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‘Menashe’ gives us rare insight into Brooklyn’s Hasidic culture – Philly.com

| August 16, 2017

The mix of fiction and documentary that takes us inside a Hasidic community in Brooklyn in Menashe turns out to be something of a double-edged sword. Director Joshua Z



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New York Hasidic village seeks to secede from town after years of power struggles – Fox News

| August 16, 2017

CENTRAL VALLEY, N.Y. A growing rift between the tight-knit Hasidic communities of New York state and their Gentile neighbors, who increasingly feel threatened by the expansion of the Orthodox Jewish groups, is on full display this week at a pair of town hall meetings to explore what would amount to a municipal divorce. The occasion for the hearings is a proposal to turn a predominantly Hasidic village in the town of Monroe, N.Y., into its own town provided Monroe officials donate 56 acres to what is now the village of Kiryas Joel



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Menashe looks, with tenderness and equanimity, at a Hasidic community in Brooklyn – The Denver Post

| August 16, 2017

Walking around Borough Park must feel, to some, like time travel.



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‘Menashe’ offers a rare look at the lives and laws of Hasidic Jews – Washington Post

| August 13, 2017

People love to be transported somewhere else, says Joshua Z Weinstein, director and co-writer of Menashe. Its exciting to be transported to somewhere new thats just around the corner. For his first feature film, Weinsteins somewhere else is an ultra-Orthodox Hasidic community in Brooklyn



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Hasidic congregation secures $8M in public funding – Times Herald-Record

| August 11, 2017

Chris McKenna Times Herald-Record @ChrisMcKenna845 An Orange County agency agreed to issue $8 million in tax-exempt bonds for a Hasidic congregation in June, money that the group misleadingly said it would use to buy the two boys schools and surrounding property that it had been renting on County Route 105 in Monroe and Woodbury.



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A factual fictional look inside Brooklyn’s Hasidic community – The Boston Globe

| August 11, 2017

Menashe Lusting (left) with Menashe director Joshua Weinstein. Its hard to make a documentary when your subjects wont talk to you



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Ultra-Orthodox Matchmakers Will Get $4000 For Pairing ‘Damaged Goods’ Over 21 – Forward

| August 10, 2017

Getty A bride and her grandfather dance at an ultra-Orthodox wedding in Jerusalem in 2012. The grand rabbi, or rebbe, of the Boyan sect of ultra-Orthodox Jews is offering $4,000 to anyone who suggests a successful match between older singles in their community, the Israeli news site Arutz Sheva reported Wednesday



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The Day My Hasidic Father Visited Me at Wellesley – Forward

| August 9, 2017

Walking around the leafy campus in his black hat and long black coat, my father looks like a historical figure from another era. Fascinated by the elaborate architecture, he points to a poster on Wellesleys Science building. What is the meaning of science?



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Member of prominent Hasidic family from Brooklyn comes out …

| August 9, 2017

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Yiddish drama ‘Menashe’ opens lens on Hasidic Brooklyn – Jweekly.com

| August 9, 2017

On a sidewalk crowded with people moving at the pace of a typical New York day, nobody stands out. Eventually a man appears in the back of the frame who gradually attracts our attention. Theres nothing extraordinary about him except hes a bulky man, and hes laboring more than anyone else in the summer heat



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