9,668 posts categorized "Haredim"

April 14, 2014: Video: Sanz-Klausenberg Rebbe Equates NYC Firemen With Nazis
Comments: 10 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
The Sanz-Klauzenberg Rebbe tells a New York City fireman who is trying to extinguish a chametz-burning bonfire that "the Nazis in Deutchland were also doing this..." i.e., shutting down chametz-burnings. Typically the FDNY extinguishes the fires by a certain time,...

April 14, 2014: Haredi Cult Wins Partial Victory On Appeal
Comments: 2 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Religion
A local judge in rural Ontario, Canada has ordered that a group of children from the Lev Tahor haredi cult do not have to be sent back to Quebec. But she also ruled that child protection should continue to investigate...

April 14, 2014: Former Brooklyn DA Admitted He Believed Man Convicted Of Murdering Hasidic Rabbi Was Innocent
Comments: 2 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
Former Brooklyn District Attorney Charles J. Hynes has admitted in a deposition that he did not believe that Jabbar Collins, a man his office wrongly convicted of a high profile 1994 murder of Satmar hasid Rabbi Abraham Pollack, was guilty....

April 14, 2014: Women's Modesty Ruler Now For Sale
Comments: 13 | Categories: Haredim , Women & Judaism
A new women's modesty ruler is for sale to measure the proper minimum length of skirts. This was posted in synagogues in Borough Park. Please click to enlarge: Related Posts: Haredim To Hold Large Men-Only Modesty Gathering About…Women's Clothes. Tzniut...

April 14, 2014: Jewish Community Quietly Rallying Around Man Who Allegedly Stole Millions Of Dollars From Poor Jews
Comments: 14 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Poverty & Homelessness
Members of New York City’s Jewish community are raising millions of dollars to help former Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty CEO William E. Rapfogel. William E. Rapfogel Jewish Community Quietly Rallying Around Man Who Allegedly Stole Millions Of Dollars From...

April 13, 2014: Passover Charity From A Well Known Haredi Rabbi
Comments: 27 | Categories: Haredim , Hessed
A homeless woman approched the rabbi of the synagogue, Rabbi L, showed him a letter vouching for her from the Va'ad of Queens, and asked Rabbi L. for maos chitim (Passover charity) money. The rabbi allegedly yelled at woman in...

April 13, 2014: South African Chief Rabbi Tells Jews Not Help Breslov Hasidic Leader Fleeing Israeli Police, Haredim Object
Comments: 5 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Religion
Following wanted alleged sex criminal Rabbi Eliezer Berland’s sudden arrival in South Africa after being expelled from Zimbabwe late last week, South African Chief Rabbi Warren Goldstein sent a letter to his rabbinic colleagues asking them to tell their congregants...

April 13, 2014: New Poll Shocks Haredim, Finds Secular Israelis Do Not Hate Haredim And Do Not Want To Persecute Them
Comments: 4 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Haredim , Israel , Religion
The haredi newspaper Mishpacha sponsored a poll to determine the attitudes of secular Israelis towards haredim and hired one of Israel’s top pollsters, Mina Tzemach, to conduct it. Much to the shock of Mishpacha's editors, the poll found that the...

April 13, 2014: Draft Dodger Haredi Yeshiva Student Released From Prison Early After Leading Zionist Orthodox Rabbi Intervenes And Haredim Threaten Widespread Violence
Comments: 2 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion
Eliyahu Cohen, the draft dodging haredi yeshiva student whose arrest and 20-day prison sentence sparked widespread haredi rioting, has suddenly been freed from military prison. Draft Dodger Haredi Yeshiva Student Released From Prison Early After Leading Zionist Orthodox Rabbi Intervenes...

April 13, 2014: Man Stabbed To Death In Fight In Safed Synagogue
Comments: 6 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal
An argument between three people, one of them allegedly a homeless man, in a synagogue in Safed over Shabbat turned violent, resulting in the death of one man. Man Stabbed To Death In Fight In Safed Synagogue Shmarya Rosenberg •...

April 13, 2014: Haredim Use Banned Social Media App To Organize Protest Riot Against IDF
Comments: 2 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion
Haredim rioted across the country last night after news spread that Eli Cohen, who dodged the draft on orders from his haredi rabbis, would not be released from IDF prison early for Passover, Yeshiva World reported. The demonstration was announced...

April 12, 2014: Haredim Riot, At Least 3 Police Hurt, 8 Haredim Arrested
Comments: 3 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion
Three police officers were lightly injured Saturday night as haredim protested and rioted in Jerusalem, Bnei Brak and Ashdod against the arrest of a haredi draft dodger. File photo: Haredim riot in Jerusalem earlier this month over arrest of haredi...

