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Man apologizes for viral video mocking Hasidic boy

Man apologizes for viral video mocking Hasidic boy

New York man who posted a video on social media ridiculing the hairstyle of a young Hasidic boy apologizes in a second, heartfelt, video.JTA, 10/05/2018 10:43
The kibbutznik rebbe who joined a secular Zionist youth movement

The kibbutznik rebbe who joined a secular Zionist youth movement

Rabbi Yisrael Shalom Yosef Friedman of the Ruzhiner hasidic dynasty, who joined Hashomer Hatzair and founded a kibbutz, passes away at 94.Rafael Levi, 01/05/2017 19:22
NYT attacks gender separation at hasidic-area pool

NYT attacks gender separation at hasidic-area pool

Separate swim periods for women pit New York Times against city’s Orthodox community.JTA, 05/06/2016 07:31
Hasidic Musician Yosi Piamenta Dies at 64

Hasidic Musician Yosi Piamenta Dies at 64

Yosi Piamenta, who came to be known as the 'Hasidic Hendrix', dies at 64 following a lengthy battle with cancer.Ido Ben Porat, 24/08/2015 00:31
Who Took $1 Million from Menachem Stark's Account?

Who Took $1 Million from Menachem Stark's Account?

Over 1 million dollars reportedly withdrawn from Menachem Stark's Capital One account - several days after he died.Tova Dvorin, 15/01/2014 19:27
NYPD Hasidic Recruit Suffered 'Discrimination'

NYPD Hasidic Recruit Suffered 'Discrimination'

Court ruling finds that Hasidic-religious NYPD recruit was discriminated against when he was fired over the length of his beard.Ari Yashar, 18/11/2013 10:19
Montreal Votes 1st Hassidic Female Council Member

Montreal Votes 1st Hassidic Female Council Member

In a landmark move for Hassidic, Jewish women's representation, Montreal elects Mindy Pollak, 24, to city councilDalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 08/11/2013 13:43