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First impressions inside Hasidic Jewish Community

First impressions inside Hasidic Jewish Community

'Join me as we dive into a serious cultural awakening inside of one of New York's Hasidic Jewish communities.'Mordechai Sones, 11/11/2020 09:48
NY Governor blames hasidic community for COVID-19 spread

NY Governor blames hasidic community for COVID-19 spread

Gov Andrew Cuomo warns if Jewish community doesn't cooperate, services will be prohibited, all gatherings subjected to 'greater enforcement'Mordechai Sones, 05/10/2020 20:06
Karlin-Stolin Rebbe orders all institutions in Israel closed

Karlin-Stolin Rebbe orders all institutions in Israel closed

Karliner Chassidim noted as being among most COVID-stringent in entire country.Mordechai Sones, 07/07/2020 17:15
Why Bill de Blasio is unafraid of New York’s Jews

Why Bill de Blasio is unafraid of New York’s Jews

He will say to Jews what he will never say to Muslims. Jack Engelhard, 02/05/2020 22:49
Watch: Kaliver Rebbe's special video message to President Trump

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.David Rosenberg, 25/12/2017 14:52
'Let my rabbi go'

'Let my rabbi go'

Breslov hassidim continue campaign to bring remains of famed hasidic leader to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2017 21:42
Israeli coffee shop grants discount for being polite

Israeli coffee shop grants discount for being polite

CEO of coffee chain hopes move will 'encourage more respectful conversation in Israel society -' while boosting sales.JTA, 04/05/2017 08:19
Halacha Headlines Radio Show

Halacha Headlines Radio Show

Join a special radio broadcast after the Shabbat - debating issues of Hassidut, Chabbad, secular studies and more.Jewish Content Network, 17/02/2017 16:50
Puppa Rebbe's granddaughter dies at 22

Puppa Rebbe's granddaughter dies at 22

The granddaughter of the Puppa Rebbe, 22 year old Feige Greenwald, died suddenly, presumably from an overdose of a dangerous drug.Yoel Domb, 06/09/2016 19:48
Erlau Rebbe passes away

Erlau Rebbe passes away

Rabbi Yochanan Sofer dies at age 93, funeral to take place Monday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/02/2016 07:34
Hassidim watch Fiddler on the Roof for first time

Hassidim watch Fiddler on the Roof for first time

45 years since iconic movie first released, Jew in the City website asks real-life hassidic Jews what they think.Ari Soffer, 03/02/2016 16:52
Despite Opposition, Rebbes Meet IDF Soldiers

Despite Opposition, Rebbes Meet IDF Soldiers

A successful program where Hassidic leaders meet with IDF soldiers has been slammed by haredi extremists opposed to the State.Shimon Cohen, 10/09/2015 12:46
Montreal Suburb Limits Jewish Sukkot Observance

Montreal Suburb Limits Jewish Sukkot Observance

With severe limits on holiday, Outremont borough becoming 'most restrictive municipality in the world' according to hassidic councillor.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 04/12/2014 17:26
Rare Anti-Hassidic Excommunication Edict Revealed

Rare Anti-Hassidic Excommunication Edict Revealed

Only existing copy of pakshevil (wall poster) from mid-late 1800s publicizing ban by Vilna Gaon will be on auction in late January.Ari Yashar, 02/01/2014 18:09
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
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
Gur Hassidic Synagogues to Close at 9:30, Sharp

Gur Hassidic Synagogues to Close at 9:30, Sharp

A spate of latenesses has promoted the Gur Hassidic movement to close its synagogues at 9:30 PM, so students can get a good night's sleepDavid Lev, 11/08/2013 20:42
Hassidic Business Consultant Guru

Hassidic Business Consultant Guru

Want to change your business? Take the advice of Hassic Rabbi Issamar Ginzberg, a consultant guru for big and small businesses alike.Kochava Rozenbaum , 11/08/2013 09:05
Composer of 'Ani Maamin' Dies

Composer of 'Ani Maamin' Dies

Motty Parnes composed popular melody to piyyut by Rambam.Gil Ronen, 08/04/2013 15:03
Hit-and-Run Killer Due in Court Again Wednesday

Hit-and-Run Killer Due in Court Again Wednesday

Meanwhile, driver of livery cab that carried the Glaubers says he'd trade his life for theirs.Gil Ronen, 10/03/2013 19:32
Galliano's 'Hassidic Garb' a ‘Complete Distortion’

