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Remembering the Satmar Movement’s Chronicler

Shlomo Yankel Gelbman was a self-trained historian and prolific writer

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The Satmar Rebbe and the Destruction of Hungarian Jewry: Part 2

The late Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum and his disciples’ interpretation of his decisions and actions during the Holocaust

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The Satmar Rebbe and the Destruction of Hungarian Jewry: Part 1

The terrible cost of Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum’s life and actions during the Holocaust, and his later extremism

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Quiet King of Orthodox Music

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

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Divine Right

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

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Hasidic Enclave Is America’s Poorest City

The spotlight shines on Kiryas Joel, N.Y.

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Daybreak: U.S. Hand Weak in Lebanon

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

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“Who’s Angrier?”

Luzer Twersky responds to his critics

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The Great Orthodox Merengue Scandal

Major bike-lane player dances to a different tune

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The Brooklyn Bike Lane Battle Today

‘New York’ covers the Hasid-hipster clash

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Daybreak: Iran-Ready Drones Debut

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

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Bike Battle Takes a Turn for the Civil

Brooklyn Hasids, cyclists debate controversial lane

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Hipsters Take Bike Lane Battle to the Street (Literally)

Activists caught repainting Brooklyn’s Bedford Avenue

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Sundown: Explaining Hitler’s Hatred

Plus is the construction freeze bad for the environment?

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

Bike lane disappears in Brooklyn after months of Hasidic complaints

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God and Uman

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

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Daybreak: Talking About Talking

A Saudi nuclear plant, a Satmar rivalry

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Satmar Mayor Praises Obama on Israel

Supports divinely mandated peace plan

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Those Exotic Hasidim

NYT goes to Williamsburg, discovers ye olde pricey wine

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Falling Out

What happens when Hasidim stray outside the fold