hasidic jews

Please don't get me wrong. I am not complaining. My introduction to Judaism was not a bad experience. On the contrary, it
LGBTQ+ kids in fundamentalist societies have secrets to keep from a young age. They feel different when everyone around them is supposed to be the same. They are often shy, insecure, and crave love, and have no one in whom to confide.
For the ladies of Perl, women-only concerts are a chance to rock out.
Hasidic Judaism embraces joy and spirituality, yearning and learning, powerful singing, but most individuals in these communities
Leah Lax's extraordinary new memoir is Uncovered: How I Left Hasidic Life and Finally Came Home. Lax, who is a lesbian, presents a rare and intimate account of a woman's life among the insular Hasidim, the Jewish ultra-orthodox, where she had an arranged marriage and raised many children.
"It was absolutely devastating," former Hasidic Jew Shulem Deen said.
Back home in Minnesota, the lakes are sparkling, and throngs of people will soon be flying around them on bikes. How do these go together under one God, the horrors of Auschwitz and the comfort of this time and place?
News about the ban sparked inquiries from the U.K.’s Equality and Human Rights Commission, as well as a strong condemnation
We believe that driving a vehicle is a high pressured activity where our values may be compromised by exposure to selfishness
All this unfolds against a backdrop of institutional Jewish indifference. The multimillion-dollar Jewish federations do nothing
As of Monday afternoon, the band has raised $5,359 of its $36,000 goal. The fundraiser ends on April 4. Shusterman and Wolf
The presence of such a large and densely packed community in suburban New York has caused tensions over the years. Kiryas
“There are these tunes upstairs that, at the right moment, are given to the downstairs. They’re all heavenly, and only at
The first time Lynn Davidman bit into a cheeseburger, she was worried for her life. “I was afraid some punishment by God
Other protesters asked the Jewish believers to use money instead of chickens during the ritual -- which is a common alternative
Dressed as their religion dictates, they set up their own equipment, they had no roadies, and from what I understand they couldn't play from sundown Friday to Saturdays because of the Sabbath.
In a kitchen in Mea She'arim, stands an unlikely group of people: a Christian from Texas, a Muslim Arab from the Mount of Olives, and a Christian Arab from Jerusalem. Even more unusual is that the group is learning how to bake Challah -- the special sweet bread baked for the Jewish Sabbath.
Attorneys for the businesses said they were still drafting language for the new signs. The controversial dress code-- which