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Funerals

After the tragic collapse in Surfside, Florida of the Champlain Towers South condominium building, the community’s strong Orthodox Jewish contingent has been working nonstop to maintain traditional Jewish burial customs for the many Jewish victims. From through the period between death and burial known as aninut, the tahara, the ritual […]
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Over the last few weeks, I’ve answered question about the difference between Chasidim and Orthodox Jews, as well as on the women of Shtisel versus the women of Unorthodox. Last week’s questioner asked even more about Hasidic Jews and those on Shtisel. Here are some additional questions and their answers. […]
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A Hasidic Jew and a pastor walk into an ambulance. This is not the set up of a joke – this what life for Pastor William Richard Harrel Junior, of blessed memory, looked like for decades before he succumbed to Coronavirus several weeks ago. It was around 35 years ago […]
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