April 11, 2014: The New York Times On Hasidic Yeshivas "Woody Allen" Eyeglasses Bans
Comments: 8 | Categories: Bans & Censorship , Haredim
"…Last month, under the headline “Another Hasidic Yeshiva Bans Plastic-Framed Woody Allen-Style Glasses,” Mr. Rosenberg posted a letter apparently sent to parents of children at the yeshiva run by the Pupa Hasidic sect, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Because several students recently...

April 11, 2014: Quebec Court Ordered All 128 Lev Tahor Cult Children Into Protective Custody
Comments: 4 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Haredim
A Quebec Provincial Court has issued apprehension orders for all 128 children in the haredi cult. Lev Tahor children cry and pray earlier this month after their teacher was arrested on immigration charges (Blackburn News) Blackburn News reports: A Quebec...

April 11, 2014: 2 Lakewood Haredim Busted In Prostitution Sting
Comments: 56 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
Two Lakewood haredim were among 15 men arrested in a Wall Township prostitution sting. Yesterday, the Asbury Park Press reported the names of 15 men arrested on prostitution related charges in Wall, New Jersey, about 13 miles northeast of Lakewood,...

April 11, 2014: Will Sam Kellner Sue?
Comments: 0 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Media & Media Criticism , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
All charges were dropped against supposed hasidic extortionist Sam Kellner after those charges were proved to be based on evidence best characterized as complete BS. A Jewish newspaper apparently helped smear Kellner despite widespread knowledge and much proof that the...

April 10, 2014: Criminal Case Against Sefardi Haredi Kabbalist Accused Of Extortion Closed
Comments: 0 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Sefardim
Israel’s Southern District Prosecutor’s Office announced that the extortion case against Rabbi Yoram Abergel has been closed. Rabbi Yoram Abergel Criminal Case Against Sefardi Haredi Kabbalist Accused Of Extortion Closed Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com Israel’s Southern District Prosecutor’s Office announced...

April 10, 2014: Israel Allegedly Decides To Free Haredi Draft Dodger Who Sparked Riots For Passover
Comments: 9 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion
The chairman of the Sefardi haredi Shas Party, Member of Knesset Aryeh Deri, has apparently negotiated a deal with the IDF to release a draft-dodging yeshiva student from jail so he can spend Passover with his family. The student's arrest...

April 10, 2014: Government Orders Haredi Man To Repay $24,000 In Fraudulently Earned Yeshiva Stipends
Comments: 1 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel
A haredi yeshiva student from Jerusalem has been ordered by the government to repay more than $24,000 in stipends he received for being a full-time yeshiva student after a Ministry of Education investigation found that he was not a full-time...

April 10, 2014: Video: Hundreds Of Haredim Violently Riot In Jerusalem, At least 5 Arrested
Comments: 36 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion
Haredim rioted in the Geulah neighborhood adjacent to Mea Shearim in Jerusalem today after a haredi yeshiva student, Eliyahu Cohen, was arrested for draft dodging. Hundreds Of Haredim Violently Riot In Jerusalem, At least 5 Arrested Shmarya Rosenberg • Failedmessiah.com...

April 10, 2014: Leaked Government Letter Exposes Name, Address Of Chabad Child Sex Abuse Complainant
Comments: 5 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The man who complained to child safety authorities and police about an alleged sexual abuse cover-up at Chabad's Yeshivah Centre in Melbourne, Australia is now shocked by the widespread illegal release of his complaint that includes his name and and...

April 10, 2014: Rabbi Eliezer Berland In Handcuffs: Breslov Hasidic Leader Gets 3 Month Prison Sentence In Zimbabwe, To Be Deported
Comments: 18 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
FUGITIVE Israeli priest, Eliezer Berland (77), who was Tuesday convicted for violating the Zimbabwe's immigration laws, has been slapped with a three month prison sentence by Bulawayo senior magistrate Sibongile Msipa. Rabbi Eliezer Berland (source) AllAfrica.com reports: FUGITIVE Israeli priest,...

April 9, 2014: 7 Guilty In Rabbi Ordination Fraud
Comments: 12 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal , Sefardim
Seven people were convicted today in a scheme that awarded unearned smicha (rabbinic ordination) to police officers and others who lacked the necessary qualifications to hold the title. 7 Guilty In Rabbi Ordination Fraud Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com Seven people...

April 9, 2014: Victims Of Orthodox Ponzi Schemer Gershon Barkany Sue Haredi Charities To Recover Some Of Their Lost Millions
Comments: 7 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal
Gershon Barkany pleaded guilty to stealing millions of dollars in a ponzi scheme and admitted his crime. As Barkany awaits sentencing, his victims are suing several haredi charities to try to get back part of their stolen money that Barkan...

