Parents and former students are suing four New York State yeshivas, the state and the local school district for not providing students with an adequate secular education.
Srully Stein grew up in Brooklyn’s Hasidic Vizhnitzer community, married at 18, and started a family. Despite the fact that he looked much like any other Hasid, he did not necessarily feel comfortable in his body.
Last week, audiences at Tel Aviv’s Fashion Week were surprised when Tovale+, a label run by mother and daughter team Tovale and Namma Chasin, wrapped up their show to Mordechai Ben David’s upbeat song “Maaminim.” Ben David, an American Hasidic Jewish singer popular in the Orthodox community, was an unlikely choice for the high-fashion event.
In her debut novel, Sigal Samuel tells the story of a dysfunctional Jewish family obsessed with climbing the Kabbalah’s Tree of Life — even though they don’t believe in God.
Gedalya Gottenger knows being a dog-walker is an unusual job for a Hasidic Jew since the community mostly fears dogs. But he has learned to love the pets he works with — and isn’t afraid to chart his own path.
A recent story in Vice described the strange new Internet phenomenon known as ‘frum porn.’ We looked into it, so you don’t have to.
An Israeli man went missing in Uman during the annual Rosh Hashanah pilgrimage to a Hasidic movement founder’s grave in the Ukraine city.