Shlomo Yankel Gelbman was a self-trained historian and prolific writer
The late Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum and his disciples’ interpretation of his decisions and actions during the Holocaust
The terrible cost of Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum’s life and actions during the Holocaust, and his later extremism
Yossi Green, the Satmar-raised composer who found inspiration in Roberta Flack, writes Jewish spirituals
The Sept. 11 attacks altered many people’s convictions. For ultra-Orthodox Jews, they reinforced a strongly held belief in divine authority.
The spotlight shines on Kiryas Joel, N.Y.
Plus Medvedev gets warm welcome in Jericho, and more in the news
Luzer Twersky responds to his critics
Major bike-lane player dances to a different tune
‘New York’ covers the Hasid-hipster clash
Plus Palestinian statehood en español et français, and more in the news
Brooklyn Hasids, cyclists debate controversial lane
Activists caught repainting Brooklyn’s Bedford Avenue
Plus is the construction freeze bad for the environment?
Bike lane disappears in Brooklyn after months of Hasidic complaints
Joining the Breslovers—and my cousin—for Rosh Hashanah in Ukraine
A Saudi nuclear plant, a Satmar rivalry
Supports divinely mandated peace plan
NYT goes to Williamsburg, discovers ye olde pricey wine
What happens when Hasidim stray outside the fold