The attorney for Israeli Rabbi Eliezer Berland, a fugitive accused of serial sex crimes, closed his case at the rabbi’s bail hearing in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, mounting an impassioned plea that the rabbi be given bail, especially since it is Passover.
A hotel in Uman is refusing to rent out rooms to Jews, a leader of Ukraine’s Jewish community said.
Two 16-year-old girls from the Chabad-Lubavitch community who went missing during a Shabbat afternoon walk while on a class trip in Orlando, Florida, were found in a nearby area of densely wooded swampland.
The advocacy group Yaffed is gathering its own proof in the hope of pushing the NYC Department of Education to ramp up its probe into inadequate secular education at yeshivas.
The federal government is charging the Hasidic-owned New York electronics store B&H Photo & Electronics with discriminating against its Hispanic warehouse workers.
A Montreal Hasidic school is on a collision course with the government over its failure to teach basic subjects. Will a plan requiring them to learn subjects like science and history at home make any difference?
An upstate New York village will appoint an election monitor after settling a lawsuit that accused its board of elections of attempting to cancel the voter registrations of some 160 Hasidic Jewish residents.
The muckraking Jewish blog FailedMessiah is losing its publisher and sole writer, according to a statement posted February 2.
They’re labeled as the world’s first all female Hasidic rock band, challenging conventions while still keeping the faith, yet alternative-rock band Bulletproof Stockings is taking more than just the Hasidic world by storm.
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.