News and updates about Belz

'Father's lectern': Hasid moves Grand Rabbi of Belz

Hasid from Ashdod gives hasidic leader a lectern that served his father 70 years ago.

'Father's lectern': Hasid moves Grand Rabbi of Belz

Grand Rabbi of Belz sends bottle of wine to Shas chief

Congratulating party on right-wing victory, Grand Rabbi of Belz sends bottle of wine to Shas chief Aryeh Deri.

Grand Rabbi of Belz sends bottle of wine to Shas chief

Crowds honor major Belz figure on his last journey

Rabbi Yisrael Zvi Rothman, prominent Belz mentor, passes away at the age of 70.

Crowds honor major Belz figure on his last journey

Progress in negotiations for reuniting United Torah Judaism party

Degel Hatorah faction agrees to allow some Belz schools into independent haredi system. The plan now goes to the Belz Rebbe for approval.

Progress in negotiations for reuniting United Torah Judaism

Did Belz join the state haredi education system?

Yesh Atid MK denies claims by haredi party that Belz hasidim joined the state haredi educational system. 'Fake news.'

Did Belz join the state haredi education system?

Belz hasidim push to close major haredi newspaper

Belz hasidim respond to attack on their leader by urging 'day of prayer,' closure of newspaper.

Belz hasidim push to close major haredi newspaper

Watch: Belz hasidic dynasty celebrates engagement of eighth grandchild

Thousands in attendance as Belz hasidim celebrate engagement of leader Rabbi Yisrael Menachem Nachum Rokeach's eighth grandchild.

Watch: Belz hasidim celebrate engagement of eighth grandchild

Will Belz hasidic boys learn the core curriculum?

'I congratulate the Belzer Rebbe for his brave decision,' Director General of Bnei Akiva schools organization says.

Will Belz hasidic boys learn the core curriculum?

Leader of Belz Hasidic sect urges teachers in new Brooklyn yeshiva to get vaccinated

Rabbi Yissachar Dov Rokeach, leader of the Belz Hasidic sect in Israel, urges teachers at new Belz school in Borough Park to get vaccinated.

Hasidic leader urges teachers in Brooklyn yeshiva to get vaccine

A forecast of rain? 'Pray to alleviate the drought'

Despite wintry forecast, members of Belz hasidic court call on community to pray for rain.

A forecast of rain? 'Pray to alleviate the drought'

Man dies of COVID-19 30 days after his father

Prominent member of Belz Hasidic movement in Ashdod succumbs to coronavirus soon after losing his father and uncle to the disease.

Man dies of COVID-19 30 days after his father

Thousands of Hasidim attend wedding in violation of guidelines

Thousands of Belz Hasidim attend Rebbe's grandson's wedding, without social distancing and with only some wearing masks.

Thousands of Hasidim attend wedding in violation of guidelines

Tragedy in Belz: 37-year-old philanthropist collapsed and died

Friends describe him as someone who donated his money to needy families and was always happy to assist others.

Tragedy in Belz: 37-year-old philanthropist collapsed and died

Hassidic Rebbes concerned: 'Say Psalms'

Belz Hasidim read chapter 121 in Psalms: 'I lift my eyes to the mountains; from where does my help come?' as Hasidic Council does same.

Hassidic Rebbes concerned: 'Say Psalms'

Ambassador to Admor of Belz: Trump loves Israel

US Ambassador to Israel tells Belzer Rebbe '7 years of famine' in US relations are over, admires how Belz rebuilt after the Shoah.

Ambassador to Admor of Belz: Trump loves Israel

Watch: Belz hasidim hold Sukkot celebration

Thousands of Belz hasidim participate in 'Simchat Beit Hashoeva' celebration in Jerusalem.

Watch: Belz hasidim hold Sukkot celebrationplayer

Arabs break into yeshiva, hold student by force

Three Arabs breaking into Belz yeshiva in Jerusalem startled by student there, whom they beat and fled. Police investigating.

Arabs break into yeshiva, hold student by force

Wife of prominent Belz hasid dies from cardiac arrest

Zippora Feiga Kahana, a member of the Belz community in Jerusalem known for doing acts of kindness, dies at 55.

Wife of prominent Belz hasid dies from cardiac arrest

Agudat Yisrael will run in one list; Degel threatening

Agudat Yisrael convenes, decides all factions will run one list to councils throughout country. Degel still threatens separate run.

Agudat Yisrael will run in one list; Degel threatening

'There is no future for Orthodox Jews in the UK'

Hasidic leader in London says government demands that Jewish schools teach about gay marriage will force Orthodox Jews to leave Britain.

'There is no future for Orthodox Jews in the UK'

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.

Watch: The melody that swept the Hasidimplayer

$4000 per marriage?

Hasidic group pays considerable amounts of money to matchmakers who marry off older singles.

$4000 per marriage?

Tonight: Huge Belz wedding in Jerusalem

Thousands of Belz hasidim gather for wedding of Rebbe's granddaughter, police close area to traffic.

Tonight: Huge Belz wedding in Jerusalem

'Bennett is a true friend of the haredim'

Education Minister Naftali Bennett receives warm welcome from Belz hassidim at Jerusalem Beis Malka women's seminary.

'Bennett is a true friend of the haredim'

Yeshiva student returns 130,000 shekels

What happens when a yeshiva student obeys the commandments and returns 130,000 shekels to an 'anti-Orthodox' secular Jew?

Yeshiva student finds 130,000 shekels and returns it

Belz hassidim: Visit Temple Mount and you're out

Family of Rabbi Elboim targeted in protests over ascent to Mount, is given an ultimatum to desist or be kicked out.

Belz hassidim: Visit the Temple Mount and you're out

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.

Hareidim Threaten Mass Exodus from Israel if Draft Law Passes

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.

Jew Stabbed in Boro Park During Robbery

Videos, Photos: Belz Wedding in Jerusalem

Thousands of hassidim were in attendance on Tuesday for the wedding of the grandson of the Belzer rebbe in Jerusalem.

Videos, Photos: Thousands Attend Belz Wedding in Jerusalemplayer

Rabbis Ifargan, Pinto 'Among Most Wealthy'

Forbes says Rav Pinchas Abuhatzeira's personal wealth is NIS 1.3B, Admor of Gur's is NIS 350M.

Rabbis Ifargan, Pinto 'Among Most Wealthy'

Historic Reconciliation between Hassidic Dynasties

Excitement in hareidi world: Belz, Satmer dynasties on verge of ending the rift between them.

Historic Reconciliation between Hassidic Dynasties