February 22, 2024
Yarmulke-wearing NYPD inspector Richie Taylor promoted to deputy chief
February 6, 2024
Spirited rally for an agunah in Kiryas Joel, despite gawkers, jeers, and egg throwers
Protesting on behalf of Malky Berkowitz, a diverse group chanted “give a get” and “let Malky go,” facing a sometimes hostile crowd
January 3, 2024
Orthodox passengers asked to leave JetBlue flight after seat switch
After an elderly man asked a fellow passenger to switch seats “for religious purposes,” the group was told to deplane because “changing seats is a violation”
December 28, 2023
Hasidic influencer Shloime Zionce gets both hate and cheers for promoting Jewish pride with a fighting spirit
Wearing a sweater showing an arm wrapped in tefillin and a raised fist, the self-described bridge-builder promoted his new line of clothes, with images of Jewish ritual objects fused with militaristic themes
November 24, 2023
After attacks in Israel, Matisyahu ponders a return to wearing a beard and yarmulke
Oct. 7 attacks “just smacked me in the face” and his ‘pintele Yid’ was awakened, the musician said, as he reconsidered an outward expression of his Jewish identity
July 19, 2023
Judge rejects request by former Shomrim leader to postpone trial until after the Three "unlucky" Weeks
Lawyers in a recent criminal case requested to delay the trial till after the Three Weeks, but the judge was unaware of its significance
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