Posts Tagged ‘hasidic’

New York man arrested after hitting group of hasidic men with car

An SUV in Brooklyn, New York, backed into a group of five ultra-Orthodox men crossing the street in Williamsburg on Saturday night. The suspect, Shokhobiddin Bakhritdinov, was arrested by the police for misdemeanor assault and fleeing the scene of the crime.The incident was caught on a surveillance camera and the video was uploaded to the […]

Hasidic pilgrimage worries Hungarian villagers under COVID strain

About a thousand Hasidic Jews from around the world made a pilgrimage to a small northern Hungarian village on Thursday, but their presence has made some locals nervous as Hungary fights a third, destructive wave of the pandemic. The village of Bodrogkeresztur has recently become a pilgrimage site for Hasidic Jews to commemorate a rabbi […]

How a Catholic photographer penetrated a hidden Hasidic world

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 14

Brooklyn Hasidic rabbi is under investigation for promoting child marriage

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 0

Brooklyn Hasidic rabbi under investigation for promoting child marriage

A Brooklyn rabbi is under investigation for allegedly arranging marriages between children as young as 15 years old. The Forward reported Thursday that the New York Police Department and Administration of Child Services are looking into the accusations against Yoel Roth, who runs Yeshiva Tiferes Hatorah in the Williamsburg neighborhood as well as a community […]

US Congressman Calls for German Probe Into ‘Disturbing’ Allegations of NY Hasidic Jews Detained at Frankfurt Airport

Congressman Ritchie Torres endorses Andrew Yang for his candidacy for Mayor of New York City on Morningside Drive in New York on January 14, 2021. Photo: Lev Radin/Sipa USA US Congressman Ritchie Torres is calling upon Germany’s Consul General in New York to open an investigation into a March 7 incident, in which 16 Hasidic […]

New York Hasidic men detained in German airport – was there any reason?

About 16 Hasidic men, including a group from New York traveling to Vienna, were detained at a German airport for more than 10 hours without actually getting charged, according to the Jewish rights group Americans Against Antisemitism (AAA), the New York Post reported. Five of the men were apprehended by authorities Frankfurt already on March […]

Quebec’s Hasidic Jewish community submits challenge on COVID-19 curfew

Quebec’s Council of Hasidic Jews submitted a court challenge on Friday against the province’s nighttime curfew that has been in effect since early January, claiming it impedes religious rights, as reported by the Globe and Mail.  The council noted that the filing of the claim was driven by the Quebec government’s unwillingness to change the […]

Breaking COVID rules, hundreds crowd for Brooklyn hasidic rabbi’s funeral

Hundreds of men flouted public health rules to crowd into a study hall in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn Sunday afternoon for the funeral of Yechezkel Roth, a Hasidic rabbi who lived in the neighborhood. Roth died Sunday morning of a heart attack at 86 years old, according to Hamodia. So many people turned […]

Frontier Airlines under fire after kicking Hasidic family off flight

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 0

Spirits and Scares in ‘The Vigil,’ a Horror Movie with a Hasidic Twist

We’ve seen plenty of Jewish horror movies, mostly having to do with the atrocities of the Holocaust. “The Vigil” has an element of that, too, but it’s mainly a scare-filled psychological thriller steeped in Jewish ritual and lore.  Set in the Brooklyn, N.Y. Orthodox community of Boro Park, it’s about a former Hasid named Yacov […]

Hasidic boys’ choir sings tribute to Donald Trump

[embedded content] “The economy is growing like never before,” they sing against the backdrop of a stock ticker. “The peace that you bring, freedom back to its core,” they sing as a photo of Trump announcing a peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates flashes by. But it was the latest example —and […]

Thousands attend Hasidic wedding in Brooklyn, many from Europe and Israel

When the Yiddish newspaper Der Blatt set out to explain how a massive wedding for the grandson of the Satmar grand rabbi took place despite pandemic limits on gatherings, it waited until after the event to reveal all the details. Another Orthodox news site took a different approach this week: JDN, an Israeli site, published […]

Hasidic man faces prison, lack of education used as leniency plea

(JTA) — Advocates for improving secular studies in Hasidic yeshivas are getting an assist from an unlikely place: the federal case of a Hasidic man who has pleaded guilty to laundering drug money. Zalman Zirkind of Montreal, but currently on house arrest in Brooklyn, is due to be sentenced Friday in US District Court in […]

Non-profit associated with Hasidic movement pushed for Trump pardons, report says

Download App© Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, and analysis from Israel and the Middle East © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved 00 Hits: 2

