New York City’s mayor met for several hours Friday with federal authorities looking into allegations that donors to his mayoral campaign were promised favors.
The two-day Sixth International Conference in Support of the Palestinian Intifada held on Tuesday and Wednesday in the Iranian capital of Tehran was a great opportunity to spout anti-Israel rhetoric for opponents to the Jewish state, including for a select few ultra-Orthodox Jews.
NEW YORK – Abby Stein is almost certainly the only ordained Hasidic rabbi who is also a woman.
NEW YORK – Autumn in this city illustrates vividly how deceitful the sun can be.
Federal prosecutors have charged a third Hasidic man in an alleged conspiracy to kidnap a man who had refused to release his wife from marriage.
Police ejected dozens of disruptive anti-Israel protesters from the New York City Council chamber during a debate on whether to adopt a resolution condemning boycotts of the Jewish State on Thursday.
An Israeli rabbi and an acolyte from an Orthodox Jewish community upstate were charged by the feds Tuesday in a scheme to kidnap and kill a fellow member of their sect for refusing to grant his wife a religious divorce.
In the mid-1940s, Joel Teitelbaum, an eminent and charismatic rabbi, immigrated to the United States, colonizing a section of Williamsburg in Brooklyn for his Hasidic sect, the Satmar, its name taken from the Hungarian town of Szatmar, where Rabbi Teitelbaum had fought to resist the encroachments of a modernizing society.
Hasidic rabbis from the Satmar sect reportedly have issued a decree barring women from pursuing higher education.
Kiryas Joel – Satmar Hasidic Va’ad Hatznius, or modesty patrol, the self-appointed arbiters of right and wrong in the Satmar community.