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In an echo of the spring, large crowds gather for Hasidic rabbi’s funeral in Brooklyn

Massive funeral service held in Williasmburg for Satmar rabbi; the latest mass gathering reported in New York's Orthodox community.

Thousands gather in Brooklyn for Hasidic rabbi's funeral

The Parsha and Current Events: The wanderings of Jews

This week we read of Jacob's flight and finished Erovin in the Daf Hayom, Yad Vashem is to get anew head and Satmar defied rules.Connected?

The Parsha and Current Events: The wanderings of Jews

Gov. Cuomo blasts 'deceitful' Satmar wedding

New York governor calls for probe of massive Hasidic wedding in Brooklyn, calling event 'shocking, totally deceitful'.

Gov. Cuomo blasts 'deceitful' Satmar weddingplayer

Report: Satmar Hasidim hid massive NYC wedding from public view

After one massive Satmar wedding in NY was cancelled, another wedding was held, drawing thousands despite coronavirus restrictions.

Report: Satmar Hasidim hid massive NYC wedding from public view

Mayer Rispler, Satmar leader who called for following health rules, dies of COVID-19 at 70

Mayer Rispler, 70, a leader in the Satmar Hasidic movement who called on members to follow health rules, dead at 70 after being infected.

Satmar leader who called to follow health rules dies of COVID-19

Gov. Cuomo to Satmar leaders: 'Have small wedding this year, big one next year, invite me'

NY Governor Cuomo addressed the cancellation of a Satmar family wedding during a live press conference Sunday.

Cuomo to Satmar: Small wedding this year, big one next timeplayer

Melbourne residents confront haredi Jews during lockdown

Angry residents in Melbourne, Australia confront Satmar Hasidim, accusing them of violating lockdown orders.

Melbourne residents confront haredi Jews during lockdown

American Satmar community hard-hit by coronavirus

30 people from Kiryas Yoel are currently hospitalized, with 9 in critical condition.

American Satmar community hard-hit by coronavirus

Schools in Kiryas Joel closed amid 27.6% COVID positivity rate

Schools in Satmar community in upstate New York ordered to close, after tests showed 27.6% average positivity rate.

Schools in Kiryas Joel closed amid 27.6% COVID positivity rate

Senior figure in Satmar community critically ill with COVID-19

Community leader in Aronim faction of Satmar Hasidic dynasty critically ill with the coronavirus.

Senior figure in Satmar community critically ill with COVID-19

Coronavirus in the haredi community

Coronavirus in the haredi community

Satmar Rebbe distributes $5 million to anti-Zionist institutions

Rabbi Zalman Teitelbaum hands out $5 million to 150 anti-Zionist institutions in Israel during visit to the Jewish state.

Satmar Rebbe distributes $5 million to anti-Zionist institutions

The Satmar hasidim who chose to love the State of Israel

Meet a passionate young man who follows his heart, even when his path differs from that of his family.

The Satmar hasidim who chose to love the State of Israel

Can Satmar Hasidim save Bill de Blasio's campaign?

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio launches Yiddish fundraising campaign, look to raise much needed funds from Satmar Hasidic community.

Can Satmar Hasidim save Bill de Blasio's campaign?

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

Satmar Rebbe's ban on voting in Israel to be auctioned

1952 letter by Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum banning participation in Israeli elections and accusing Zionists of being worse than idolaters revealed

Satmar Rebbe's ban on voting in Israel to be auctioned

Observers of tradition? Satmar Hassidim who Love Israel

Joel is part of a small but growing group of Hassidim who love Israel.

Observers of tradition? Satmar Hassidim who Love Israel

Satmar raises $2 million for lobbying

Goal of fundraising to accelerate reform in US administration to provide leniencies for prisoners and detainees on white-collar crimes.

Satmar raises $2 million for lobbying

Satmar demands blanket draft exemptions

Anti-Zionist Hasidic movement asks Supreme Court to grant blanket exemption from IDF draft. 'State of Israel a sin against God.'

