Williamsburg

Polio detected in New York City wastewater

Polio has been detected in New York City's wastewater and heavily populated Orthodox Williamsburg is vulnerable due to the lack of people fully vaccinated against Polio.

By JACOB HENRY/JTA
13/08/2022

Bodies of Jerusalem yeshiva student plane crash victims land in US, UK

"Thanks to the activities of ZAKA representatives, Chabad emissaries and benefactors, the families will be able to "bury their loved ones even before Shabbat," ZAKA CEO Dubi Wiesenstern said.

HAREDIM GATHER near the Congregation Yetev Lev D’Satmar synagogue in the South Williamsburg neighbor

New York man arrested after hitting group of hasidic men with car

The NYPD spokesperson said that five men were hit by the vehicle, with one sustaining a foot injury.

HAREDIM GATHER near the Congregation Yetev Lev D’Satmar synagogue in the South Williamsburg neighbor

Girls spit at Jewish man in Brooklyn, bite cop

One of the girls was arrested after biting the cop.

Orthodox Jews of the Satmar Hasidim in the village of Kiryas Joel, New York

10,000 expected to attend Satmar wedding in New York despite coronavirus

The sheriff's department has ordered the wedding be postponed or canceled, should it not be limited to 50 people.

The streets of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, one of the Orthodox neighborhoods in New York City where COVI

COVID spreading in Orthodox areas. Why are people still not wearing masks?

In Williamsburg, home to the Satmar Hasidic community, mask wearing on the street is rare.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
25/09/2020
Pedestrians walk past a yeshiva in the South Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, April 9, 2019.

Two haredim lightly injured in Brooklyn hit-and-run

"This attempted murder in Williamsburg is a warning sign to authorities around the world. The next murder motivated by antisemitism is around the corner."

An illustrative photo of Hasidim walking in Brooklyn, New York.

Security cameras to be installed in haredi neighborhoods in Brooklyn

The neighborhoods slated to get the cameras are Williamsburg, Crown Heights and Borough Park.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
13/01/2020
The Grand Rabbi, or Rebbe, of the Satmar Hassidic community Rabbi Zalman Teitelbaum arriving at Ben

Satmar Grand Rabbi arrives in Israel for ten-day visit

Head of the radical, anti-Zionist hassidic community Rabbi Zalman Teitelbaum will distribute tens of millions of dollars to anti-Zionist communities and institutions.

An illustrative photo of Hasidim walking in Brooklyn, New York.

Jewish men assaulted in suspected antisemitic incidents in Brooklyn

Antisemitic graffiti were found at synagogues in Racine, Wisconsin and Sharon, Mass. over the weekend.

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