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Report: Satmar Hasidim hid massive NYC wedding from public view

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.Philissa Cramer, JTA, 22/11/2020 22:09
Mayer Rispler, Satmar leader who called for following health rules, dies of COVID-19 at 70

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.Philissa Cramer, JTA, 19/10/2020 07:02
Gov. Cuomo to Satmar leaders: 'Have small wedding this year, big one next year, invite me'

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.Eitan Divinsky, 18/10/2020 22:52
Melbourne residents confront haredi Jews during lockdown

Melbourne residents confront haredi Jews during lockdown

Angry residents in Melbourne, Australia confront Satmar Hasidim, accusing them of violating lockdown orders.Marcy Oster, JTA, 16/10/2020 07:12
American Satmar community hard-hit by coronavirus

American Satmar community hard-hit by coronavirus

30 people from Kiryas Yoel are currently hospitalized, with 9 in critical condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2020 13:40
Schools in Kiryas Joel closed amid 27.6% COVID positivity rate

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.Shira Hanau, JTA, 07/10/2020 13:34
Senior figure in Satmar community critically ill with COVID-19

Senior figure in Satmar community critically ill with COVID-19

Community leader in Aronim faction of Satmar Hasidic dynasty critically ill with the coronavirus.Shira Hanau, JTA, 02/10/2020 10:50
Coronavirus in the haredi community

Coronavirus in the haredi community

A doctor practicing in Williamsburg writes: I’m a pediatrician who sees kids with coronavirus every day. It’s changed my whole way of life. A member of the hasidic community who was raised there explains the special problems its members face.Dr. Alysa Frenkel-Schick and Meyer Labin, 22/03/2020 00:19
Satmar Rebbe distributes $5 million to anti-Zionist institutions

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.Marcy Oster, JTA, 22/11/2019 13:33
The Satmar hasidim who chose to love the State of Israel

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.Judy Simon, 11/10/2019 17:05
Can Satmar Hasidim save Bill de Blasio's campaign?

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.Ben Sales, JTA, 09/08/2019 07:22
Satmar hasidim buy pizza for IDF soldiers

Satmar hasidim buy pizza for IDF soldiers

Satmar hasidim visiting from US buy pizza for soldiers serving in Hevron.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/05/2019 14:13
Satmar Rebbe's ban on voting in Israel to be auctioned

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 revealedArutz Sheva Staff, 09/04/2019 21:45
Observers of tradition? Satmar Hassidim who Love Israel

Observers of tradition? Satmar Hassidim who Love Israel

Joel is part of a small but growing group of Hassidim who love Israel.Judy Simon, 22/03/2019 15:30
Satmar raises $2 million for lobbying

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.Mordechai Sones, 12/12/2018 12:29
Satmar demands blanket draft exemptions

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.'Tzvi Lev, 22/11/2018 21:20
Hassidic camera giant denies it discriminated against non-Jews

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.Tzvi Lev, 15/11/2018 20:14
New York town reportedly buying up property to keep Hasidim out

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.'JTA, 16/09/2018 18:25
The Satmar hasidim who chose to love the State of Israel

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.Judy Simon, 03/08/2018 18:24
Satmar leadership enraged after girls visit IDF museum

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.'Tzvi Lev, 02/08/2018 15:59
Yeshiva student in serious condition after Catskills crash

Yeshiva student in serious condition after Catskills crash

Car flips over in Catskills, injuring students from Satmar yeshiva. One student in serious condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2018 10:53
Not a smart move

Not a smart move

For Satmar to display this level of animus and ridicule on a public stage and in front of the world media is detrimental to Jews and the cause of Am Yisrael everywhere, and there is no way around that reality. Larry Gordon, 10/06/2018 14:24
Satmar Rebbe laments: My followers celebrate Israel's success

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.'David Rosenberg, 05/06/2018 13:19
NY hospital fires back at Hasidic group after allegations of ban

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'.Debra Nussbaum Cohen, 27/05/2018 18:49
Hasidic volunteers kicked out of a major NY hospital

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.Debra Nussbaum Cohen, 23/05/2018 11:55
When the Satmar Rebbe stood up for civil liberties

When the Satmar Rebbe stood up for civil liberties

The fight to change the new NY State education law was not only about oversight of school curricula, it was about a parent's right to choose his child's education. Rochel Sylvetsky, 24/04/2018 13:03
Hasidic school officials plead guilty to embezzling millions

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.Tzvi Lev, 01/04/2018 08:50
Brooklyn residents demonstrate against matzah factory

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.JTA, 05/03/2018 19:11
Dozens of hasidim rescued from massive California hotel fire

Dozens of hasidim rescued from massive California hotel fire

Dozens of Satmar hasidim were caught in massive blaze at California hotel Friday night.Tzvi Lev, 21/01/2018 18:29
Haredi man arrested after hit and run in Kiryas Joel

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.Tzvi Lev, 24/12/2017 09:25
Haredi radicals defame Rabbi Shteinman, celebrate his death

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'.Tzvi Lev, 14/12/2017 16:19
Satmar group slams Trump's recognition of Jerusalem

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.'Tzvi Lev, 10/12/2017 17:49
Kiryas Yoel may become first haredi city in United States

