demonstrate against matzah factory

Brooklyn residents demonstrate against matzah factory

Satmar matzah bakery spews 'toxic coal smoke,' residents say they have to wear masks to walk to the subway.JTA, 3/5/2018, 7:11 PM
Dozens of hasidim rescued from massive California hotel fire

Dozens of hasidim rescued from massive California hotel fire

Dozens of Satmar hasidim were caught in massive blaze at California hotel Friday night.Tzvi Lev, 1/21/2018, 6:29 PM
Haredi man arrested after hit and run in Kiryas Joel

Haredi man arrested after hit and run in Kiryas Joel

Man charged with fleeing scene after striking eight-year-old child with his vehicle in New York hasidic enclave.Tzvi Lev, 12/24/2017, 9:25 AM
Haredi radicals defame Rabbi Shteinman, celebrate his death

Haredi radicals defame Rabbi Shteinman, celebrate his death

Radical Yerushalmi Faction hangs up posters celebrating the death of Rabbi Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman, slam him as a 'hater of Israel'.Tzvi Lev, 12/14/2017, 4:19 PM
Satmar group slams Trump's recognition of Jerusalem

Satmar group slams Trump's recognition of Jerusalem

Rabbi Aharon Teitelboim of Satmar slams Trump's declaration. 'The Zionist state is not a Jewish state and is not recognized by Jews.'Tzvi Lev, 12/10/2017, 5:49 PM
Kiryas Yoel may become first haredi city in United States

Kiryas Yoel may become first haredi city in United States

Vote tomorrow on whether city of Monroe will be divided into two, one part to become the first US haredi city.Mordechai Sones, 11/6/2017, 10:55 PM
Satmar Rebbe's great-grandson becomes IDF officer

Satmar Rebbe's great-grandson becomes IDF officer

Chaim Meisels, who is the Satmar Rebbe's great grandson, graduated IDF Officer School on Wednesday.Tzvi Lev, 10/26/2017, 3:56 PM
Satmar hassidim heckle Israeli Minister in Monsey

Satmar hassidim heckle Israeli Minister in Monsey

Deputy Education Minister Meir Porush was attending Shabbat services in Monsey, New York, when Satmar extremists burst in and heckled him.Tzvi Lev, 9/24/2017, 1:37 PM
Haredi rioter's clothing to be auctioned off in the US

Haredi rioter's clothing to be auctioned off in the US

The clothing that haredi rioter wore as he sat in prison for attacking police will be auctioned off to finance $24,000 reward he received.Tzvi Lev, 9/11/2017, 9:03 AM
Officials at hasidic school caught embezzling millions

Officials at hasidic school caught embezzling millions

The administrators allegedly took millions from a federal program that was intended to feed needy children.Tzvi Lev, 8/20/2017, 11:55 AM
'The haredi parties are taking coalition bribes'

'The haredi parties are taking coalition bribes'

15,000 participate in rally, listen to Satmar Grand Rebbe Zalman Teitelbaum incites against Israel and the IDF.Michal Levy, 6/12/2017, 2:44 PM
Satmar hasidim to demonstrate against Netanyahu in Washington

Satmar hasidim to demonstrate against Netanyahu in Washington

Anti-Zionist hasidim to demonstrate outside White House during meeting between Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Donald Trump.Yoel Domb, 2/13/2017, 10:01 PM
FBI reportedly arrests Brooklyn Satmar activist

FBI reportedly arrests Brooklyn Satmar activist

FBI reportedly arrests a Brooklyn Satmar community activist. The charges are unclear.JTA, 12/23/2016, 3:32 AM
Satmar group: Vote for Hillary

Satmar group: Vote for Hillary

Satmar leaders who follow Rabbi Aharon in Kiryat Yoel tell their followers to vote for Hillary Clinton on November 8.Orly Harari, 11/5/2016, 11:46 PM
Satmar Jews to protest Netanyahu speech

