Lamm, who helped rebuild Y.U. into the flagship institution of Modern Orthodoxy, had lost his wife to COVID-19 in April.
Friedman hailed from a line of Hasidic rebbes that included the leaders of the Boyan, Ruzhin, Sadigura and Rachmastrivk dynasties.
May her memory be for a blessing.
They were called “so-called” refugees, told they were alien to American culture and warned against as potential enemies of the United States.
Donald Trump is doubling down on his America First policy.
(JTA) – Somebody better put up a mezuzah outside the Lincoln bedroom.
Even before FBI investigators descended last week on the Satmar Hasidic village of Kiryas Joel, there was a growing sense in this insular community that it and its unique way of life were under attack.
When Jonathan Sarna was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in 1999 at the age of 44, it changed his life.
Kathryn Hahn’s no rabbi, but this nice Catholic girl from Cleveland plays one on TV. As Rabbi Raquel Fein on “Transparent,” the groundbreaking Amazon series about a dysfunctional Jewish family with a transgender parent (Jeffrey Tambor), Hahn has spent a lot of time thinking about what it means to be Jewish
NEW YORK (JTA) – A second hidden video from inside the largest yeshiva in the Satmar Hasidic village of Kiryas Joel shows a principal holding a…