In late August of 2015, guitarist Yosi Piamenta, whose ambition was to expose the lively and infectious music he made at celebrations of his Brooklyn Lubavitcher Hasidic community to a wider audience, died after a long illness. 534 more words
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Oh, this week was tough for the Scourge given the plethora of religious insanities committed. Yet since it’s Easter (named after a Germanic goddess of fertility and spring, but whatever) it seems only right that we focus first on the Jews and then the Christians. 1,514 more words
MONTREAL – The borough of Outremont passed a controversial bylaw Monday night that bans the building of new places of worship on Bernard and Laurier avenues. 238 more words
(JTA) — A group of Hasidic Jews surrounded and tackled a man screaming epithets outside an Australian synagogue.
Police charged the man, who was said to be intoxicated, with one count of theft, one count of criminal damage and two counts of assault after the incident outside the Adass Israel Synagogue in Melbourne on Thursday. 67 more words