Hasidic

Hasidic Jewish refugees from Ukraine celebrate Hanukkah at Hungarian shelter

More than half of Ukraine's Jewish communities have been evacuated, finding refuge around Europe and Israel.

By REUTERS
19/12/2022

Rachel Freier: Civil court judge, parademic, Hasid and mother of 6

Freier discusses the changing public perception of Hasidim and relations between religious and secular Jews.

By HOWARD LOVY/JTA
12/12/2022

Activists launch independent haredi news organization

Naftuli Moster is launching a news organization focused on tackling the news desert in the haredi world.

By Jackie Hajdenberg/JTA
01/12/2022

Chinese censors ban printing of ‘anti-communist’ Hasidic woman’s memoir

“Unfortunately this book is not approved to print in China as content involves anti-communist,” said a 1010 Printing representative.

By ASAF ELIA-SHALEV/JTA
03/10/2022

Can the state tell yeshivas what they can teach?

New York State's Board of Regents to approve new regulations proposed by the New York State Education Department.

By MICHAEL A. HELFAND/JTA
21/09/2022

Brooklyn woman knocks hat off Orthodox Jewish man

The suspect was arrested on Saturday night by NYPD with assistance from volunteer safety patrol group Boro Park Shomrim.

19/09/2022
Pedestrians walk past a yeshiva in the South Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, April 9, 2019.

How New York City’s Hasidic yeshivas gained legitimacy - opinion

The supporters say the schools’ focus on Jewish studies is a matter of educational and religious freedom and parental choice.

By MATTY LICHTENSTEIN/JTA
15/09/2022

Rules aimed at regulating ultra-Orthodox schools unanimously passed in New York

The regulations have been in the works for years and got the approval of the Regents’ Preschool to twelfth-grade committee Monday.

By MICHAEL ELSEN-ROONEY/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS
14/09/2022

Israeli Yeshiva student wins silver medal at International Olympiad of Informatics

Eitan Elbaum, 17, competed against 346 students from 90 countries across the globe in the contest, which featured complex programming questions.

Boys in hasidic schools regularly beaten, denied basic secular education - NYT

A year-long investigation into the New York hasidic school system by The New York Times found that the children in these schools were suffering from severe educational deprivation.

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