GRAND REBBE OF THE SATMARS PASSES AWAY

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Thousands of mourners crowd the streets of Williamsburg, Brooklyn outside Congregation Yetev Lev D'Satmar on April 24, 2006 for the funeral of the Grand Rebbe of the Satmar Hasidic sect, Rabbi Moses Teitelbaum, who passed away in Mount Sinai Hospital at the age of 91. Rabbi Teitelbaum had been treated for spinal cancer and other health problems. The spiritual leader's followers numbered over 100,000, most of whom live in Williamsburg, Brooklyn and Kiryas Joel, 45 miles from NYC.  (© Richard B. Levine)
Thousands of mourners crowd the streets of Williamsburg, Brooklyn outside Congregation Yetev Lev D'Satmar on April 24, 2006 for the funeral of the Grand Rebbe of the Satmar Hasidic sect, Rabbi Moses Teitelbaum, who passed away in Mount Sinai Hospital at the age of 91. Rabbi Teitelbaum had been treated for spinal cancer and other health problems. The spiritual leader's followers numbered over 100,000, most of whom live in Williamsburg, Brooklyn and Kiryas Joel, 45 miles from NYC. (©...
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