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News and updates about Hassidim

Watch: Mass wedding in Bnei Brak in violation of guidelines

Police disperse mass wedding in Bnei Brak in which hundreds of Hassidim ignored the lockdown orders.

Watch: Mass wedding in Bnei Brak in violation of guidelinesplayer

Are COVID guidelines irreconcilable with haredi life?

New survey shows that 77% of haredim support government restrictions, but 60% breach them.

Are COVID guidelines irreconcilable with haredi life?

'Meeting hassidic Jewish celebrities - How are they different?'

Peter Santenello 'makes videos showing you a world that the media fails to capture.' He discovered Monsey's hassidim and can't get enough.

'Meeting hassidic Jewish celebrities - How are they different?'player

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.'

First impressions inside Hasidic Jewish Communityplayer

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'

NY Governor blames hasidic community for COVID-19 spreadplayer

Karlin-Stolin Rebbe orders all institutions in Israel closed

Karliner Chassidim noted as being among most COVID-stringent in entire country.

Karlin-Stolin Rebbe orders all institutions in Israel closed

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

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

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

'Let my rabbi go'

Breslov hassidim continue campaign to bring remains of famed hasidic leader to Israel.

'Let my rabbi go'

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.

Israeli coffee shop grants discount for being polite

Halacha Headlines Radio Show

Join a special radio broadcast after the Shabbat - debating issues of Hassidut, Chabbad, secular studies and more.

Halacha Headlines Radio Show

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.

Tragedy: Hassidic Rebbe's granddaughter dies at 22

Erlau Rebbe passes away

Rabbi Yochanan Sofer dies at age 93, funeral to take place Monday.

Erlau Rebbe passes away

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.

Watch: Hassidim watch 'Fiddler on the Roof' for the first timeplayer

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.

Neturei Karta Attack Vizhnitz Rebbe for Meeting IDF Soldiers

Montreal Suburb Limits Jewish Sukkot Observance

With severe limits on holiday, Outremont borough becoming 'most restrictive municipality in the world' according to hassidic councillor.

Montreal Suburb Limits Jewish Sukkot Observance

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.

Rare Manuscript Offers Unique Look at Hassidism's Beginnings

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.

Jew Stabbed in Boro Park During Robbery

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.

Hassidic Leadership Confab to Set Policy on Enlistment

Hassidic 'New Year' Celebrated in Jerusalem

Thousands flood to Jerusalem in honor of the anniversary of the release of the founder of Chabad hassidism.

Hassidic 'New Year' Celebrated in Jerusalemplayer

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 sleep

Gur Hassidic Synagogues to Close at 9:30, Sharp

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.

Hassidic Rabbi will 'Take Your Business to the Next Level'player

Composer of 'Ani Maamin' Dies

Motty Parnes composed popular melody to piyyut by Rambam.

Composer of 'Ani Maamin' Diesplayer

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.

NYC Hit-and-Run Killer Due in Court Again Wednesdayplayer

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.

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

Sadigura Rebbe Passes Away

Funeral is scheduled to leave the Sadigura Beit Midrash on Gutmacher Street in Bnei Brak at 1:30 p.m.

Sadigura Rebbe Passes Away

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.

Video: Rebbe of Spinka Visits Joseph's Tomb, Shomronplayer

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.

Video: Evening of Modzitz Hassidut at Tovei Ha'Ir in Jerusalem player

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.

Two Men Attempt to Run Down Hassidic Jews Outside NY Bakery

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.

Rabbi Wolfson: Disaster, Redemption May be Near

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.

Fury Rages in Williamsburg Over 'The Right to Bare Arms'

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.

High-End Hassidic Art Gallery Opens in Brooklyn

Oprah Winfrey Visits Crown Heights

Winfrey: Judaism offers a wealth of lessons for people all over the world

Oprah Winfrey Visits Crown Heights

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 Chodesh

1,200 Jews Visit Kever Yosef

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").

Interview: Hassidic Music Singer Mendy Werdygerplayer

Ultra-Orthodox Most Polite

First ever national politeness survey conducted in Israel ahead of Yom Kippur.

Survey: Ultra-Orthodox Israelis Are Most Polite

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.

Court Says: One Parent in Jail at a Time

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.

Thousands at Belzer Bar Mitzvah in Jerusalem

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.

Religious-Zionist Youth Stream to Hassidism

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.

Hassidic Stories Through both Spiritual and Academic Approachesplayer