337 posts categorized "Turf Disputes"

May 17, 2015: Satmar Aaron Faction Equates NY State Lawmaker With Hitler, Satmar PR Flack Yossi Gestetner Agrees
Comments: 28 | Categories: Antisemitism , Bigotry & Racism , Haredim , Religion , Turf Disputes
"Pharaoh, Haman, Hitler, etc. Didn't succeed in curbing growth of Jews so will Assemblyman @KarlBrabenec not succeed…" Above: Yossi Gestetner On Twitter, Satmar Headquarters (@HQSatmar), a quasi-official Satmar Twitter news feed, equated New York State Assemblyman Karl Brabenec to Hitler,...

May 13, 2015: Modern Orthodox Developer's Outlandish Lawsuits Causing Local Town Officials To Quit Government
Comments: 14 | Categories: Antisemitism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Religion , Turf Disputes
“[Town boards members] are quitting on us in droves. We have pretty much lost half of our boards over the last year — the planning board, town board, zoning board and ethics board — and we are having trouble filling...

April 30, 2015: Video: Hasidic Lawmaker Aaron Wieder Lashes Out
Comments: 4 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Religion , Turf Disputes
Aaron Wieder again implies it is anti-Semitism and bias – not years of haredi mismanagement of East Ramapo's school district, repeated violations of New York State open meetings laws, abuse of public school parents and activists by the haredi-controlled school...

April 29, 2015: Resolution To Support State Bills Calling For Oversight Of Scandal-Plagued Haredi-Controlled School Board Dies In Committee, Despite Wide County Legislature Support
Comments: 14 | Categories: Haredim , Religion , Turf Disputes
Despite having overwhelming support from members of the Rockland County, New York legislature, a resolution expressing support for a state bill (Senate Bill 3821 and Assembly Bill 5355) to appoint a formal state fiscal monitor to oversee the scandal-plagued haredi-controlled...

April 28, 2015: Audio: East Ramapo Schools Oversight Protest In Albany
Comments: 10 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Religion , Turf Disputes
There was a protest in Albany, New York today demanding New York State oversight of the scandal-plagued haredi-controlled East Ramapo school district. Here's audio. Above: file photo of a protest at an East Ramapo school board meeting in 2013 Please...

April 26, 2015: Jews Obligated To Support Putin And Keep Him In Power, Top Chabad Rabbi Claims
Comments: 68 | Categories: Chabad , Current Affairs , Turf Disputes
Rabbi Alexander Boroda, the head of Chabad’s Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia, warned Friday that Jews would be endangered if Russian President Vladimir Putin, who has favored Chabad over other Jewish groups in Russia – allegedly in exchange for...

April 22, 2015: Near-Riot In Beit Shemesh Between Haredim And Opponents Over Memorial Day Ceremony
Comments: 18 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
A public Yom Hazikoron (Memorial Day) ceremony today in Beit Shemesh was disrupted by haredim, leading to violence. Near-Riot In Beit Shemesh Between Haredim And Opponents Over Memorial Day Ceremony Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com A public Yom Hazikoron (Memorial Day)...

April 19, 2015: Video: Newly-Elected Hasidic Village Trustee Refuses To Answer Questions On His Alleged Voter Fraud
Comments: 23 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
Newly-elected village of Bloomingburg, New York trustee Aaron Tzvi Rabiner refuses to spell his name or admit whether he used a Monroe, New York address as his personal residence for a state corporation filing in October – months after he...

April 15, 2015: Lower East Side Nursing Home And Synagogue, Now Run By Gerrer Hasid Who Allegedly Seeks To Loot It, Locks Out Long Time Worshipers
Comments: 5 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
"As I’m sure everyone is aware, those of us who daven at the nursing home were prevented from entering the building. A Court Order was obtained this afternoon directing the nursing home not to interfere with anyone who wants to...

April 14, 2015: Modern Orthodox Developer Shalom Lamm, Others Sued Over Alleged Racketeering
Comments: 12 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
In a federal lawsuit filed today, two Hudson Valley communities argue that Shalom Lamm, a real estate developer seeking to take control of local government for his personal benefit, has engaged in racketeering activity consisting of repeated instances of deception,...