April 9, 2014: Haredim To Open Gender-Segregated Holocaust Museum
Comments: 51 | Categories: Bans & Censorship , Chabad , Haredim , History , Media & Media Criticism , MO & Chardal , Women & Judaism
"…Asked how the museum could depict both women’s stories without offending ultra-Orthodox men, Reidel said that on days when ultra-Orthodox school groups visit the museum, they might have to make sure no images of the women are on display.…" The...

April 9, 2014: Rabbi Who Called Zionist Orthodox Jews “Amalek” Appointed Head Of Shas Rabbis’ Council
Comments: 8 | Categories: Haredim , Israel , Religion , Sefardim
Six months after the death of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, Rabbi Shalom Cohen, the outspoken controversial head of the Sefardi haredi Porat Yosef Yeshiva in Jerusalem, has been named the head of the Sefardi haredi Shas Party’s Council of Torah Sages....

April 8, 2014: Haredim Cry Anti-Semitism As Yeshiva Daycare Scandal Continues
Comments: 28 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
"While it is fully within the rights of the County to appeal a judicial ruling, it's unbecoming for the County's top office holder to place a Facebook post that lobs accusations against members of a minority community; a post which...

April 8, 2014: Video: Rockland Clergy For Social Justice Press Conference On East Ramapo Schools
Comments: 13 | Categories: Haredim , MO & Chardal , Religion
Rockland Clergy for Social Justice Press Conference held earlier today. Speakers included Rabbi Adam Baldachin of the Montebello Jewish Center; Rabbi Ari Hart of Uri L'Tzedek (Orthodox Social Justice); Rev. Weldon McWilliams IV, PhD of the First Baptist Church in...

April 8, 2014: Illegal Haredi Yeshiva Caught With Dangerous Illegal Matzoh Bakery
Comments: 22 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Haredim
Congregation Ateres Yisroel, an illegal Ramapo haredi yeshiva and 24-bed dormitory previously cited for not having a building permit, a certificate of occupancy, or fire safety equipment, and which has known electrical hazards and other safety issues, has now been...

April 8, 2014: Report: Breslov Hasidic Leader To Be Expelled From Zimbabwe
Comments: 11 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Rabbi Eliezer Berland, the head of the Shuvu Banim Breslov hasidic faction, is reportedly being expelled from Zimbabwe. Rabbi Eliezer Berland Report: Breslov Hasidic Leader To Be Expelled From Zimbabwe Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com As FailedMessiah.com reported late last night,...

April 8, 2014: Jerusalem Destroys Illegal Haredi Synagogue, Sparking Death Threats
Comments: 6 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel
The City of Jerusalem razed an illegally built Sefardi haredi synagogue in the Neve Ya’akov neighborhood of the city Monday morning after the city could not reach agreement with the synagogue’s administrators over a new location for it, sparking death...

April 8, 2014: A Haredi-Dominated School Board That Overlooks Its Obligation To Students
Comments: 46 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
It’s not enough for state leaders to occasionally censure the school board. There’s a deeper obligation to the students. “It’s like the education laws don’t apply here,” that principal says. “We need state leaders to come here and lead.” A...

April 7, 2014: Breslov Rabbi On The Lam From Israel Arrested In Zimbabwe
Comments: 1 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Rabbi Eliezar Berland, the head of the Shuvu Banim Breslov hasidic faction, was arrested in Zimbabwe today and then released. Berland fled Israel 18 months ago after he was accused of sexually abusing female followers, some of whom were allegedly...

April 7, 2014: Rockland County Executive Vows To Stop "Multi-Million Dollar" Haredi Kollel Scam
Comments: 30 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
"…This is a multi-million dollar scam as many of the families — including the three that challenged losing child care subsidy — also receive Medicaid, Food Stamps and heating allowances. Some families have unbelievably been receiving child care for 20...

April 7, 2014: Dozens Of Haredi Schools Allegedly Ignore NY State Law Mandating Fire Safety Inspections
Comments: 11 | Categories: Chabad , Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Haredim
New York State law requires that anyone who wants to operate a school, public or private, must provide guarantees for the safe operation to protect the children attending. A crucial safety requirement demands that the schools must submit proof of...

April 7, 2014: Cellphone Company’s Security Breach Could Out Haredim Using Smartphones In Defiance Of Rabbinic Ban
Comments: 6 | Categories: Bans & Censorship , Haredim , Israel , Web/Tech
A system developed by the popular Israeli cellular phone company Orange and left unsecured can be exploited to ferret out haredim who are using smartphones in defiance of the near-universal rabbinic ban against them. Cellphone Company’s Security Breach Could Out...

April 7, 2014: The Metropolitan Council On Jewish Poverty Gives Away Tens Of Thousands Of Pounds Of Food – To Hasidim
Comments: 66 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Poverty & Homelessness
The Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, the New York City Jewish community's scandal-plagued anti-poverty arm, distributed tens of thousands of pounds of Kosher-for-Passover food to primarily Satmar hasidim in Brooklyn yesterday even as its Passover food card program for needy...

