hasidic

In God’s Image: B’tselem Elohim

Jewish texts teach that all humans are created in the image of God.

Haredim (Charedim), or Ultra-Orthodox Jews

You've seen the black hats and long dresses--but who are the people underneath?

Sarah Schenirer

The founder of the Bais Ya'akov educational movement brought a revolution in the status of women in Orthodox Judaism.

Himmel Signaln

A Hasidic Take on 9/11

The Crown Heights Riots

The outbreak of violence in 1991 was fueled by anti-Semitism.

The History of Jewish Dance

Jewish dance from the Bible to Hasidism.

Hava Nagila’s Long, Strange Trip

The unlikely history of a Hasidic melody.

Volozhyn

Home of a famous Lithuanian-style yeshiva.

Jewish Clothing

Garments for synagogue and, for some, all-day wear.

The Music of Shlomo Carlebach

Though not necessarily written for worship, neo-Hasidic melodies quickly found their way into the synagogue.