hassidim

A TRANQUIL scene in today’s Tiberias, with a view of the Kinneret from the northern city
Hassidim and the 1786 plague in Tiberias: We've been here before

By the month of Iyar, the plague had subsided but people remained in lockdown until after Shavuot.

By LEVI COOPER
30/04/2020
Haredi residents of Jerusalem’s Geula neighborhood
Coronavirus and the haredi community

“Let’s put aside for a moment the medical aspect, and consider the economic impact on that sector,” said Moshe Yossef Lefkovitch, a member of the tiny Alexander Hassidic sect.

26/03/2020
Dan Jerusalem Hotel
65 hassidim who visited US hospitalized in Israel with coronavirus

Lubavitchers quarantined at Dan Jerusalem Hotel, infected move to hospital; Health Ministry tracking down other flight passengers. Chabad's 770 Crown Heights headquarters closed for first time ever.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF , MARCY OSTER/JTA
24/03/2020
The real reasons coronavirus is spreading in my Hasidic community

Shutting down synagogues and schools inevitably brings up dark memories in a community that consists primarily of descendants of Holocaust and persecution survivors.

By MEYER LABIN/JTA
21/03/2020
rand Rabbi Aaron Teitelbaum speaks at a mass gathering of Satmar Hasidic Jews in New York
Satmar Kiryas Yoel shuts down all institutions in NYC due to coronavirus

Other hassidic groups in New York closing down in light of worsening situation in the state and the US in general.

A Jewish man walks near the Monsey antisemitic attack, New York, December 2019.
A gesture to honor Monsey hero ended up in controversy; here is why

Analysis: Joseph Gluck's decision to turn down the $20,000 prize should not come as a surprise

THIS SLENDER booklet documents Isaiah Wassilevsky’s 1916 lecture on hassidism
Wassilevsky’s hassidic super-souls

When Wassilevsky described hassidism’s approach to Zion, it seems that contemporary issues were close to his mind; it is not always clear when he is channeling hassidism or speaking in his own voice.

By LEVI COOPER
13/02/2020
Utra-Orthodox Jews inspect an etrog, citrus fruit used in rituals during the upcoming Jewish holiday
Former Hasidic couple sues Quebec for 'failed education'

“The plaintiffs finished their high school education without knowing about the St. Lawrence River or the theory of evolution,” the summary of their claim reads.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
13/02/2020
ORTHODOX JEWS study Talmud in Budapest in 2012
Robbers break into synagogue in Baltimore, Hassid puts them to flight

According to the report, the suspects conducted several robberies before breaking into the building of Khal Chassidim looking for a place to hide.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
27/01/2020
Satmar Hasidic Jews await the arrival of Grand Rabbi Aaron Teitelbaum at a mass gathering in the Bro
Suspect in alleged antisemitic attack in Brooklyn held on $10,000 bond

A second woman thought to be present at the attack was not charged.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
05/01/2020
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