Is it an anti-vaccination problem — or a Hasidic problem?
The cover of an Orthodox newspaper in Brooklyn ran the headline in inch-high red letters: “ATTACK ON OUR YESHIVAS!”
If United Airlines falsely blamed religious Muslims for violence on a plane, the Israeli media would rightly cry bigotry. How is this different?
“Their leaders have a hand in spreading actual risk of death and they should not be allowed to stand silently.”
The flight landed in Athens after an uproar from ultra-Orthodox passengers.
For some ultra-Orthodox Jews, Thanksgiving means a pre-Shabbat feast with family and friends. For others, celebrating Thanksgiving is forbidden. Why?
In the November 2018 election, Democrats took back control of the New York State Senate — and with it, a large chunk of Hasidic power.
Israeli Haredi elections have one simple message: Obey without question. Vote as your rabbis tell you to.
A Brooklyn Hasidic newspaper left faces of the female victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre out of a front page spread on the tragedy.
American ultra-Orthodox Jews have varied attitudes towards the modern state of Israel, and most cannot be characterized as Zionist or anti-Zionist.