I’m still so worried about Deborah Feldman, the young woman who fled the Satmar Hasidic community in Brooklyn with her small son in tow, and a flood of childhood memories, both horrifying and wonderful. She chronicled her turbulent early life in her first book, a surprise...
Tag: Satmar Chasidim
May 8, 2014 | 12:23 pm
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.