356 posts categorized "Turf Disputes"

July 30, 2015: Mamakating To Sue Bloomingburg Over Modern Orthodox Developer’s Hasidic Development
Comments: 15 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
The Town of Mamakating, New York decided Monday night to go to court if necessary to stop the adjoining Village of Bloomingburg from issuing certificates of occupancy for completed units in Modern Orthodox developer Shalom Lamm’s 396-unit high-density hasidic townhouse...

July 29, 2015: As Haredim Harass And Assault Non-Jewish Tourists At King David’s Tomb, Israel Police Fail To Act
Comments: 14 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion, Religion & State , Turf Disputes
In one incident, a tour guide escorting two tourists was shoved by a haredi man wielding a shtender (lectern). He also blocked the entrance to the prayer room as he screamed at the tourists. The visitors reportedly fled in terror....

July 17, 2015: Did Satmar Hasidim Bribe NY's Governor?
Comments: 20 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
A network of limited liability companies tied to a Kiryas Joel developer has given Governor Andrew Cuomo $250,000 in 2015, more than any other source. These donations were made less than a week after the governor vetoed a bill leaders...

July 17, 2015: Kiryas Joel Anti-Annexation Poster
Comments: 8 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
An anti-annexation poster/flyer scattered all over the Satmar hasidic Village of Kiryas Joel, New York last night, likely by village dissidents.

July 9, 2015: Governor Vetoes Bills That Would Have Made It Harder For Satmar Village To Annex Land, Angering Thousands Of Hudson Valley Activists
Comments: 23 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Editorials , Haredim , Religion, Religion & State , Turf Disputes
Two bills that likely would have led to the failure of the Satmar Village of Kiryas Joel’s proposed annexation of land from the adjoining town of Monroe in upstate New York were vetoed late Wednesday night by Governor Andrew Cuomo...

July 7, 2015: Controversial Hotheaded Attorney Finally Terminated By Scandal-Plagued Haredi-Controlled School Board
Comments: 12 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
The East Ramapo school board has finally done what it promised to do two years ago – terminate its relationship with the law firm headed by the hotheaded and obnoxious (and very expensive) Albert "Al" D'Agostino. Above: Albert "Al" D'Agostino...

July 6, 2015: Chabad Missionaries Doused With Paint In Kiryas Joel
Comments: 51 | Categories: Chabad , Haredim , Religion, Religion & State , Turf Disputes
Chabad hasidim trying to sell Chabad books from a table on the street opposite the main synagogue in the Satmar village of Kiryas Joel, New York were doused with paint – presumably by an angry Satmar hasid. Please click to...

June 29, 2015: Modern Orthodox Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Gets 5-Year Job Extension, But Not Because Haredi Chief Rabbis Wanted To Give It To Him
Comments: 0 | Categories: Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion, Religion & State , Turf Disputes , Women & Judaism
After Israel’s haredi-controlled Chief Rabbinate tried to strip him of his job, primarily over his moderate views on conversion and over his liberal views on women’s public roles in Orthodox religious life, Modern Orthodox Rabbi Shlomo Riskin’s tenure as chief...

June 26, 2015: NY State Schools Chancellor Merryl Tisch Calls On Haredi-Controlled School Board In Scandal-Plagued East Ramapo To Fire District’s School’s Superintendent
Comments: 12 | Categories: Haredim , Religion, Religion & State , Turf Disputes
“It’s time for the board of East Ramapo to stop living in this fantasy where the world doesn’t see them as being misguided in their treatment of these public school children, and do something to show…they are going to try...

June 21, 2015: Gur Hasid Ordered To Pay Compensation To Victim Of Vicious Hasidic Gang Assault
Comments: 8 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion, Religion & State , Turf Disputes
The beating was part of a chain of attacks and counter attacks over control of the Batei Warsaw houses in the Mea Shearim neighborhood of Jerusalem between Gur (which is widely viewed in the haredi world as being too close...

