A massive illegal funeral for a community judge in Williamsburg is a reminder of just how much of our humanity we have lost to the pandemic
Woke nonsense, bigoted targeting of their community, can’t keep children out of their playgrounds
Strategic omission of key details undermines the presentation of Teitelbaum’s anti-Zionism as a serious theological alternative
The terrible cost of Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum’s life and actions during the Holocaust, and his later extremism
Few Jews today agree with the late Satmar rebbe’s attacks on Zionism. All the more reason to read them.
The streaming miniseries adaptation of Deborah Feldman’s memoir of exodus from Satmar Hasidism premieres tonight
The targeted killing of two Jews in a kosher supermarket is only the latest incident in a slow-motion pogrom. And it could have been a lot worse.
Boro Park, Brooklyn, late 1970s, at the nexus of a cultish hippiedom and ultra-Orthodoxy
As the leading targets of hate crimes, Jews are routinely being attacked in the streets of New York City. So why is no one acting like it’s a big deal?
‘Der Yid,’ ‘Der Veker,’ ‘Di Tzeitung,’ ‘Der Blatt,’ ‘Maalos,’ ‘Moment,’ ‘Der Shtern,’ ‘Di Vokh,’ ‘Der Blik,’ and ‘Der Blitz’ all fill niches of Hasidic readership
A new documentary explores the bitter divisions in a New York town between the large Hasidic community and secular local activists who want to stop their Hasidic neighbors from expanding
I believe strongly in giving marginalized voices a platform. But to do so honestly means to admit to the more problematic reasons we tell these stories.
A worksheet’s reference to ‘evil goyim,’ stirs controversy in London, but context does matter.
In and out of the fold of ultra-Orthodoxy, Shulem Deen and his father Dovid both pursued honest religious feeling
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