Tag Archives: Hasidic

New York’s Hasidic community “has taken a tragedy and turned it into a superpower” said an expert on using plasma to treat people after virus exposure

NEW YORK TIMES Hasidic Jews, Hit Hard by the Outbreak, Flock to Donate Plasma by Liam Stack May 12, 2020 They came in waves throughout the day, large groups in car pools and married couples taking advantage of their newfound … Continue reading

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Netflix series #Unorthodox doesn’t “accurately capture the soul of the Hasidic community”

FORWARD I left the Satmar Hasidic community. ‘Unorthodox’ is a grossly inaccurate depiction of that world. by Frieda Vizel March 31, 2020 …It’s okay to show the dark side of Hasidism, but the portrayal still needs to be human. The … Continue reading

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Said differently, “Oh sorry, I thought it was another dirty Hasidic Jew that I was beating up”

CBS NEWS LOCAL NYPD: Brutal Attack On 62-Year-Old Hasidic Man In Borough Park Was Case Of Mistaken Identity October 14, 2018 A suspect has been arrested on multiple charges after he allegedly viciously beat a man in Brooklyn on Sunday morning. … Continue reading

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“I parted from my wife and the community and most of my family left me”

ARUTZ SHEVA Satmar Rebbe’s great-grandson becomes IDF officer by Tzvi Lev October 26, 2017 … Chaim Meisels, the great-grandson of one of two Satmar Rebbes who lay claim to the hasidic dynasty, was drafted into the IDF in 2014 after … Continue reading

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The Journey Out: Peril And Promise In Leaving The Ultra-Orthodox Jewish World

HUFFINGTON POST by Talia Lavin May 21, 2015 Shulem Deen’s first steps away from Hasidic Judaism were in the direction of a radio. Defying his community’s express prohibitions against secular media, Deen waited until his wife and children were sleeping. Then … Continue reading

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