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Hasidic Williamsburg Tour offers a 3-hour guided walking tour of the most pious urban Jewish neighborhood in America: Hasidic Williamsburg. Learn everything about this community: schools (cheder), arranged marriages, black and white dress, and more...more
I grew up in this town, but I wanted my girlfriend to see this town and this lifestyle, Jacob was very thorough and explained the history of this town, also a lot of very interesting facts on the origin of some of the older mansions,...More
For anyone interested in learning about the insulated, isolated culture of the Satmars and other ultra Orthodox Jewish sects, this is THE tour! Jacob is extremely knowledgeable and insightful about these insular, isolated groups. He lived the life before eventually leaving to live as a...More
Jacob is incredibly knowledgable, articulate and interesting. The tour lasted 3 hours, circled through Williamsburg and visited restaurants, bookstores and food shops. Jacob discussed the history, culture and current status of Hasidic culture. As a former member of the Hasidic world, he knows the world...More
We had such a wonderful experience exploring Williamsburg with Jacob. He was extremely knowledgable, engaging and offered such an interesting perspective on life in the Hasidic community. We learned so much and genuinely enjoyed our time with him. I highly recommend this tour!
Absolutely loved it--- I would recommend it to everyone! The tour was very informative and interesting. Jacob is very knowledgable, he answered all sorts of questions our group had, ranging from the history of the community to minute details about their customs and daily life....More
I took this tour because I want to understand this enigmatic community on a deeper, more authentic level. Jacob is a skilled and personable facilitator and is the perfect person to connect visitors with the history of the Hasidic movement while providing insight on Hasids...More