Large crowds gather for Hasidic rabbi’s funeral in Brooklyn

Large crowds gathered Monday afternoon for the funeral of a beloved Hasidic rabbi in Williamsburg, home to the Satmar Hasidic community in Brooklyn. Thousands gathered at the funeral, according to the New York Post, and most did not wear masks. The funeral took place at the same synagogue where a massive wedding expected to draw […]

NY Hasidic Jews continue to hold large weddings despite COVID rules

 After one massive wedding that was scaled back under pressure and another that went off in secret, one of the most important leaders of the Satmar Hasidic community delivered a speech that amounted to a declaration of war. “We endured three difficult weeks. Indeed, the school administrators — not only here but also in other […]

De Blasio fines Brooklyn Hasidic synagogue $15,000 for holding mass wedding

NEW YORK — An Orthodox Jewish synagogue has been fined by New York authorities after thousands gathered to attend a secretly organized indoor wedding that violated coronavirus restrictions. The Hasidic place of worship was fined $15,000 over the November 8 event, which was organized without the knowledge of city officials, Mayor Bill de Blasio said […]

‘Who’s not going to go?’: NY Hasidic Jews continue to hold large weddings

JTA — After one massive wedding that was scaled back under pressure and another that went off in secret, one of the most important leaders of the Satmar Hasidic community delivered a speech that amounted to a declaration of war. “We endured three difficult weeks. Indeed, the school administrators — not only here but also […]

Report: Second Hasidic leader secretly treated at home for COVID-19

A second Hasidic spiritual leader was secretly treated at home for the coronavirus by an Israeli hospital in recent months, a report said Monday. Following reports that the rabbi at the head of the Belz Hasidic sect was treated by medics from Jerusalem’s Hadassah Ein Kerem hospital, Channel 13 reported that the leader of the […]

NYC authorities warn of crackdown as infections mount in Hasidic areas

JTA — After days of warning about rising COVID-19 cases in Orthodox neighborhoods, New York City is threatening drastic enforcement measures starting as early as Tuesday, the day after Yom Kippur. The city also plans to begin inspecting private schools in areas with high COVID-19 rates to check that they are conforming to the city’s […]

After being stuck for days, Hasidic Jewish pilgrims retreat from Ukraine border

Download App© Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, and analysis from Israel and the Middle East © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved 00 Hits: 5

Almost all Hasidic pilgrims leave Ukraine border ahead of Rosh Hashanah

KYIV, Ukraine (AFP) — Most of the Jewish pilgrims that camped out on the Ukrainian border with Belarus for several days have left after Kiev refused them entry, in line with its coronavirus rules. Only “a few pilgrims” remained at the Novi Yarylovychi crossing, Ukrainian border guard spokesman Andriy Demchenko told AFP, compared to more […]

Hasidic pilgrims at Ukraine border refuse to return despite Israel’s plea

KYIV, Ukraine — Hundreds of Hasidic Jews were still massed at Ukraine’s border Thursday, with some saying they had no intention of leaving, even though Kyiv has refused their entry, citing coronavirus, and Israel has urged them to return. Tens of thousands of Hasidic Jews head to the central Ukrainian city of Uman every Jewish […]

Hasidic Jewish pilgrims block Ukraine border when barred entry over coronavirus fears

Download App© Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, and analysis from Israel and the Middle East © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved 00 Hits: 5

Anti-Netanyahu protests swell yet again, with Hasidic Uman pilgrimage hopefuls joining the crowds

Anti-Netanyahu protests swell yet again, with Hasidic Uman pilgrimage hopefuls joining the crowds – Jewish Telegraphic Agency Skip to content Advertisement Advertisement 00 Hits: 2

How a Hasidic pilgrimage to Ukraine could bring down Israel’s acclaimed COVID czar

Download App© Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, and analysis from Israel and the Middle East © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved 00 Hits: 1

Why the Hasidic pilgrimage to Uman must be stopped

Download App© Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, and analysis from Israel and the Middle East © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved 00 Hits: 0

Ukraine blocks entry of foreigners to Uman ahead of Hasidic pilgrimage, citing coronavirus concerns

Download App© Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, and analysis from Israel and the Middle East © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved 00 Hits: 3

VIDEO: Anti-Pope Francis ‘Dances’ to Hasidic Music

Hello Zionist Report Followers! As you know, our mission is to EXPOSE THE TRUTH. And, we need your help to achieve it. We are a team of two journalists that are tirelessly working on this mission. We have grown tremendously since we launched in January. And now we are looking to take our growth to […]

Powered by WordPress | Designed by: Premium WordPress Themes | Thanks to Themes Gallery, Bromoney and Wordpress Themes