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  • The Hasidism exchange, part 2: Integration is not the point

    By Shmuel Rosner

    4 days ago

    Joseph Berger has been a New York Times reporter, columnist, and editor for thirty years. He is the author of numerous books including Displaced Persons: Growing Up American After the Holocaust, which was a New York Times Notable Book; The World in a City: Traveling the Globe...

  • Pomegranate juice a vehicle for Hasidic help and healing

    January 8, 2015 | 9:22 am

    Get Rabbi Shulim Greenberg talking about the health benefits of pomegranate juice and he sounds like a homeopathic nutritionist — with a Yiddish accent.

    Every January, the Hasidic charity Greenberg runs obtains some 40,000 pounds of California pomegranates (donated by Pom...

  • No, Bono did not disguise himself as a Hasidic Jew

    December 5, 2014 | 1:31 pm

    Bono has dressed up in many styles throughout his career, from a classic leather-jacketed rock star to his Mr. Macphisto alter ego in the early ’90s.

    However, U2 guitarist The Edge recently gave the world a new outfit in which to imagine Bono: that of a Hasidic Jew.


  • Breaking with all black, some Chabad men pushing fashion boundaries

    May 7, 2013 | 11:04 am

    Yosel Tiefenbrun looked in the mirror and he liked what he saw.

    The 23-year-old Chabad rabbi and apprentice at Maurice Sedwell, a bespoke tailor's shop on London's Savile Row, was wearing a vintage double-breasted jacket with gold buttons, tasseled Barker shoes, a claret bow tie...