Mayer Rispler, 70, died Friday, according to Vos Iz Neias, an Orthodox news site.
Flyers circulated online Wednesday morning calling for prayers for Mayer Rispler, a community leader in the Aronim faction of the Satmar community.
Rabbi Aaron Teitelbaum will remain in Kiryas Joel for Rosh Hashanah because of new cases of COVID-19 in his upstate town, according to an announcement from a local synagogue shared on social media.
Most of the scenes set among the hassidim are completely in Yiddish.
All Satmar institutions of both Kiryas Yoel and Williamsburg ordered shut by respective grand rabbis in US and Israel.
Shutting down synagogues and schools inevitably brings up dark memories in a community that consists primarily of descendants of Holocaust and persecution survivors.
The show, about a young woman leaving hasidic orthodoxy for a new life in Germany, is the platform's first Yiddish language show.
"A lot of shots were fired," he stressed. "And then we started seeing swat teams, and crazy armored vehicles and officers showing up and knew it was serious."
Israelis and Palestinians find it easier to be friends and to cooperate on joint ventures when not in the region
Zalman Teitelbaum hands out donations at ‘Pure Shekel’ ceremony in Jerusalem during 10-day visit to Israel