April 12, 2015: Rockland County Executive Encourages Anti-Semitism, Haredi Rabbi Says
Comments: 21 | Categories: Antisemitism , Bad Spin , Bigotry & Racism , Haredim , Turf Disputes
A haredi group headed by a purported anti-abuse activist is accusing Rockland County Executive Ed Day of “encourag[ing] anti-Semitism. Above: Ed Day Rockland County Executive Encourages Anti-Semitism, Haredi Rabbi Says Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com A haredi group headed by a...

April 8, 2015: New Kiryas Joel PR Mailing Makes It Seem If Noted Folk Singer Pete Seeger Endorses Satmar Village
Comments: 15 | Categories: Bad Spin , Haredim , Turf Disputes
The Satmar hasidic village of Kirays Joel, New York has long history of violations of EPA regulations and is widely considered by its non-hasidic neighbors to be a terrible neighbor. To overcome its horrible (and well-deserved) reputation as it tries...

April 8, 2015: Hasidic Family's Lack Of Respect For Rockland County 9-11 Memorial Sparks Outrage
Comments: 36 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
"…The ethnic or religious makeup of the family in question is not what matters here. What matters, and what I would ask everyone to focus on, is the desecration of this sacred site. I have reached out to Sheriff Falco...

April 8, 2015: Over-Broad Subpoenas Issued By Slippery Modern Orthodox Developer’s Supporters Blocked By Federal Judge
Comments: 9 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
Modern Orthodox developer Shalom Lamm’s supporters wanted to go fishing for “anti-Semitic” and “anti-hasidic” private correspondence between opponents of Lamm’s controversial – and some say, illegal – Chestnut Ridge development in the tiny 420-person village of Bloomingburg, New York in...

April 3, 2015: Hasidic Pol Denies Narrating Offensive “The Jew In Rockland County” Video – Despite The Fact That His Voice Seems To Be Clearly Heard Narrating It
Comments: 7 | Categories: Bad Spin , Haredim , Turf Disputes
After a large outcry from Rockland County residents of all religions, the majority leader of the Rockland County Legislature, Aron Wieder, now claims it is not his voice narrating the hateful video, The Jew in Rockland County, which was released...

April 2, 2015: Attempt To Block Modern Orthodox Developer Shalom Lamm’s Bloomingburg Development Fails First Appeal
Comments: 9 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
Opponents of Modern Orthodox developer Shalom Lamm have failed in their latest legal challenge meant to stop Lamm’s deceptive high density 396-unit townhouse development in Bloomingburg, New York. The development is marketed as a hasidic shtetl, but the land annexation...

March 31, 2015: Town of Mamakating and Village of Bloomingburg Officials Call for State’s Legal Response to Repeated Voter Fraud
Comments: 13 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
"As the Town of Mamakating and the Village of Bloomingburg continue to call for integrity in the local voting process and prosecution for voting fraud that has become systemic, the two are now calling for New York Attorney General Eric...

March 30, 2015: Hasidic Candidate Aaron Tzvi Rabiner Wins Bloomingburg Election By 9 Votes – But Was It Legal?
Comments: 8 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Religion , Turf Disputes
Modern Orthodox developer Shalom Lamm's hasidic candidate Aaron Tzvi Rabiner won the Board of Trustees election in tiny 420-person Bloomingburg, New York by 9 votes – but only after the county's board of elections changed its own ruling without informing...

March 29, 2015: Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim's $100 Million Lawsuit Against Ramapo NY Villages Thrown Out Of Court
Comments: 5 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
For more than ten years, Mosdos Chofetz Chaim has pursued a policy of filing what many claim are largely frivolous lawsuits and related legal actions against the villages of Pomona, Chestnut Ridge, Wesley Hills, and Montebello, all located in Ramapo,...

March 26, 2015: Video: Yossi Gestetner Interviewed About Grotesque Video Smearing Opponents Of Haredi Community In Rockland County
Comments: 14 | Categories: Antisemitism , Bigotry & Racism , Haredim , Religion , Turf Disputes
Satmar hasidic PR hack Yossi Gestetner's Orthodox Jewish Public Affairs Council (OJPAC) has released a disgusting video that smears opponents of the haredi community as anti-Semites and potential terrorists without ever once mentioning the very real misbehavior of many haredim....

