Many of the hacked messages contained bizarre biblical references.
A Brooklyn Hasidic couple says they carry on a sex-soaked double life, meeting women for kinky threesomes and bondage sex while maintaining the outward appearances of a strictly observant ultra-Orthodox family.
The New York Times portrays itself as an arbiter in the debate over running Charlie Hebdo’s provocative cartoons. Trouble is, there ain’t much of a debate, as J.J. Goldberg explains.
A newspaper story about Hasids nabbed in a marijuana bust repeatedly points to the men’s religion. Eliyahu Federman asks why, since their faith has nothing to do with the alleged crime.
Police are reportedly investigating what happened to $1.7 million that vanished from a business account tied to slain Brooklyn real estate developer Menachem Stark.
Police believe Menachem Stark was kidnapped and killed over a relatively small $20,000 debt to a contractor — and investigators are closing in on his suspected murderers.
The van used in the kidnapping and murder of Hasidic real estate developer Menachem Stark has been found in Brooklyn — along with a cell phone that police think may lead to his killers.
Police investigators working on the Menachem Stark case announced this weekend that they discovered a cell phone strapped to the bottom of Stark’s car, which they believe was used as a tracking device by Stark’s abductors. The police are currently searching for the owner of the phone.
Menachem Stark’s tragic murder somehow inspired an astonishing attack on the entire Hasidic world. Mordechai Lightstone writes that’s very un-New York — and just plain wrong.
While mainstream media outlets scrutinized Menachem Stark’s relationships with tenants, contractors and lenders, haredi Orthodox publications offered a decidedly different take — celebrating his many virtues.