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Hasidic Community

  1. reasons to love new york
    I Grew Up Hasidic and Trans. Here’s How I Found a New Community.“It’s like being an immigrant in your own country. You don’t know the language, the culture, anything.”
  2. Signs in Hasidic Brooklyn Suggest Dressing Modestly; Women Not Having ItCover up for Israel. 
  3. Not All of Hasidic Brooklyn Hates BikesHasidim for Bikes wants in on Citi Bike.
  4. Brooklyn Hit-and-Run Baby Didn’t Make It [Updated]The child, whose parents were killed in the crash, died overnight in the hospital.
  5. Hasidic Leader Sentenced to 103 Years for Sex AbuseBrooklyn’s Nechemya Weberman was convicted of 59 counts last month.
  6. Rabbi Had Accused Alleged Bleach-Thrower’s Father of Sexual AbuseThe suspect turned himself in.
  7. Rabbi Who Supports Sex-Abuse Victims Doused With BleachThe day after a Hasidic counselor’s sexual assault conviction.
  8. Hasidic Counselor Found Guilty of Sexual Abuse in BrooklynNechemya Weberman was convicted of 59 counts.
  9. Intimidation of Orthodox Jewish Teen Continues at Sexual Abuse TrialFour men were detained for taking pictures of her testimony.
  10. Warring Williamsburg Residents Have More in Common Than They ThinkNo respect for midtown fashion statements. 
  11. Charges Dropped in Orthodox Jewish Brooklyn Rape CaseIt’s another tough spot for Brooklyn D.A. Charles Hynes.
  12. Ultra-Orthodox Jews Accused of Intimidating Victim in Sex Abuse CaseBrooklyn D.A. wants to prove he’s tough on sex crimes.
  13. Hasidic Williamsburg Not Into Bike-Share ProgramBlame the naked women.
  14. The Brooklyn D.A.’s Office Is Having a Terrible DayBecause of bad press for punching cops and going easy on a kidnapper.
  15. Brooklyn D.A. Wants to Make Rabbis Report Sexual AbuseHynes shifts his stance on abuse among ultra–Orthodox Jews.
  16. Ultra-Orthodox Internet Rally Streamed OnlineThe evils of the Internet can be controlled, apparently.
  17. crimes and misdemeanors
    Ultra-Orthodox Jews Still Have a Sex-Crime ProblemAnd Brooklyn D.A. Charles Hynes is still facing criticism.
  18. crimes and misdemeanors
    Brooklyn D.A. Refusing to Identify Orthodox Jews Charged With Sex CrimesHe’s citing the “very tight-knit and insular” nature of the community.
  19. It’s ‘Hasids vs. Hotties’ in South WilliamsburgBrooklyn’s Hasidic community is being bombarded with images of female flesh!