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Belz Hasidic Sect Will Introduce Secular Subjects In Schools

Rabbi Yissachar Dov Rokeach, the leader of the Belz Hasidic Sect, has approved a core curriculum of secular subjects to be implemented in the elementary schools. The core curriculum will include subjects such as math, science, Hebrew and English. The Belz education committee met with the national Education Ministry to create a proper curriculum model for grades 1-8, which […]

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These Orthodox Artists Are Making Statement Art

While some Orthodox Jewish artists are making traditional art as a form of decor, these artists are using their skills to create art that serves as commentary. Although art in and of itself can be a rare profession in the Orthodox Jewish world, there are hundreds of talented artists all over the world. Shoshana Golin-Cahn, Shifra […]

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What’s the Difference Between Hasidic vs. Orthodox Jews?

Dear Jew in the City- What’s the difference between Hasidic vs. Orthodox Jews? What about the Jews on Shtisel vs. Hasidic Jews? Thanks, Michael Dear Michael- Thanks for your question. As I’ve mentioned in the past, I haven’t seen (and have no plans to see) Shtisel, so I can’t address that. But I can address […]

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