April 7, 2014: Scandal-Plagued Haredi Controlled School District May Give Haredi Yeshivas Deep Discount On School Purchase
Comments: 7 | Categories: Haredim
The scandal-plagued haredi-controlled East Ramapo school district may be giving a $1 million rent credit and waiving other fees if the haredi yeshiva tenants who have been renting the Colton school property buy it, even though a judge ruled earlier...

April 6, 2014: A Manufactured Crisis? Haredim Protest Shabbat “Desecration” In Safed
Comments: 6 | Categories: Haredim , Israel , Religion
Haredim in Safed protested the opening of a swimming pool on Shabbat, claiming it violated the city’s long-standing status quo – despite the fact that the pool has allegedly been open on Shabbat for 30 years. A Manufactured Crisis? Haredim...

April 6, 2014: Several Lev Tahor Members To Be Deported From Canada
Comments: 11 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
While some Lev Tahor cult members were in a rural Ontario court, fighting to get back some of their children seized over allegations of child abuse, three others appeared at a detention review in Toronto Friday where the Immigration and...

April 6, 2014: Hero's Welcome In Satmar For Convicted Witness Tamperer
Comments: 41 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Abraham "Abe" Rubin, the Satmar hasid who offered to pay a $500,000 bribe to the victim of Satmar pedophile Nechemya Weberman and her boyfriend to flee the country and not testify against Weberman, got a hero's welcome in Williamsburg after...

April 6, 2014: Lemon Juice Puts The Squeeze On Twitter, Blackberry, In Order To Find The Man Who Set Him Up
Comments: 6 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A Williamsburg hasid now known as Lemon Juice wants to put the squeeze on the men who set him up. And to do that he has to put the squeeze on Twitter and Blackberry. Lemon Juice Puts The Squeeze On...

April 5, 2014: Haredi Certified Kosher Enema
Comments: 9 | Categories: Bizarre , Haredim , Israel , Kosher Scandal , MO & Chardal
An Israeli enema is certified kosher by the rabbinate of Rishon Letzion and kosher "le-mehadrin min ha-mehadrin" by the haredi beit din (religious court) of the rabbis of the Chug Chatam Sofer kosher supervision. Please click to enlarge: [Via: Heeb.]

April 5, 2014: 1948 War: Hasidic Israel Soldiers
Comments: 6 | Categories: Haredim , Israel
Hasidic soldiers in the Israel War of Independence in 1948. These hasidic soldiers were definately in the minority, but even so, far more hasidim and haredim fought for Israel in 1948 than serve in the IDF today. From 'Pictorial History...

April 5, 2014: Notorious Hasidic Slumlord Blames Tenants, Tells Court He Has Done No Wrong
Comments: 1 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
Although the criminal misbehavior of Israel and his brother and fellow hasidic slumlord Aaron have been well publicized, New York City’s Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is close to the Satmar hasidic community and who was previously the city's Public...

April 4, 2014: Haredi Cult Must Follow Canadian Law, Judge Warns
Comments: 3 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Religion
"Your obligation is to raise your children the way this country has guaranteed children be raised." Lev Tahor children cry and pray after their teacher was arrested earlier this week (credit: Blackburn News) Haredi Cult Must Follow Canadian Law, Judge...

April 4, 2014: Williamsburg Modesty Committee Launched To Save Teenage Yeshiva Students From The Hell Caused By…Smartphones
Comments: 22 | Categories: Bans & Censorship , Haredim , Web/Tech
"Due to the fact that during bein ha-zemanim [the yeshiva vacation period that begins before Passover], the Satan is very active in spreading cellphones to bucherim [male teens], and through this he can destroy them for the rest of their...

April 4, 2014: Rockland County Haredi Yeshiva Students Get Free Childcare At Government Expense
Comments: 24 | Categories: Haredim , Religion
A free childcare program meant to help unemployed or marginally employed New York State parents find and keep decent jobs is being used by haredi yeshiva students to pay for their children’s childcare. Rockland County Haredi Yeshiva Students Get Free...

April 4, 2014: The Brooklyn DA, A Former US Attorney General, And OHEL
Comments: 3 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson spoke at OHEL's legislative breakfast this morning. What did he say about child sex abuse? And why did former US Attorney General Michael Mukasey abruptly cancel his headline appearance there? The Brooklyn DA And OHEL Shmarya...

April 3, 2014: Haredi Cult Children Returned To Cult After Parent’s Arrests
Comments: 0 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
An immigration lawyer representing the haredi Lev Tahor cult told CTV news today that about a dozen children briefly taken into custody by the Children’s Aid Society yesterday morning were released to their families late yesterday afternoon. Lev Tahor children...

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