News and updates about Gur

An open letter about the conflict in Gur

I respectfully call on anyone with influence in the Gur community to do their part to put an end to the violence.

An open letter about the conflict in Gur

Hasidic leader contracts coronavirus

Gerrer Rebbe contracts coronavirus during trip abroad, despite third dose of coronavirus vaccine.

Hasidic leader contracts coronavirus

Supreme Court rejects appeal by Gur hasidim

'We cannot ignore the recent disasters,' Supreme Court writes in response to appeal to allow wedding with thousands of participants.

Supreme Court rejects appeal by Gur hasidim

End of Passover at the Gur study hall: First gathering in over a year

More than 10,000 Hasidim participated in celebrations following the last day of Passover in the study hall of the Rebbe of Gur in Jerusalem.

End of Passover at Gur: First gathering in over a yearplayer

Gur hasidim to make mass exodus from Haifa?

Health Ministry report noting air pollution leads Gur rebbe to give followers blessing to leave northern stronghold.

Haredi group to leave Haifa?

Israeli court bars hasidim from using bomb shelter as synagogue

Supreme Court rejects appeal by Gur hasidim to allow synagogue to remain in bomb shelter.

Israeli court bars hasidim from using bomb shelter as synagogue

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

Hassidic leader nixes Poland trips over Holocaust Law

Gerrer Rebbe tells students to avoid traveling to Poland for yahrzeit of due to Holocaust censorship law.

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Gur Hassidic movement bans emergency responders

Gur bans members from volunteering as paramedics or with police department, warns children of volunteers will be removed from school.

Gur Hassidic movement bans emergency responders

Lapid in Arad: Battle not over religion, but over money

Yair Lapid visits Arad and attacks haredi minister: 'It's ridiculous that a minister would attend a violent rally.'

Lapid in Arad: Battle not over religion, but over money

Haredi and secular Jews clash violently in Arad

Gur hasidim and secular Jews clash violently in the southern city of Arad Saturday night.

Haredi and secular Jews clash violently in Arad

'It's worth being arrested or killed for Jerusalem's liberation'

Rabbi Shlomo Goren tried to persuade Motta Gur to break into Old City before order was issued: 'If they arrest you, I go to jail with you.'

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Battle over Arad synagogue continues

Residents claim synagogue was unfairly taken over by newcomers, while haredi leaders accuse mayor of targeting their community.

Battle over Arad synagogue continues

Arad residents: We want our synagogue back

Arad residents say provocation is result of Gur community's forceful takeover.

Arad residents: We want our synagogue back

Arad rabbis stand behind mayor

Arab rabbis stand behind mayor after Litzman declares war on city claiming it embitters haredi population's lives.

Arad rabbis stand behind mayor

Litzman invites Shaked to Hassidic wedding

Justice Minister participates in Gerrer hassidic wedding, in a display of closeness between Shaked and Gerrer MK Yaakov Litzman.

Litzman invites Shaked to Hassidic wedding

Haredi Leadership Denounces Internal Violence

Badatz comes out strongly against severe violence ascribed to Gur hassidim in Jerusalem.

Haredi Leadership Denounces Internal Violence