When I graduated high school, I went to seminary just like everyone else. I participated in choir, drama, chesed programs, and more. The Satmar Rebbe, Yoel Teitelbaum, famously gave emotional, tear-jerking speeches against married women growing their own hair. I was your regular out-of-town Bais Yaakov girl. I learned a …

The wedding, held in South Williamsburg at a venue that also houses a religious school, was one of several large Hasidic weddings in recent days, said Mordy Getz, a … Rosen had to condense the Satmar wedding ceremony, which can last for many hours, into a few minutes of screen time, and weighed in on placement of guests in the wedding hall. The Wedding Night Nightmare by Anonymous. Just like everyone else, or so I thought. The community Esty is from in Unorthodox is a Satmar community, along the strictest of Hasidim, so it makes sense that her head was shaved when she was married. As a Hasidic woman of the Satmar sect, I was expected to shave my head, down to a stubble, the morning after my wedding -- and to maintain that length for … At an Orthodox Jewish wedding in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, the girls dance in the women-only section. Hasidic men also have restrictions about their hair and distinct head coverings.