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  • PUNK JEWS: Los Angeles Premiere 2/8

    By Tera Greene

    January 30, 2014 | 10:57 pm

    GET EXCITED!

    PUNK JEWS is finally premiering in Los Angeles!!!

    Let me just say that I am SO happy to be back in LA right now. The energy of Los Angeles is vibrant with Arts, Music, Film and media that is worth engaging with.  PUNK JEWS (Dir. Jesse Zook Mann) is a film that...

  • Brooklyn man charged in attack on rabbi who advocates for sex abuse victims

    December 13, 2012 | 11:00 am

    A Brooklyn fishmonger was arrested for throwing a cup of bleach in the face of a Chasidic rabbi who advocates for victims of sexual abuse in the haredi Orthodox community.

    Meilech Schnitzler, 36, of Williamsburg, turned himself in to police on Wednesday afternoon, the New York...

  • NY may close bus service that makes women sit in back

    By Aaron Wood

    October 21, 2011 | 9:45 am

    New York City authorities said they will shut down a city bus service run by Orthodox Jews if the group doesn’t stop making women sit at the back of the bus.

    The Private Transportation Corp, which operates the city’s public B110 bus under a franchise arrangement, has come under...

  • Religious zealots attack “immodest” Jerusalem shops

    October 19, 2011 | 5:46 pm

    A sign at the ice cream parlor may caution men and women not to lick cones in public, but the warning didn’t stop Jewish zealots vandalizing the shop in Jerusalem’s main ultra-Orthodox neighborhood.

    Other businesses in Mea Shearim, including a book store and dress shops, have been...

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  • Chasidic beatboxing keeps Matisyahu moving

    By Matthue Roth

    November 12, 2008 | 10:16 pm

    Matisyahu is in a delicate place right now.

    Not emotionally (although in conversation he is raw and perceptive -- he always seems to know what you're thinking, and he's two steps ahead of the question you're about to ask) and not physically (on the night we speak, he's in Norfolk,...

  • MUSIC VIDEO: Hassidic prayerful dancing

    January 17, 2008 | 10:16 pm

    Joyous prayerful singing a la Rav Shlomo Carlebach? Sure. Now how about some prayerful dancing!