Quiet King of Orthodox Music

Yossi Green, the Satmar-raised composer who found inspiration in Roberta Flack, writes Jewish spirituals

Divine Right

The Sept. 11 attacks altered many people’s convictions. For ultra-Orthodox Jews, they reinforced a strongly held belief in divine authority.

Hasidic Enclave Is America’s Poorest City

The spotlight shines on Kiryas Joel, N.Y.

Daybreak: U.S. Hand Weak in Lebanon

Plus Medvedev gets warm welcome in Jericho, and more in the news

“Who’s Angrier?”

Luzer Twersky responds to his critics

The Great Orthodox Merengue Scandal

Major bike-lane player dances to a different tune

The Brooklyn Bike Lane Battle Today

‘New York’ covers the Hasid-hipster clash

Daybreak: Iran-Ready Drones Debut

Plus Palestinian statehood en español et français, and more in the news

Bike Battle Takes a Turn for the Civil

Brooklyn Hasids, cyclists debate controversial lane

Hipsters Take Bike Lane Battle to the Street (Literally)

Activists caught repainting Brooklyn’s Bedford Avenue

Sundown: Explaining Hitler’s Hatred

Plus is the construction freeze bad for the environment?

Did NYC’s Transit Dept Strike a Backroom Deal with Satmars?

Bike lane disappears in Brooklyn after months of Hasidic complaints

God and Uman

Joining the Breslovers—and my cousin—for Rosh Hashanah in Ukraine

Daybreak: Talking About Talking

A Saudi nuclear plant, a Satmar rivalry

Satmar Mayor Praises Obama on Israel

Supports divinely mandated peace plan

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