Satmar demands blanket draft exemptions

Hassidic camera giant denies it discriminated against non-Jews

B&H photo equipment giant says claim it only paid 'baby bonus' to Jewish employees is 'misleading', denies it hired undocumented workers.

Hassidic camera giant denies it discriminated against non-Jews

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

The Satmar hasidim who chose to love the State of Israel

Different and loved ones: Joel is part of a small but growing group of hasidim who love Israel.

The Satmar hasidim who chose to love the State of Israel

Satmar leadership enraged after girls visit IDF museum

'The Satan tricked our holy daughters into visiting an unclean place due to its connection with the Zionist ugliness.'

Satmar leadership enraged after girls visit IDF museum

Yeshiva student in serious condition after Catskills crash

Car flips over in Catskills, injuring students from Satmar yeshiva. One student in serious condition.

Yeshiva student in serious condition after Catskills crashplayer

Not a smart move

Not a smart move

Satmar Rebbe laments: My followers celebrate Israel's success

During massive rally in New York, leader of anti-Zionist Satmar hassidic movement slams followers for 'rejoicing over Zionist success.'

Satmar Rebbe laments: My followers celebrate Israel's successplayer

NY hospital fires back at Hasidic group after allegations of ban

After Hasidic group claims it was singled out for ban by major NYC hospital, officials say claim is 'an outright falsehood'.

NY hospital fires back at Hasidic group after allegations of ban

Hasidic volunteers kicked out of a major NY hospital

'Bikur Cholim' Hasidic visitation group says NYU trying to hide changes to 'end of life' care by booting visitors to hospital.

Hasidic volunteers kicked out of a major NY hospital

When the Satmar Rebbe stood up for civil liberties

When the Satmar Rebbe stood up for civil liberties

Hasidic school officials plead guilty to embezzling millions

Two senior officials at Brooklyn hasidic school plead guilty to reporting falsely to obtain millions for school.

Hasidic school officials plead guilty to embezzling millions

Brooklyn residents demonstrate against matzah factory

Satmar matzah bakery spews 'toxic coal smoke,' residents say they have to wear masks to walk to the subway.

Brooklyn residents demonstrate against matzah factory

Dozens of hasidim rescued from massive California hotel fire

Dozens of Satmar hasidim were caught in massive blaze at California hotel Friday night.

Dozens of hasidim rescued from massive California hotel fire

Haredi man arrested after hit and run in Kiryas Joel

Man charged with fleeing scene after striking eight-year-old child with his vehicle in New York hasidic enclave.

Haredi man arrested after hit and run in Kiryas Joel

Haredi radicals defame Rabbi Shteinman, celebrate his death

Radical Yerushalmi Faction hangs up posters celebrating the death of Rabbi Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman, slam him as a 'hater of Israel'.

Haredi radicals defame Rabbi Shteinman, celebrate his death

Satmar group slams Trump's recognition of Jerusalem

Rabbi Aharon Teitelboim of Satmar slams Trump's declaration. 'The Zionist state is not a Jewish state and is not recognized by Jews.'

Satmar group slams Trump's recognition of Jerusalem

Kiryas Yoel may become first haredi city in United States

Vote tomorrow on whether city of Monroe will be divided into two, one part to become the first US haredi city.

Kiryas Yoel may become first haredi city in United States

Satmar Rebbe's great-grandson becomes IDF officer

Chaim Meisels, who is the Satmar Rebbe's great grandson, graduated IDF Officer School on Wednesday.

Satmar Rebbe's great-grandson becomes IDF officer

Satmar hassidim heckle Israeli Minister in Monsey

Deputy Education Minister Meir Porush was attending Shabbat services in Monsey, New York, when Satmar extremists burst in and heckled him.

Satmar hassidim heckle Israeli Minister in Monsey

Haredi rioter's clothing to be auctioned off in the US

The clothing that haredi rioter wore as he sat in prison for attacking police will be auctioned off to finance $24,000 reward he received.

Haredi rioter's clothing to be auctioned off in the US

Officials at hasidic school caught embezzling millions

The administrators allegedly took millions from a federal program that was intended to feed needy children.

Officials at hasidic school caught embezzling millions