Where the Dutch queen approached the Munkatsher rebbe for a blessing.
An example of Sephardi-Ashkenazi synthesis?
Lag ba-Omer and a German Jew’s path to a once-neglected subject.
While a comedy does the same to Israel.
The Nigun Quartet.
American Pickle and Young Rechnitz
Faith is what you struggle with when you do not have the crutch of easy graving.
In the mega-shtetl of Berdichev.
Past and present fused uncannily in the rabbis’ thoughts.
When Satmar met Bible criticism.
After ignoring violence against Jews, Bill de Blasio blames them for his own public-health failings.
“Get the Ḥasidim!”
Ḥasidic women were patrons, pilgrims, and keepers of traditions.