Art

People

Menachem Daum, filmmaker who built bridges between religious Jews and non-Jews, dies at 77

During his final months, Daum, known for his films “A Life Apart” and “Hiding and Seeking,” intensified what he called his “anti-anti-goyim crusade”

Theatre

Hasidic-born actors star in new Yiddish play about a former Hasid turned Christian missionary

With starring roles in “The Gospel According to Chaim,” actors Melissa Weisz and Sruli Rosenberg describe the Hasidic world as offering more leeway to pursue unconventional paths

Community

‘Your son is not accepted’: Yiddish rap song explores struggles faced by students rejected from Haredi schools

With over 14,000 views on YouTube in just a week, the subject seems to have struck a chord

Art

Haredi artists join multifaith exhibition

The artistic melting pot spanned sects and continents, presenting at churches and a Conservative Jewish seminary

People

Menachem Daum is a ‘Zayde at Risk’

The documentarian behind A Life Apart talks Woodstock, cemeteries, and changing Hasidic attitudes