Tag archive for ‘Hasidic Judaism’
Jewish Business News On Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Chassidic Bar Mitzvah Boy Unexpected Star of New Oprah Show

  Mendel Hurwitz woke up Tuesday morning to find himself a viral sensation. The 15-year-old son of Budapest-based Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries Rabbi Sholom and Devorah Leah Hurwitz, was profiled in the More...

News Brief On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Protecting the religious liberties of the city’s Jewish schools

A dispute over education within the Hasidic community made headlines this month after activists demanded the government force Hasidic schools to teach secular subjects. Now the city Department of Education More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Guinness World Record Set by Shabbat Dinner at Berlin Maccabi Games

As 2, 322 Jewish men and women gathered around tables Friday night for what has officially been declared by the Guinness World Records to be the largest Shabbat meal on record, Shneur Volfman says he and his More...

Niva Goldberg On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Faigy Mayer, who Jumped To Her Death From Rooftop Wrote Email A Week Before Suicide

Faigy Mayer, the 30-year-old entrepreneur who committed suicide by jumping off 230 Fifth rooftop, sent an email one week prior disclosed the Belz Hasidic community in Borough Park, she left behind five More...

Ynet News On Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Want to sit next to rebbe? Pay $275

– Ultra-Orthodox Jewish / Getty – The Belz Hasidic movement celebrated the marriage of its rebbe’s grandson in a series of major events last week. Guests wishing to watch the senior ultra-Orthodox More...

Lilach Weissman On Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Israelis Visiting India Given Terror Warning By Government

– – The Indian government has issued a terror warning to the countless Israeli tourists in the country. Indian authorities have reportedly been increasing their security presence at locations known More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, June 15th, 2015

Federal Judge Greenlights Civil Rights Suit Brought By Hasidim Against NY Towns

– – A Federal judge has given her approval for a group of Hasidic jews to move forward with a lawsuit over discrimination against two small towns in upstate New York, Mamakating and Bloomingburg. U.S. More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Chabad Center in Nepal a Crisis Hub After Massive Earthquake

  Rabbi Chezki and Chani Lifshitz at the Chabad center in Kathmandu, Nepal, where they have been working with volunteers to help locate the missing and to provide food, shelter and medical care to More...

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