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Officials at hasidic school caught embezzling millions

Officials at hasidic school caught embezzling millions

The administrators allegedly took millions from a federal program that was intended to feed needy children.Tzvi Lev, 20/08/2017 11:55
Watch: Kretchnif Hassidim celebrate engagement

Watch: Kretchnif Hassidim celebrate engagement

Kretchnif Hassidim, descendants of the Nadvorna Hassidic dynasty are here celebrating an engagement on Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan., 07/11/2016 21:09
US hassidic schools to improve secular education

US hassidic schools to improve secular education

After investigation by Department of Education, hassidic schools in NY agree to improve secular curriculum, but don't specify how.Shai Landesman, 07/08/2016 20:11
Firebombs hurled at hassidic luminary's grave

Firebombs hurled at hassidic luminary's grave

Grave of Arye Leib, disciple of 'Maggid' of Mezeritch, desecrated by firebombs.JTA, 27/07/2016 09:58
Binyamina Rebbe laid to rest in Har Hamenuchot

Binyamina Rebbe laid to rest in Har Hamenuchot

The late hassidic rebbe and Holocaust survivor made all Jews feel welcome in his home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2016 00:35
Illegal hassidic school raided by Montreal police

Illegal hassidic school raided by Montreal police

Officials at unregistered school say they cooperated with youth protection officials, massive raid 'caused trauma.'Ari Yashar, 02/06/2016 15:52
Secular Perceptions of Israel's Hareidi Community

Secular Perceptions of Israel's Hareidi Community

Are they really all living on hand-outs and avoiding the draft? Hillel Fendel, 17/09/2015 19:27
NY Assemblyman Praises Hassidic Pilot

NY Assemblyman Praises Hassidic Pilot

Pilot averts disaster by landing plane in empty field; Assemblyman Dov Hikind advocated for pilot's religious rights.Arutz Sheva North America, 04/09/2015 18:51
Hareidi Yeshivot Cancel Summer Break Due to War

Hareidi Yeshivot Cancel Summer Break Due to War

Extra Torah learning to bolster the war effort, Rabbis say, as a form of 'spiritual protection.' Religious-Zionist yeshivas follow suit.Haim Lev, 30/07/2014 16:05
Three Satmar Families Tie Triple Knot

Three Satmar Families Tie Triple Knot

Three families are celebrating engagements of two siblings each – to each of the two other families.Hillel Fendel, 17/07/2014 19:01
Hareidim Warned 'Don't Play Into Media's Hands'

Hareidim Warned 'Don't Play Into Media's Hands'

Hareidim should stand silent during Memorial Day siren even though it is a 'non-Jewish' remembrance custom, argues hassidic paper.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 05/05/2014 08:21
Hareidi Extremists Call for Israel Boycott

Hareidi Extremists Call for Israel Boycott

Radical protesters at US anti-draft rally also attack leading hareidi figure Rabbi Shteinman, call for an end to the State of Israel.Uzi Baruch, New York; and Ari Soffer, 10/03/2014 15:34
Thief Targeting Hassidic Yeshiva Nabbed in Bat Yam

Thief Targeting Hassidic Yeshiva Nabbed in Bat Yam

Yeshiva students plagued by serial theft turn to police, 43 year-old resident of the town identified and apprehended.Ari Yashar, 07/01/2014 17:14
Menachem Stark Left 7 Children and a Wife Who Miss Him

Menachem Stark Left 7 Children and a Wife Who Miss Him

My brother-in-Law Menachem Stark leaves seven children and a wife who miss him. He did not deserve to be featured in a sordid New York Post headline. Abraham Buxbaum, brother-in-law to Menachem Stark z"l, 06/01/2014 07:55
Jew Stabbed in Boro Park During Robbery

Jew Stabbed in Boro Park During Robbery

Hassidic manager of wine store released from hospital after suffering stab wounds to the head, latest in string of anti-Semitic attacks.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/01/2014 11:06
Hassidic Confab to Set Policy on Enlistment

Hassidic Confab to Set Policy on Enlistment

Grand Rabbis of Belz, Gur, Wizhnitz, Bayan, Slonim, Tzanz, other hassidic sects to decide how to respond to demands to serve country.Gil Ronen and Ari Soffer, 16/12/2013 14:50
Publicizing the Miracle of Hanukkah in Moscow

Publicizing the Miracle of Hanukkah in Moscow

Rabbi Lazer, Chief Rabbi of Russia, lit first Hanukkah candle Wednesday outside of Red Square, across from the Kremlin.Tova Dvorin, 28/11/2013 14:16
Hassidic 'New Year' Celebrated in Jerusalem

Hassidic 'New Year' Celebrated in Jerusalem

Thousands flood to Jerusalem in honor of the anniversary of the release of the founder of Chabad hassidism.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 26/11/2013 11:17
Hassidic Community Not Gifting Votes to Moshe Lion

Hassidic Community Not Gifting Votes to Moshe Lion

With the absence of a hassidic candidate, communities told to vote in line with the advice of local rabbis.Adam Ross, 14/10/2013 09:28