Matthew Shaer


Vigilante Justice and the Jews

By Matthew Shaer

Vigilante Justice and the Jews
Even some Hasidim admit Shomrim can overstep their bounds. A conviction in the beating of a black teen in Baltimore has put the group in the spotlight.Read More


The Red Devil

By Matthew Shaer

Earlier this week, Matthew Shaer wrote about the genesis of his book, “Among Righteous Men,” and divisions within the Crown Heights community. His blog posts have been featured this week on The Arty Semite courtesy of the Jewish Book Council and My Jewish Learning’s Author Blog Series. For more information on the series, please visit: Read More


A House Divided

By Matthew Shaer

Matthew Shaer is the author of “Among Righteous Men: A Tale of Vigilantes and Vindication in Hasidic Crown Heights.” His blog posts are being featured this week on The Arty Semite courtesy of the Jewish Book Council and My Jewish Learning’s Author Blog Series. For more information on the series, please visit: Read More


Returning to Crown Heights

By Matthew Shaer

Matthew Shaer is the author of “Among Righteous Men: A Tale of Vigilantes and Vindication in Hasidic Crown Heights.” His blog posts are being featured this week on The Arty Semite courtesy of the Jewish Book Council and My Jewish Learning’s Author Blog Series. For more information on the series, please visit: Read More



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