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  • Satmar Fight Underlines Its Assimilation

    By David N. Myers

    May 11, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    The death of Rabbi Moses Teitelbaum, spiritual leader of the Satmar Chasidic sect, marks more than the passing of a revered Torah sage. It also signals the conclusive passage of his community from Europe to America, a process that first began nearly 60 years ago.

    The movement's...