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Biden calls Hasidic rebbe, promises 'open door' ahead of midterms

President urges Hasidic rebbe to endorse first openly gay New York congressman in tight congressional race.

Biden calls Hasidic rebbe, offers 'open door' ahead of midterms

Chinese censors ban printing of Hasidic woman’s memoir due to ‘anti-communist’ content

Memoirs of Hasidic woman who migrated from the Soviet Union to the US banned in China over 'anti-communist content.'

Chinese censors ban printing of Hasidic woman’s memoir

New York private schools to be required to follow minimum academic standards

New York State approves regulations that would force private schools, including Hasidic schools, to provide proper secular education.

Private schools to be required to follow academic standards

A pro-Palestinian YouTuber tried trolling Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn. Here’s what happened.

Anti-Israel YouTuber takes to the streets of Brooklyn on the eve of the Sabbath in his latest attempt to harass Orthodox Jews.

When an Arab YouTuber tried trolling Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn

A Hasidic dynasty’s rivalry erupts into violence across Israel

Hundreds of Ger Hasidim clash in Jerusalem, with violent brawls also reported in Ashdod and Bnei Brak.

A Hasidic dynasty’s rivalry erupts into violence across Israel

Bronx man who lost his wallet and $1,400 is grateful to Hasidic family who returned it

State Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein helps Hasidic family track down Bronx man who lost his wallet - and $1,400.

Hasidic family returns lost wallet - and $1,400 - to Bronx man

In Antwerp, Hasidic man overpowers and tackles his attacker

Watch: Ukrainian man in Belgium threatens Hasidic man outside of synagogue - and instantly regrets it.

In Antwerp, Hasidic man overpowers and tackles his attacker

The Siege on Kyiv is Tightening.

Rescuing Remaining Jews Has Become Even Harder!No one imagined the horrors or the terrible war that is now taking place.

The Siege on Kyiv is Tightening

Quebec producers distance themselves from anti-Hasidic remarks

Following B'nai Brith request, Quebec show producers distance themselves from guest’s remarks about Hasidic Jews.

Producers distance themselves from anti-Hasidic remarks

B’nai Brith Canada denounces anti-Hasidic comments on Quebec TV

B’nai Brith Canada criticizes remark implying that Hasidic Jews are exempt from COVID-19-related in Quebec.

B’nai Brith Canada denounces anti-Hasidic comments on TV

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

Hasidic Rebbe: We should be more like the Arabs

Leader of Slonim Hasidic movement bashes haredi lawmakers, calls Zionism 'heresy'. 'Maybe haredim should be more like the Arabs.'

Hasidic Rebbe: We should be more like the Arabs

A hasidic rabbi created a Shabbat jacket for carrying guns in synagogues

'It’s not a joke. You just never thought about it,' says Rabbi Raziel Cohen, creator of the 'Tactical Kapota.'

Hasidic rabbi creates jacket for carrying guns in synagogues

Hasidic rebbe orders Hasidim to stay at home on Rosh Hashanah

Rebbe of Karlin Hasidic movement orders followers not to congregate for mass holiday prayers at his court.

Hasidic rebbe orders Hasidim to stay at home on Rosh Hashanah

Dr. Fauci must apologize for comments on Hasidic Jews

Singling out Hasidic Jews is not only racist, it is also incorrect and misleading, let alone the consquences it might have. Op-ed..

Dr. Fauci must apologize for comments on Hasidic Jews

NYPD creates hate crime panel to include bereaved Hasidic mother

Hasidic woman whose son was murdered by terrorists to be included on new NYPD hate crime advisory panel.

New NYPD hate crime panel to include bereaved Hasidic mother

Anti-Semitic car ramming attack in Brooklyn injures five Jews

After video of the incident circulates online, Shomrim members discover the van involved and alert police who arrest suspect.

Anti-Semitic car ramming attack in Brooklyn injures five Jews

Hasidic men detained at German airport for more than 10 hours

Americans Against Antisemitism says as many as 16 Hasidic men were detained at Frankfurt airport without charges on March 7.

Hasidic men detained at German airport for more than 10 hours

Rabbi Yehezkel Roth, the Karlsburger Rebbe, dead at 86

Hundreds of men pack into Brooklyn study hall and street for Hasidic rabbi’s funeral.

