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As someone who has left the Hasidic community and continues to be fascinated by how much nuance this insular community hides, I'm especially interested in literature that comes from insiders - and often, of course, they will have the bias...

This belongs to the genre of "internet warnings", among the ways in which the Hasidic community has been responding to access to the outside world through the internet. The number of posters alone is immense.   ...

This belongs to the genre of ways in which the Hasidic community has been responding to access to the outside world through the internet. The number of posters alone is immense. ...

This belongs to the genre of ways in which the Hasidic community has been responding to access to the outside world through the internet. The number of posters alone is immense. Text of poster: In this no one doubts!  That to take out...

A photo of a March 2017 poster asks people to notify the "Organization of Technology" if they have any information with regards to women (using the language "mothers") who have smartphones. ​Here's the announcement with translation: NOTICE As during these days the "Vaad...

In 1982 the New York Times ran a piece about a tour of the Hasidic Williamsburg by David M. Edelstein and Dr. George Kranzler, the author of books and research on the topic. Their depiction of Hasidic life is at...