Satmar Jews to protest Netanyahu speech

The Satmar community in the USA have been called upon to protest Netanyahu’s speech at the General Assembly in New YorkArutz Sheva Staff, 9/22/2016, 11:01 AM
FBI nabs two in Satmar murder plot

FBI nabs two in Satmar murder plot

Satmar rabbi and associate arrested for allegedly plotting murder of man who refused to grant his wife a divorce.David Rosenberg, 9/8/2016, 10:15 AM
Children hurl eggs at anti-Zionist demonstration

Children hurl eggs at anti-Zionist demonstration

Satmar summer camps have own anti-Israel demonstrations in New York, pelt mock Netanyahu limo with eggs.Ben Sales, 8/25/2016, 7:39 AM
Satmar decree bars women from higher education

Satmar decree bars women from higher education

Hasidic rabbis from the Satmar sect reportedly issue a decree barring women from pursuing higher education.JTA, 8/24/2016, 3:29 AM
Rabbi's daughter found out he had died on WhatsApp

Rabbi's daughter found out he had died on WhatsApp

Daughter of Rabbi Yitzhak Rosenberg calls on the community to be careful with the news they spread.Tova Dvorin, 5/18/2016, 6:29 PM
Hasid donated $50K to yeshivot hours before dying

Hasid donated $50K to yeshivot hours before dying

Rabbi Yitzhak Rosenberg donated the money to Satmar institutions in Israel, haredi website reports - then died hours later.Tova Dvorin, 5/18/2016, 4:54 PM
Tragedy: Two Satmar Hasidim drown in Miami

Tragedy: Two Satmar Hasidim drown in Miami

Three others, visitors from Kiryas Joel, injured in riptide pull.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/17/2016, 8:46 PM
FBI investigates Satmar yeshiva in New York

FBI investigates Satmar yeshiva in New York

FBI agents sweep in on yeshiva in New York's Kiryas Joel; reports indicate either child pornography or corruption case.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2016, 7:33 PM
Satmar: Vote for Clinton

Satmar: Vote for Clinton

Two separate Satmar factions throw support behind former Secretary of State in upcoming primaries.Tova Dvorin, 4/15/2016, 8:10 AM
Secret Satmar Group Plans Zionist Community

Secret Satmar Group Plans Zionist Community

They take part in anti-Israel demonstrations but secretly, they plan a haredi-Zionist agricultural community in Israel.Gil Ronen, 5/3/2015, 5:52 PM
Satmar Leaders Offer Cash to Election Boycotters

Satmar Leaders Offer Cash to Election Boycotters

Anti-Zionist Hassidic sect has offered $100 to any Israeli who does not vote in upcoming March elections.Cynthia Blank, 12/4/2014, 3:34 PM
Satmar Rebbe: Massacre Due to Jews Visiting TM

Satmar Rebbe: Massacre Due to Jews Visiting TM

Satmar Rebbe blames observant Jews ascending Temple Mount for Har Nof massacre, says it 'costs lives.'Nir Har-Zahav and Tova Dvorin, 11/19/2014, 4:42 PM
Three Satmar Families Tie Triple Knot

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
Satmar Rebbe Says Murdered Teens' Parents 'Guilty'

Satmar Rebbe Says Murdered Teens' Parents 'Guilty'

Shockwave in Jewish, hareidi world as a hassidic leader blames Frenkel, Sha'ar, Yifrah parents for 'living among known murderers.'Tova Dvorin, 7/4/2014, 9:58 AM
Talk Yiddish To Me

Talk Yiddish To Me

Hassidic comedian gives a Satmar feel to Jason Derulo's 'Talk Dirty' - but don't worry, it's all clean.Yoni Kempinski and Ari Soffer, 4/13/2014, 3:56 PM
Hareidi Extremists Call for Israel Boycott

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
Hareidim Threaten Mass Exodus if Draft Law Passes

Hareidim Threaten Mass Exodus if Draft Law Passes

The Belz Hassidic community is threatening a "mass emigration from Israel" if hareidim are forced to join the army.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/28/2014, 11:25 PM