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NYC killer disguised as Hasidic Jew fatally shoots man getting into his car

Video footage of Queens, NY killing shows man apparently wearing garb of a Hasidic Jew as he waits to ambush other man getting into his car.

NYC killer disguised as Hasidic Jew shoots man getting into car

Legendary synagogue of Maggid of Mezeritch identified

After years of research, ahead of the anniversary of Hasidic leader's passing, documents found in Rivne, Ukraine confirm the discovery.

Legendary synagogue of Maggid of Mezeritch identified

Are you a player or a spectator?

Rabbi Yitzchak Botton uses a baseball game to illustrate a deep life lesson taught by the Baal Shem Tov, founder of the Hasidic movement.

Are you a player or a spectator?player

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.

Man apologizes for viral video mocking Hasidic boy

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.

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NYT attacks gender separation at hasidic-area pool

Separate swim periods for women pit New York Times against city’s Orthodox community.

New York Times attacks gender separation at hasidic-area pool

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.

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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Over 1 million dollars reportedly withdrawn from Menachem Stark's Capital One account - several days after he died.

Who Withdrew $1 Million from Murdered Businessman's Account?

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.

NYPD Hasidic Recruit Suffered 'Religious Discrimination'

Montreal Votes 1st Hassidic Female Council Member

In a landmark move for Hassidic, Jewish women's representation, Montreal elects Mindy Pollak, 24, to city council

Montreal Votes In First Hassidic Female Council Member