The ultra-Orthodox community is culturally and visibly different than any other group with whom you normally interact, and therefore our very existence sometimes provokes a wide range of emotions.
The photos in the exhibit offer a window into Hasidic life in the strictly Orthodox neighborhood of Jerusalem, offering an intimate glimpse of men, women and children celebrating the holiday.
There is also a witness police are trying to find, as her testimony will greatly aid their investigation.
How should we understand this apparent obsession with a matter of questionable import? How should we perceive the preponderance of interest in declaring that manna required no blessing?
Members of the breakaway Gerrer group have claimed that elements in the mainstream Gur community have threatened, and carried out, various forms of retribution against those who have left.
Since the Santa Barbara oil spill in 1969, the central debate has been whether humanity should unheedingly reap the bounty of the earth or more carefully consider the impact of our actions.
A Facebook campaign ad from an upstate New York county’s Republican Party has been slammed as anti-Semitic and “deeply disturbing.”
The developers have asked the court to reverse the town’s building-permit denials for homes that comply with approved plans.