Chasidim

Dov Charney Ousted for 'Alleged Misconduct'

American Apparel founder pushes one controversy too far.

06/19/2014
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The racy clothing retailer American Apparel has finally ousted controvertial founder, Dov Charney after an ongoing investigation into "alleged misconduct."

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A Teacher’s Magic

Rabbi Baruch Pollack’s 60 years in first grade.

05/24/2011
Associate Editor

In some academic cultures, the best and ambitious rise to the top. They become principals, provosts, deans and professors.

Rabbi Baruch Pollack, at 83, still a teacher, still a jokester, still a magician. Michael Datikash

Cuomo Meets With Chasidic Leaders

10/04/2010
Assistant Managing Editor

Democratic candidate for governor Andrew Cuomo said Sunday that he and his father always had warm ties with the chasidic community and he hoped to “take it to another level” if he is elected next month.

“We have a special relationship that goes back many years,” the attorney general and son of three-term governor Mario Cuomo said during meetings with prominent chasidic leaders in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, as seen on a YouTube video of the meetings.

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