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When Modern Medicine Fails, an Old Folktale Offers Comfort

My father used to bristle at a family legend about putting one’s life in God’s hands. Now he has come around—and so have I.

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Stop Kvetching: Yiddish Isn’t Dying

YIVO director of education says the language is still very much alive

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How a Reporter Dispelled Myths About Ultra-Orthodox Jews Gaming the System

Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.

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Anne Frank Sapling Stolen; When Madoff Cried

Plus 58 cases of measles among Hasidic Jews in 2013, and more in the news

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Meet Mindy Pollak, Montreal’s Hasidic Candidate

Neighborhood tensions sparked the 24-year-old’s bid for borough councillor

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In Death of Ex-Hasid Estranged From Her Religious Children, a Mirror for Trauma of Many

A father reflects on his own efforts to stay close to his children after deciding to live a secular life

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Weiner and Spitzer Out; Hasidim Buying Votes?

Plus another Daft Punk High Holiday parody video, and more in the news

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My Fashion Choices—and My Husband’s—Reveal the Risks of Looking Hasidic

How people treat us in public often depends on what we’re wearing on our heads, whether it’s my wig or his yarmulke

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Hasidic Woman Sparks To-Do on the Internet

Post about the traditionally Orthodox and women stirs debate

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Hasidic Writers, Plugged In

For some ultra-Orthodox writers, the tension between obedience and skepticism in their community fuels a unique art

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D.A. Denies Sex Prosecution Allegations

And why didn’t the NYT cite Jewish reporting in its series?

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Talk Therapy

A visit to a Hasidic family in Brooklyn—where nobody knows who she is—magically transforms Oprah back into the person she once was

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A Community To Be Proud Of, a Death To Mourn

Leiby Kletzky prompted Hasidic community’s finest, saddest hours

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Sundown: Hamas Is No Partner

Plus, that kid Bieber did something, and more

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Clinton Airbrushed Out of Second Publication

Modesty policy ‘in no way relegates’ women, says one

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Grudge Match

When bris attendees turn into brawlers

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Mmmm…brains

Night of the Living Jews is not just another Hasidic zombie movie

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The Love Above

Faith-based acting taken to new heights

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