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.Mordechai Sones, 06/11/2017 22:55
Satmar Rebbe's great-grandson becomes IDF officer

Satmar Rebbe's great-grandson becomes IDF officer

Chaim Meisels, who is the Satmar Rebbe's great grandson, graduated IDF Officer School on Wednesday.Tzvi Lev, 26/10/2017 15:56
Satmar hassidim heckle Israeli Minister in Monsey

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.Tzvi Lev, 24/09/2017 13:37
Haredi rioter's clothing to be auctioned off in the US

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.Tzvi Lev, 11/09/2017 09:03
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
'The haredi parties are taking coalition bribes'

'The haredi parties are taking coalition bribes'

15,000 participate in rally, listen to Satmar Grand Rebbe Zalman Teitelbaum incites against Israel and the IDF.Michal Levy, 12/06/2017 14:44
Satmar hasidim to demonstrate against Netanyahu in Washington

Satmar hasidim to demonstrate against Netanyahu in Washington

Anti-Zionist hasidim to demonstrate outside White House during meeting between Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Donald Trump.Yoel Domb, 13/02/2017 22:01
FBI reportedly arrests Brooklyn Satmar activist

FBI reportedly arrests Brooklyn Satmar activist

FBI reportedly arrests a Brooklyn Satmar community activist. The charges are unclear.JTA, 23/12/2016 03:32
Satmar group: Vote for Hillary

Satmar group: Vote for Hillary

Satmar leaders who follow Rabbi Aharon in Kiryat Yoel tell their followers to vote for Hillary Clinton on November 8.Orly Harari, 05/11/2016 23:46
Satmar Jews to protest Netanyahu speech

Satmar Jews to protest Netanyahu speech

The Satmar community in the USA have been called upon to protest Netanyahu’s speech at the General Assembly in New YorkArutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2016 11:01
FBI nabs two in Satmar murder plot

FBI nabs two in Satmar murder plot

Satmar rabbi and associate arrested for allegedly plotting murder of man who refused to grant his wife a divorce.David Rosenberg, 08/09/2016 10:15
Children hurl eggs at anti-Zionist demonstration

Children hurl eggs at anti-Zionist demonstration

Satmar summer camps have own anti-Israel demonstrations in New York, pelt mock Netanyahu limo with eggs.Ben Sales, 25/08/2016 07:39
Satmar decree bars women from higher education

Satmar decree bars women from higher education

Hasidic rabbis from the Satmar sect reportedly issue a decree barring women from pursuing higher education.JTA, 24/08/2016 03:29
Rabbi's daughter found out he had died on WhatsApp

Rabbi's daughter found out he had died on WhatsApp

Daughter of Rabbi Yitzhak Rosenberg calls on the community to be careful with the news they spread.Tova Dvorin, 18/05/2016 18:29
Hasid donated $50K to yeshivot hours before dying

Hasid donated $50K to yeshivot hours before dying

Rabbi Yitzhak Rosenberg donated the money to Satmar institutions in Israel, haredi website reports - then died hours later.Tova Dvorin, 18/05/2016 16:54
Tragedy: Two Satmar Hasidim drown in Miami

Tragedy: Two Satmar Hasidim drown in Miami

Three others, visitors from Kiryas Joel, injured in riptide pull.Arutz Sheva staff, 17/05/2016 20:46
FBI investigates Satmar yeshiva in New York

FBI investigates Satmar yeshiva in New York

FBI agents sweep in on yeshiva in New York's Kiryas Joel; reports indicate either child pornography or corruption case.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/05/2016 19:33
Satmar: Vote for Clinton

Satmar: Vote for Clinton

Two separate Satmar factions throw support behind former Secretary of State in upcoming primaries.Tova Dvorin, 15/04/2016 08:10
Secret Satmar Group Plans Zionist Community

Secret Satmar Group Plans Zionist Community

They take part in anti-Israel demonstrations but secretly, they plan a haredi-Zionist agricultural community in Israel.Gil Ronen, 03/05/2015 17:52
Satmar Leaders Offer Cash to Election Boycotters

Satmar Leaders Offer Cash to Election Boycotters

Anti-Zionist Hassidic sect has offered $100 to any Israeli who does not vote in upcoming March elections.Cynthia Blank, 04/12/2014 15:34
Satmar Rebbe: Massacre Due to Jews Visiting TM

Satmar Rebbe: Massacre Due to Jews Visiting TM

Satmar Rebbe blames observant Jews ascending Temple Mount for Har Nof massacre, says it 'costs lives.'Nir Har-Zahav and Tova Dvorin, 19/11/2014 16:42
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
Satmar Rebbe Says Murdered Teens' Parents 'Guilty'

Satmar Rebbe Says Murdered Teens' Parents 'Guilty'

Shockwave in Jewish, hareidi world as a hassidic leader blames Frenkel, Sha'ar, Yifrah parents for 'living among known murderers.'Tova Dvorin, 04/07/2014 09:58
Talk Yiddish To Me

Talk Yiddish To Me

Hassidic comedian gives a Satmar feel to Jason Derulo's 'Talk Dirty' - but don't worry, it's all clean.Yoni Kempinski and Ari Soffer, 13/04/2014 15:56
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