March 26, 2015: Votes Opened; Hasidic Candidate Now Leads By 9
Comments: 12 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
“The question is whether we have a tainted election with a large number of people who shouldn’t have voted.” Above: Aaron Tzvi Rabiner Votes Opened; Hasidic Candidate Now Leads By 9 Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com 23 of the 41 sealed...

March 25, 2015: Planning Board Gives Green Light For Bloomingburg Satmar Girls School
Comments: 4 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Religion , Turf Disputes
Modern Orthodox Developer Shalom Lamm’s proposed Satmar hasidic girls school was was finally approved by the Town of Mamakating, New York’s Planning Board Tuesday night, after which the spokesman for Lamm and the hasidic community Michael Fragin lashed out at...

March 25, 2015: Non-Hasidic Bloomingburg Residents And Neighboring Elected Officials Demand DA Investigate Alleged Hasidic Voter Misconduct
Comments: 14 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
Residents of a tiny 420-person village in the Catskill Mountains in New York State are demanding that Sullivan County District Attorney James Farrell investigate the Sullivan County Board of Elections. The outraged Bloomingburg residents and elected officials from the adjoining...

March 24, 2015: After Long Fight, Disputed Secular School Building Given To Haredim
Comments: 31 | Categories: Haredim , Israel , Religion , Turf Disputes
The school had been divided earlier in the school year, with roughly half remaining a secular school and half becoming a haredi girls school. But the manner in which that division took place – including city workers erecting makeshift walls...

March 23, 2015: A Grotesque Smear: Rockland County Haredi PR Video Plays Holocaust Card, Equates The Situation Of Haredim In Rockland To Paris Terror Attacks
Comments: 29 | Categories: Bad Spin , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
Satmar hasidic PR hack Yossi Gestetner's Orthodox Jewish Public Affairs Council (OJPAC) has released a disgusting video that smears opponents of the haredi community as anti-Semites and potential terrorists without ever once mentioning the very real misbehavior of many haredim....

March 22, 2015: Support State Fiscal Monitor For Scandal-Plagued Haredi-Controlled School District, County Executive Says
Comments: 1 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
…Gov. Andrew Cuomo last year appointed Hank Greenberg, a former federal prosecutor, to assess the East Ramapo school board's conduct and fiscal management. He found that board members had shown favoritism to the Orthodox Jewish students who attend private schools...

March 19, 2015: Video: Aron Tzvi "Aaron" Rabiner Talks About His Bloomingburg Election Win
Comments: 13 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
Aron Tzvi "Aaron" Rabiner talks about his (as yet unofficial) election victory Wednesday. Rabiner is the first hasidic person to hold a seat on the tiny village of Bloomingburg, New York's village board. Hasidim and Modern Orthodox developer Shalom Lamm...

March 18, 2015: Video: Hasidic Candidate For Bloomingburg Village Board Has Reportedly Won By A Two Vote Margin
Comments: 24 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
Aron Tzvi "Aaron" Rabiner is the hasidic candidate in today's election for the village board of Bloomingburg, New York, the tiny 420-person village in the Catskills that had the misfortune to have a stealth front man for Modern Orthodox developer...

March 16, 2015: An Open Letter To The Citizens Of The Satmar Hasidic Village Of Kiryas Joel
Comments: 33 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
"…Let's face it, the community of Kiryas Joel is a massive financial leech on Monroe, on Orange County, and on New York State. You trade votes for favors with corrupt politicians as a means of furthering your cultural goals. And...

March 13, 2015: Satmar Hasidic Village Of Kiryas Joel Sends Out New PR Mailing Touting Its High Density Housing As A Boon For The Environment – Which It Clearly Is Not
Comments: 11 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
The Satmar hasidic Village of Kiryas Joel, New York issued a new PR mailing this week that claims Kiryas Joel is avoiding urban sprawl by building high density housing – the same high density housing neighbors oppose because it destroys...

