Mike Lawler

Skver

Skverer rebbetzin, Chaya Chana Twersky, wife of Skverer rebbe of New Square, dies at age 81

A scion of numerous Hasidic dynasties, her funeral on Sunday drew thousands from across New York State and beyond

Haredi Life

Year end reflections on Shtetl’s first ten months of reporting: the top issues of 2023

With the intimate familiarity of insiders but free from the usual top-down oversight of Haredi media, we reported on everything from the Satmar rebbe's bragging about deceiving legislators to Agudah's efforts to keep the Times from winning a Pulitzer

Antisemitism

‘Satmar Hasidic Jews are certainly not antisemitic’: Nadler invokes Haredi anti-Zionism on floor of Congress

Several congressmen with Haredi constituents opposed a GOP-sponsored resolution that declares all expressions of anti-Zionism to be antisemitic, noting that many Haredim are themselves anti-Zionist

Israel

Orthodox residents of Rockland gather with congressman Mike Lawler in show of support for Israel

A spirited group of several hundred waved US and Israeli flags, prayed, sang, and chanted slogans at a rally followed by a town hall meeting