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: Skverer rebbe to visit Poland, Shmira expands, and other Haredi news

The most notable Haredi news from the last two weeks


Roundup: NYC to reduce fraud in special education services, Mayor Adams mourns death of former Shmira leader, and other news

Shtetl News Roundup: The biggest news in the Haredi world this week, besides Tuesday’s election


Q&A: Founder of Shmira Public Safety assesses the impact of the Israel crisis on New York’s Haredi community

“If we can have swastikas at a protest in Times Square, then we should remember that the enemy is here too."


UJA-Federation of New York to fund Shomrim, controversial Haredi safety patrols

Two recipients, Boro Park Shomrim and Williamsburg Shomrim, have been criticized for vigilantism, corruption, and abuse cover-up