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Aug 6, 2017
“No longer in service”
May 3, 2015
“was so nice to finally meet Jacob”
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
267 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211-6216
+1 347-613-8793
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Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

Called the number in here and was told this company was no longer in service. Any knows of another company ?

Date of experience: August 2017
9  Thank Cesar F C
Reviewed May 3, 2015

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

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank abeweiss
Reviewed April 19, 2015

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

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank Amy R
Reviewed February 17, 2015

as a former member of the Satmar Hassidim, Jacob really knows what he talks about, I learnt a lot on the 3-hour tour. highly reocmmended

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank writer91
Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

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

Thank birn4952
Reviewed February 1, 2015

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!

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank Bbirnbaum
Reviewed January 4, 2015

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

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Vlatka J
Reviewed October 12, 2014

Excellent tour, Jacob is super-super knowledgable of Hasidism given his own personal background. I have been a few times in NY but never took such a tour and I can only recommend it!

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank RvMDl
Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank laureenatl
Reviewed October 8, 2014

Great tour. The tour guide is a talanted storyteller and a very friendly person .Terrific overview of complicated and unknown issues.I want to repeat it with my friends...

Date of experience: October 2014
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