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October 1, 2016 / 28 Elul, 5776
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Haredim & Hassidim
New York police respond instantly to a call for help and potentially save countless lives at "770" Eastern Parkway. (file)
 

Posted on: September 26th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

More than 100 Jewish institutions were briefed on security in a pre-holiday conference call by the US Dept. of Homeland Security and Jewish Federation.

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Breslover Chasidim in Uman.
 

Posted on: September 25th, 2016

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Tens of thousands of travelers are heading this week to Uman to pray at the grave site of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov.

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Israel Railways
 

Posted on: September 19th, 2016

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

Transport Ministry officials threatened that "if it turns out Gafni is operating out of political considerations we will view it seriously and act accordingly."

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Holocaust survivors celebrate belated bar mitzvahs at the Western Wall in 2014.
 

Posted on: September 15th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

Yisrael Kristal celebrates his bar mitzvah this year, 100 years late but still in time to enjoy it! Mazel tov!

Newly-elected Hon. Judge Rachel 'Ruchie' Freier, NY 5th District Civil Court.
 

Posted on: September 14th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

For the first time in U.S. history, a Chassidic woman wins a Brooklyn election, against a man, to become a New York Civil Court judge.

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chassidic-hackers
 

Posted on: September 14th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishChabad

This is the story of how a handful of young Hassidim set out to build a global communications network in the era before Periscope, Skype, VoIP, or even satellite or Cable TV.

The Great Synagogue of  Pisen, in the Czech Republic.
 

Posted on: September 13th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The famed Great Synagogue of Pilsen is returning to Jewish hands and hearts after 20 years as a Czech concert hall and art museum.

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20th Knesset Opening Session
 

Posted on: September 8th, 2016

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

The debate will be held in the presence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a.k.a. "the person at the helm."

Satmar wedding
 

Posted on: September 8th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

They discussed kidnapping, torturing and forcing the get from the husband, either in the US or when he was on a trip to Ukraine.

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Haifa Chief Rabbi Eliyahu Yosef Sha'ar Yashuv Cohen, z'l
 

Posted on: September 6th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishChabad

A bastion of Judaism and Torah has been lost with the passing of longtime Haifa Chief Rabbi Eliyahu Yosef Sha'ar Yashuv Cohen, z'l, age 89.

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German politician Johannes Kahrs, Rabbi Yehuda Teichtel, Stefan Hensel and Rabbi Shlomo Bistritzky at Berlin Jewish Community Center.
 

Posted on: September 4th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Senior German lawmaker Johannes Kahrs says a Law of Integration would solve the Jewish community fears being fed by recent events escalated by incoming Muslim refugees.

Jew recites the "Shema" prayer on the Temple Mount. (Archive: 2013)
 

Posted on: September 1st, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

The young man could have been a Hasid, in which case he may have considered his uttering of the Shema to be part of his morning prayer.

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Police presented security camera footage showing a large group of Hasidic men converging on a street corner.
 

Posted on: September 1st, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

His DNA was found on the heel of the victim’s sneaker, which was found on the roof of a nearby building.

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Israeli force outside Joseph's Tomb / Arab media tweet
 

Posted on: September 1st, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

The worshipers were pelted with stones and firebombs and Israeli forces responded using means for dispersing demonstrations.

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Police outside Joshua's tomb, 2009
 

Posted on: August 30th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

The minors, whose parents were not invited to the court deliberation, were detained at 3 AM and brought to court after 2 PM the next day, all in violation of Israel's Youth Law.

The Derekh HasHalom train station in Tel Aviv. / Wikipedia commons
 

Posted on: August 26th, 2016

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri (Shas), Health Minister Yakov Litzman and MK Moshe Gafni (both from UTJ) sent Netanyahu an urgent letter Thursday night, demanding a halt to the works on Shabbat, warning of a possible coalition collapse.

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IDF soldiers and Hassidic teens outside Joseph's Tomb
 

Posted on: August 23rd, 2016

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Israel Police said in a statement: "Uncoordinated visits without security are dangerous to the visitors as well as to the security forces who are sent to rescue them."

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Carmel Cato and Prof. Norman Rosenbaum, meeting in August 2016
 

Posted on: August 19th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Australian Professor Norman Rosenbaum visits the scene of his brother's murder in Brooklyn 25 years later, denouncing violence with bereaved father Carmel Cato.

A wedding in Kiryat Sanz, Netanya.
 

Posted on: August 18th, 2016

News & ViewsBusiness and Economy

About 9,000 Haredi couples get married each year in Israel, and their inability to come up with the down payment for their own home forces them to waste years worth of income on rent.

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Naftali Bennett
 

Posted on: August 17th, 2016

News & ViewsIsraelAliyah

The fact that the first two of these organizations is completely Orthodox, while the third varies from one campus to another has irked many, in Israel and abroad.

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