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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

Hasidim instructed to carry weapons on Shabbat

Following terror attack in Elad, Karlin hasidim receive instruction to bring weapons to synagogue.

Hasidim instructed to carry weapons on Shabbat

Two Hasidim shot while making their way to Joseph's Tomb

Two Hasidim shot and moderately wounded while trying to reach Joseph’s Tomb. The shooters flee.

Two Hasidim shot on way to Joseph's Tomb

Engineer: I authorized the bleachers, but they added more rows after my inspection

Unfinished building was safe, but rows of bleachers added by the hasidim themselves were not inspected for safety.

Engineer: I authorized the bleachers, but they added to them

Watch: Modzhitz hasidim hold Passover 'kumzitz'

Modzhitz hasidim hold biannual musical gathering in Boro Park, singing variety of hasidic melodies.

Watch: Modzhitz hasidim hold Passover 'kumzitz'player

NBC pulls episode of show which smeared religious Jews

NBC pulls from digital platforms episode of Nurses which portrays Hasidic Jews in negative manner.

NBC pulls episode of show which smeared religious Jews

New York synagogue fined over pandemic wedding

Orthodox Jewish synagogue fined after thousands gathered at secret indoor wedding that violated coronavirus restrictions.

New York synagogue fined over pandemic wedding

Hasidic rebbe calls on followers to immigrate to Israel - before it's too late

Rabbi Chaim Elazar Wassertheil, leader of the hasidic Rimenov sect, calls on followers to move to Israel, report says.

Hasidic rebbe calls on followers to immigrate to Israel

NY's AG: 'Campaign to deny Jews housing blatantly anti-Semitic'

New York state accuses town of ‘systematic effort’ to bar hasidic residents.

NY's AG: 'Campaign to deny Jews housing blatantly anti-Semitic'

Previously unknown manuscript to be auctioned off in Jerusalem

Manuscript of disciple of Rabbi Elimelech of Lizhensk expected to sell for half a million dollars.

Previously unknown manuscript to be auctioned off in Jerusalem

Satmar hasidim buy pizza for IDF soldiers

Satmar hasidim visiting from US buy pizza for soldiers serving in Hevron.

Satmar hasidim buy pizza for IDF soldiers

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

Montreal residents wear yellow badges to protest Hasidic buses

Montreal residents wear badges reminiscent of yellow stars Nazis forced Jews to wear in protest against school buses for Hasidic children.

Montreal residents wear yellow badges to protest Hasidic buses

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

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Watch: Pope dances to hasidic music

Group of Hasidic Jews led by Rabbi Edgar Gluck serenades Pope with hasidic song titled 'Long years shall satiate him'.

Watch: Pope dances to hasidic musicplayer

Montreal hasidim threaten suit over ban on new places of worship

Hasidic Jews in Montreal’s Outremont borough are vowing to go to court after a referendum upheld a bylaw banning new places of worship.

Montreal hasidim threaten suit over ban on new places of worship

Hasidic men save Arab woman on plane

When an Arab woman collapses on a trans-Atlantic flight, two hasidic Jews jump to administer medical aid.

Hasidic men save Arab woman on plane

Hasidic camp bus crash injures at least 9

Accident involving a minibus bringing Jewish campers home from a trip in Pennsylvania injured at least nine teenagers.

Hasidic camp bus crash in Poconos injures at least 9

Sense of siege in Kiryas Joel

Even before the FBI descended on the Satmar Hasidic village of Kiryas Joel, there was a growing sense that the community was under attack.

Sense of siege in Kiryas Joel amid raids and scrutiny

Widespread support for Trump among US Hasidim

Experts say most of the community supports Donald Trump but that may not mean it will vote for him, or anyone.

Widespread support for Trump among US Hasidim

Catskills Hasidim charge voter discrimination

County pays Hasidic Jewish residents in New York village $25,000. A monitor will make sure they are not being prevented from voting.

Catskills Hasidim charge voter discrimination, get compensation