Ruchie Freier

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


Roundup: Brooklyn rabbi sentenced, village of Airmont settled discrimination lawsuit, and more Haredi news this week

Shtetl News Roundup: Six interesting stories about the Haredi world this week


Ruchie Freier becomes first Hasidic woman nominated to New York State Supreme Court

The judge aims to show that Hasidic women can achieve their dreams and follow Jewish law