March 10, 2015: Opponents Sue NY State Over Kiryas Joel Annexation
Comments: 3 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
Opponents of an annexation petition to move 507 acres from the Town of Monroe into the Satmar hasidic Village of Kiryas Joel are suing the State of New York for appointing Kiryas Joel lead agency for the proposed annexation's environmental...

March 10, 2015: Hasidim, Lamm, Sue Sullivan County Over Alleged Voter Discrimination
Comments: 13 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
Modern Orthodox developer Shalom Lamm and a group of Satmar hasidim are suing the Sullivan County Board of Elections over alleged discrimination – even though some of these same hasidim and Lamm were caught attempting to commit what many call...

March 4, 2015: Satmar Hasidic Village Holds Public Hearing In Middle Of Dangerous Snowstorm, Shutting Out Many Opponents
Comments: 3 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
County Executive Steve Neuhaus issued a statement before the hearing calling on Kiryas Joel to reschedule it for the safety of the public. Kiryas Joel’s leaders ignored him. Satmar Hasidic Village Holds Public Hearing In Middle Of Dangerous Snowstorm, Shutting...

March 3, 2015: Right-Wing Activist Banned From Temple Mount By Police Unjustly, Court Finds; Orders State To Pay $126,000 In Damages
Comments: 2 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion , Turf Disputes
Judge Malka Aviv of the Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court ordered the State of Israel to pay Temple Mount activist Rabbi Yehuda Glick 500,000 shekels (about $126,000) for banning him from the Temple Mount from 2011-2013. She also awarded Glick 150,000 shekels...

February 26, 2015: Beit Shemesh Moderates Fight Back Against Extreme Haredi Modesty Rules
Comments: 17 | Categories: Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion , Turf Disputes , Women & Judaism
The group took out advertisements in the local papers and launched a Facebook campaign in both English and Hebrew, all centering around an image of an ultra-Orthodox woman sitting with her young daughter looking through a magazine. The girl in...

February 19, 2015: An "Enormous" Day For East Ramapo, Pro-Public Schools Group Says
Comments: 4 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Religion , Turf Disputes
"Today was simply an ENORMOUS day for East Ramapo children and families. Our local lawmakers, Ellen Jaffee, Ken Zebrowski and David Carlucci, delivered big time with an oversight bill (Assembly Bill 5355, Senate Bill 3821) that would create the strong...

February 18, 2015: Bill Appointing State Monitor For Scandal-Plagued Haredi-Controlled School District Introduced In NYS Assembly
Comments: 7 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
A bill to appoint a State Monitor to the troubled East Ramapo Central School District has now been brought before the New York State Assembly. This legislation follows the recommendations made by Fiscal Monitor, Hank Greenberg, to impose strong oversight...

February 16, 2015: Head Of Chabad Front Group Again Calls To Arm Europe's Jews
Comments: 21 | Categories: Chabad , Media & Media Criticism , Religion , Terrorism , Turf Disputes
Rabbi Menachem Margolin wants European countries to make an exception to gun control laws and allow Jews to arm themselves – a call many actual European Jewish leaders strongly oppose. Above: Rabbi Menachem Margolin Newsweek has a pretty awful report...

February 15, 2015: Intifooda: Kosher Food-Cart Vendor Says He‘s Blocked By ‘Halal Mafia’ In NYC
Comments: 11 | Categories: Antisemitism , Haredim , Kosher Business? , Kosher Scandal , Religion , Turf Disputes
“Why doesn’t he go to 47th Street?” Mossad shouted, referring to the Hasidim-heavy Diamond District. “He’s just coming to this particular spot, and he wants to grab it from me — and kill me, actually. Kill my business.” The food...

February 12, 2015: Government, City Of Beit Shemesh Put Up Modesty Fence To Wall Off “Immodest” Little Children In Playground And Protect Haredim From Temptation
Comments: 18 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Israel , Turf Disputes
The sight of children in a public playground is too “immodest” for haredi eyes to see. So haredim covered the playground walkways with tar, removed benches (so men and women would not be able to sit next to each other),...

