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Hasidic Schools Ensure Ignorance And Poverty

| September 19, 2015

"The case for government intervention [in hasidic schools] isnt complicated.

Hasidic Jew Runs Away From Her Orthodox Roots After …

| September 16, 2015

At only 17, Deborah Feldman was unprepared for her arranged marriage to her orthodox Jewish husband Eli, a man she had only met for 30 minutes. Like other young brides in the Hasidic tradition of Brooklyn, N.Y., she was whisked away to the "marriage teacher" and told about the "holy place inside each woman." "I hear her describe a hallway with walls, leading to a little door, which opens to the womb, the 'mekor,' she calls it, 'the source'," writes Feldman. "I can't imagine where an entire system like that could be positioned." Feldman, who had never even been allowed to look down there, had no idea she had a vagina and says she suddenly made the "shocking discovery" that she was designed for sex.

Borough Park, Brooklyn – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

| September 15, 2015

Borough Park (also spelled Boro Park) is a neighborhood in the southwestern part of the borough of Brooklyn, in New York City in the United States; Borough Park covers an extensive grid of streets between Bensonhurst to the south, Bay Ridge to the southwest, Sunset Park to the west, Kensington to the northeast, Flatbush to the east, and Midwood to the southeast. Borough Park is home to one of the largest Orthodox Jewish communities outside of Israel, with one of the largest concentrations of Jews in the United States, and Orthodox traditions rivaling many insular communities.[4] As the average number of children in Hasidic and Hareidi families is 6.72, Borough Park is experiencing sharp growth in population.[5] It is an economically diverse neighborhood.[6] Originally, it was Blythebourne, a small hamlet composed of cottages built and developed in 1887 by Electus Litchfield,[note 1] and then expanded with more housing by developer William Reynolds.[7][8] It was served by the Brooklyn, Bath and Coney Island, a steam railroad that is today's elevated BMT West End Line; the line ran from Greenwood Cemetery to Coney Island when it was built in the 1860s. This line was put on an elevated structure in 1917.[9] The Sea Beach Railroad was another steam railroad

Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn – Chosen People

| September 15, 2015

Chabad-Lubavitch Perhaps no Hasidic group is better known than Chabad-Lubavitch (or simply Chabad). Their movement spans 70 countries across the globe and has over 200,000 adherents. Founded in the late 18th century and formerly based in Lyubavichi, Russia, this group is currently headquartered in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York

Hasidic philosophy – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

| September 10, 2015

This article is about Hasidic philosophy. For an overview of the Hasidic movement, see Hasidic Judaism. Hasidic philosophy or Hasidus (Hebrew: ), alternatively transliterated as Hassidism, Chassidism, Chassidut etc.

Shtreimel – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

| September 8, 2015

A shtreimel (Yiddish: , pl. shtreimlech) is a fur hat worn by many married haredi Jewish men, particularly (although not exclusively) members of Hasidic groups, on Shabbat and Jewish holidays and other festive occasions.[1] In Jerusalem, the shtreimel is also worn by "Yerushalmi" Jews (non-Hasidim who belong to the original Ashkenazi community of Jerusalem, also known as Perushim). The shtreimel is generally worn only after marriage, except in some Yerushalmi communities, where boys wear it from the age of bar mitzvah

London Hasidic school apologizes for using term goyim …

| September 2, 2015

(JTA) A Satmar Hasidic school in a London borough apologized for using the term goyim on worksheets following a newspaper report that its preschoolers were being taught that non-Jews are evil. An article published Tuesday in the Independent newspaper, a major British daily, focused on a worksheet on the Holocaust used by the young students at the Beis Rochel DSatmar Girls School in Hackney, in northeast London, in which Nazis are referred to only with the term for non-Jews that some deem offensive

Why do some Jewish men where those curls and long beard?what …

| August 31, 2015

Also, Hasidic Jews are a relatively small group, but are widely known because of the destinctive dress and hair style worn. Many people in fact don't realize that Orthodox Judaism and Hasidic Judaism are two distinct branches of Judaism

Hasidic Mother: Sneaking Out to See My Lesbian Lover

| August 31, 2015

The following is excerpted from Uncovered: How I Left Hasidic Life and Finally Came Home, available August 2015 from She Writes Press. Another day, another midnight, I edge open the back door and try to make sure it doesn't creak. I put the car into neutral and slide down the drive with the driver's side door ajar

The modesty wars: women and the Hasidim in Brooklyn …

| August 31, 2015

Until recently, you could have lived your entire life in the United States and never have bumped into any Jewish Orthodox Hasidim, who live in scattered communities, mostly in the New Yorks borough of Brooklyn.


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