Galliano's 'Hassidic Garb' a ‘Complete Distortion’

New York Post story accusing fashion designer John Galliano of dressing in Hasidic garb, is “a complete distortion,” says ADL. Rachel Hirshfeld , 14/02/2013 19:52
Sadigura Rebbe Passes Away

Sadigura Rebbe Passes Away

Funeral is scheduled to leave the Sadigura Beit Midrash on Gutmacher Street in Bnei Brak at 1:30 p.m.Gil Ronen, 01/01/2013 11:05
Video: Rebbe of Spinka Visits Joseph's Tomb

Video: Rebbe of Spinka Visits Joseph's Tomb

The Rebbe of Spinka, Rabbi Naftali Tzvi Weisz, heading the largest Hassidic dynasty of that name, visited the Tomb of the Biblical Joseph. Hana Levi Julian, 04/10/2012 10:26
Video: Evening of Modzitz Hassidut at Tovei Ha'Ir

Video: Evening of Modzitz Hassidut at Tovei Ha'Ir

The Tovei Ha'ir Senior Citizen Residence in Jerusalem connects to the holidays with songs and stories of the Hassidut of Modz'itz. Yoni Kempinski, 11/09/2012 08:06
Two Men Attempt to Run Down Hassidic Jews in NY

Two Men Attempt to Run Down Hassidic Jews in NY

Two men were arrested in New York after they allegedly drove a vehicle into a crowd of Hassidic Jews standing outside local bakery.Rachel Hirshfeld , 05/09/2012 10:54
Rabbi Wolfson: Disaster, Redemption May be Near

Rabbi Wolfson: Disaster, Redemption May be Near

Esteemed U.S.-based rabbi calls on Jews to wake up to danger, says a world war is to be expected.Gil Ronen, 06/08/2012 19:36
Fury in Williamsburg Over 'Right to Bare Arms'

Fury in Williamsburg Over 'Right to Bare Arms'

Ultra-Orthodox business owners in Williamsburg are trying to ban customers who do not adhere to a strict dress-code from entering stores.Rachel Hirshfeld , 26/07/2012 09:38
High-End Hassidic Art Gallery Opens in Brooklyn

High-End Hassidic Art Gallery Opens in Brooklyn

The highest-end Hassidic art gallery in the world opens Thursday with an exhibition by renowned artist Itshak Holtz in Brooklyn, NY.Chana Ya'ar, 17/05/2012 18:25
Oprah Winfrey Visits Crown Heights

Oprah Winfrey Visits Crown Heights

Winfrey: Judaism offers a wealth of lessons for people all over the worldRachel Hirshfeld, 09/02/2012 18:15
1,200 Jews Visit Kever Yosef

1,200 Jews Visit Kever Yosef

Some 1,200 Jews visited Kever Yosef (the Tomb of Joseph) on Monday night in honor of Hanukkah and Rosh ChodeshDavid Lev, 27/12/2011 09:37
Interview: Mendy Werdyger

Interview: Mendy Werdyger

Hassidic Music Singer Mendy Werdyger came out with his 5th studio album. The album is entitled "Tomid B'Chol Yom" ("Always, Every Day").Yoni Kempinski, 24/11/2010 00:14
Ultra-Orthodox Most Polite

Ultra-Orthodox Most Polite

First ever national politeness survey conducted in Israel ahead of Yom Kippur.Elad Benari, 16/09/2010 01:42
One Parent in Jail at a Time

One Parent in Jail at a Time

High Court says only one parent in each family may be jailed at at time. The parents must report to jail before the giant protest.Hillel Fendel, 17/06/2010 09:55
Thousands at Belzer Bar Mitzvah

Thousands at Belzer Bar Mitzvah

The Belzer Hassidic community marked the Bar Mitzvah of a grandson of the Grand Rabbi on Sunday. New music albums were produced for the occasion. Hillel Fendel, 16/03/2010 14:58
Zionist Youth Stream to Hassidut

Zionist Youth Stream to Hassidut

Many colorful knitted yarmulkes stood out brightly at the various recent “Chabad New Year” celebrations – and Ramat Gan yeshiva dean explains why.Hillel Fendel, 08/12/2009 11:33
Academics Study Hassidic Stories

Academics Study Hassidic Stories

The Michlala-Jerusalem College held a day of study and research relating to the Hassidic fables and stories. IsraelNN was there.Yoni Kempinski, 15/11/2009 07:08