February 5, 2015: A Vote Of No Confidence In Scandal-Plagued Haredi-Dominated East Ramapo Schools Administration
Comments: 9 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
"Make no mistake about this. The defeat of this $40 million dollar bond was a resounding no-confidence vote against Superintendent Joel Klein and School Board President Yehuda Weissmandl.…" Above: Yehuda Weissmandl Robert I. Rhodes, Chairman of Preserve Ramapo, writes: Resounding...

February 4, 2015: Voters Say No To $40 Million Bond Proposal Of Troubled Haredi-Controlled School District
Comments: 12 | Categories: Haredim , Religion , Turf Disputes
The bond proposal was likely defeated because many haredim oppose spending money on schools they don’t use, while many activists working to save the public schools opposed the bond because they feared the haredi-dominated school board would misuse the money....

February 3, 2015: Citizens Group To Take Legal Action Against NY State Over Satmar Control Of Controversial Land Annexation
Comments: 7 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
The citizens group United Monroe is preparing to take legal action against New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation after the DEC gave lead agency status in the proposed annexation of 507 acres from the Town of Monroe to the...

February 3, 2015: In Scandal-Plagued Haredi-Controlled NY School District, Public School Parents Worry That Haredi Support For $40 Million Bonding Bill Is The Basis For Another Fraud, Not For Safer Schools For Their Children
Comments: 9 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Religion , Turf Disputes
In 2010, two schools in the haredi-controlled scandal plagued East Ramapo (New York) School District needed no repairs to their physical plants: Hillcrest and Colton. Bot of those schools were closed by the haredi-controlled board under false pretenses and sold...

February 1, 2015: Blood Flows, 10 Yeshiva Students Allegedly Stabbed During New Rioting In Poneviz Yeshiva
Comments: 43 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Turf Disputes
Riots broke out again tonight between rival factions in non-hasidic haredi Judaism's second largest yeshiva, Poneviz (Ponevitch; Ponevizh) in Bnei Brak. There were allegedly several injuries and police swat teams flooded the yeshiva along with emergency medical responders. 10 yeshiva...

January 30, 2015: Chabad Buries Donor On Its Property And Then Mortgages The Property And Loses It – And The Grave – In Foreclosure
Comments: 20 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Turf Disputes
Chabad of California took money from a major donor to buy a historic scenic mountain retreat, with the condition that Chabad would bury the man on the site when he died. Chabad complied, but shortly after the man died, Chabad...

January 29, 2015: More Rioting In Poneviz Yeshiva
Comments: 17 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion , Turf Disputes
The nearly decade-long succession battle for control of the Israel’s second largest non-hasidic Ashkenazi haredi yeshiva got even more heated tonight. More Rioting In Poneviz Yeshiva Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com The nearly decade-long succession battle for control of the Israel’s...

January 29, 2015: Police Raid Major Haredi Yeshiva In Middle Of The Night, Make Wave Of Arrests
Comments: 8 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion , Turf Disputes
Israel Police raided the Poneviz (Ponivitch) Yeshiva in Bnei Brak in the middle of the night and made a wave of arrests and detentions. Police Raid Major Haredi Yeshiva In Middle Of The Night, Make Wave Of Arrests Shmarya Rosenberg...

January 20, 2015: Community Groups Press NYC Mayor Over Satmar Hasidic Housing Discrimination Against Blacks And Latinos
Comments: 26 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
More than 40 community activist groups say the hasidic developers are reserving apartments for fellow hasidim and excluding non-Jews – especially Latinos and Blacks. Above: The Williamsburg Satmar Rebbe Rabbi Zalman Teitelbaum Community Groups Press NYC Mayor Over Satmar Hasidic...

January 17, 2015: Associate Of Shalom Lamm Allegedly Physically Attacks Lamm Opponent
Comments: 15 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
Shalom Lamm’s former front man Duane Roe Jr. is in trouble with the law after attacking an opponent of Lamm's controversial high-density hasidic townhouse development in tiny Bloomingburg, New York. Associate Of Shalom Lamm Allegedly Physically Attacks Lamm Opponent Shmarya...

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