Rabbi Yehezkel Roth, the Karlsburger Rebbe, dead at 86

Where truth can be found

The great Hasidic master of Kotzk continually maintained that truth is always hidden from public view.

Where truth can be found

Hasidic boys’ choir sings tribute to Donald Trump

Children from Munkatch Hasidic movement sing tribute to Donald Trump set to The Star-Spangled Banner.

Hasidic boys’ choir sings tribute to Donald Trumpplayer

Journalist shares his '11 things I learned from Hasidic Jews'

Non-Jewish video journalist sums up his experiences with Hasidic Jewish community in New York, and what it has taught him.

Journalist shares his '11 things I learned from Hasidic Jews'player

Inside private hasidic Sabbath dinner as a non-Jew

This time, Peter visits a hasidic family Shabbos meal - what will he do next?

Inside private hasidic Sabbath dinner as a non-Jewplayer

Why Israeli sharpshooters are training Jews in US countryside

Anti-Semitic crime is on the rise in America and Hasidic and Orthodox Jews are preparing for the worst.

Why Israeli sharpshooters are training Jews in US countrysideplayer

Hasidic rabbi teaches me about relationships

Peter Santenello talks to famous hasidic Rabbi Manis Friedman about relationships and how one can keep theirs from failing.

Hasidic rabbi teaches me about relationshipsplayer

Hasidic Jew leads effort to fight coronavirus

Chaim Lebovits of Monsey encourages Jews who have recovered from COVID-19 to donate their blood plasma and help others battling the virus.

Hasidic Jew leads effort to fight coronavirus

Hasidic community becomes first official haredi US town

Kiryas Joel in New York splits from Town of Monroe, renamed town of Palm Tree.

Hasidic community becomes first official haredi US town

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.'

New York town reportedly buying up property to keep Hasidim out

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

Quebec: Hasidic Jews evicted from summer homes

Quebec court evicts 'slovenly' Hasidic Jews from summer homes over excessive noise, lack of maintenance.

Quebec: Hasidic Jews evicted from summer homes

Son of hasidic rebbe gets divorced and engaged - on the same day

Hasidim shocked as son of sect leader announces engagement hours after divorcing first wife.

Son of hasidic rebbe gets divorced and engaged - on the same day

Watch: Kaliver Rebbe's special video message to President Trump

'Don't worry, Trump,' says Grand Rabbi of Kaliver and Holocaust survivor Menachem Mendel Taub, praising president for Jerusalem declaration.

Watch: Kaliver Rebbe's special video message to President Trumpplayer

Filmmaker: Jews killed in Holocaust because they didn't blend in

'Vast majority of Hasidic Jews killed in Holocaust because they refused to blend in,' says documentary film director.

Filmmaker: Jews killed in Holocaust because they didn't blend in

Trump's Jews and Obama's Jews

Trump's Jews and Obama's Jews

Meet the hasidic comedian who's cracking up the web

Arutz Sheva meets talented comedian and videomaker Mendy Pellin in New York.

Meet the hasidic comedian who's cracking up the webplayer

Brooklyn judge is first Hasidic woman in office

Rachel Freier of Borough Park becomes the first Hasidic women elected to public office in the United States.

Brooklyn judge is first Hasidic woman in public office

NY village to pay hassidim for discrimination

Upstate New York village and its host town will pay $2.9 million to settle lawsuit alleging they tried to stop new housing for hassidim.

NY village, town to pay hassidim for discrimination

NYPD arrests suspect wanted for stabbing Israeli

Homeless man taken into custody in connection with stabbing of an Israeli man last Friday.

NYPD arrests suspect wanted for stabbing Israeli tourist

Jewish man stabbed during robbery in Manhattan

Hasidic Israeli slashed in the face and the arms at the Bleecker St. station in possible hate crime.

Jewish man stabbed during robbery in Manhattan

Group: Probe of NY yeshivas stalled by politics

Group says New York has not followed through on promises to investigate Hasidic yeshivas accused of not teaching basic subjects.

Official probe of NY yeshivas stalled by politics, group charges