The residents protesting the police were ultra-Orthodox extremists belonging to teh Vizhnitz Hasidic dynasty. The protesters numbered in the dozens.
What is happening in Israel right now with the Haredi sector is nothing short of a disaster.
When he left his car to retrieve the camera tripod, he was bombarded by stones and trash bags, as well as other objects. He has sustained multiple injuries.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says New York City should do ‘robust investigation’ of incident and ‘bring the full consequence of legal action to bear.’
How do you ladies suggest the government should deal with haredi civil disobedience?
In the US haredim do not control who can get married and divorced, and where you can be buried.
In the Haredi world, you do what your rabbi tells you to do.
Israel’s Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi David Lau eulogized Landau calling him a “righteous person who devoted his whole life to the public.”
Only through voting can the haredi community strengthen Judaism in Israel, implied Rabbi Menachem Mendel Hager, head of influential hassidic community in Israel.
Even though military service is one of the most blatant threats to the ultra-Orthodox lifestyle, it has become a rather attractive channel for broad segments of the community.