June 19, 2015: Kiryas Joel Dissidents Lash Out At Village Leadership Over Allegedly False Claims Of Anti-Semitism
Comments: 18 | Categories: Antisemitism , Haredim , Religion, Religion & State , Turf Disputes
In an ad published in the Times Herald-Record, dissidents in the Satmar hasidic Village of Kiryas Joel, New York lash out at village leaders claims that annexation opponents are driven by anti-Semitism. Please click to enlarge:

June 11, 2015: Bill Authorizing State Monitor For Scandal-Plagued Haredi-Controlled School District Passes State Assembly
Comments: 12 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
After a three-hour debate described as "heated," the New York State Assembly passed a bill that would see a state monitor with veto power put in place to provide fiscal and other oversight for the scandal-plagued haredi-controlled East Ramapo school...

June 10, 2015: Official Kiryas Joel Letter Warns Residents Not To Speak With Media Or Annexation Opponents Or Take Their 'Missionary' Literature
Comments: 11 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
"…The presence of the media and news agencies [at tonight's annexations hearing] is expected, therefore we ask everyone that no one should talk or give any statements to the press! Every extra word can only make things worse rather than...

June 9, 2015: Bill To Give County Veto Power Over Satmar Land Annexation Passes State Assembly
Comments: 23 | Categories: Haredim , Religion, Religion & State , Turf Disputes
Legislation that could end up scuttling plans by the Satmar hasidic village of Kiryas Joel to annex 507 acres of land from the adjoining the Town of Monroe passed the New York State Assembly today. Bill To Give County Veto...

June 5, 2015: Haredi-Controlled Scandal-Plagued School District Loses Appeal
Comments: 8 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
The haredi-controlled scandal-plagued East Ramapo public school district in Rockland County can’t challenge New York State’s ruling that the district had violated federal law in its dispute resolution process for disabled students, an appeals court ruled yesterday. Haredi-Controlled Scandal-Plagued School...

June 3, 2015: Haredi-Controlled School District Needs A State-Appointed Fiscal Monitor And Enhanced State Oversight, Head Of Board Of Regents Says
Comments: 14 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
"…When there is overwhelming evidence that a local school board has persistently failed to act in the best interests of its public school students, the state must act. The Legislature will adjourn on June 17, so time is running out.…"...

June 2, 2015: Haredim Again Try To Prevent Christians From Entering Complex That Houses King David’s Purported Tomb
Comments: 6 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Haredim , Israel , Religion, Religion & State , Turf Disputes
For the second day in a row, a group of haredi yeshiva students tried to block Greek Orthodox Christians from entering the compound that houses both the purported tomb of King David and the room where the Last Supper was...

June 1, 2015: At King David's Tomb, Israeli Police Illegally Allow Haredim To Limit Legally-Protected Christian Prayer
Comments: 6 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Haredim , Israel , Religion, Religion & State , Turf Disputes
Many Jews may find it distasteful that Christians are given (very restricted) access to pray at King David's purported tomb just outside the Old City of Jerusalem. But the religious status quo and Israeli law allows it. Yet rather than...

May 26, 2015: UPDATED – As Part Of Alleged Haredi Housing Scam, Haredim Told To Only Sell Homes To Jews
Comments: 22 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Religion, Religion & State , Turf Disputes
Yiddish email calls on Jews in Williamsburg, Brooklyn and surrounding areas to only sell apartments and homes to other Jews, not to non-Jews, which it refers to as the "uncircumcised." But what the email really reveals is a scam to...

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, Religion & State , 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, Religion & State , 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, Religion & State , 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, Religion & State , 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, Religion & State , 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, Religion & State , 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, Religion & State , 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, Religion & State , 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, Religion & State , 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...

----------------------

----------------------

FailedMessiah.com is a reader supported website.

Thank you for your generous support!

----------------------

----------------------

----------------------

Please Scroll Down Toward The Bottom Of This Page For More Search Options, For A List Of Recent Posts, And For Comments Rules

----------------------

Recent Posts

----------------------

FailedMessiah.com is a reader supported website. Please click the Donate button now to contribute.

Thank you for your generous support!

-------------------------

Comment Rules

  • 1. No anonymous comments.

    2. Use only one name or alias and stick with that.

    3. Do not use anyone else's name or alias.

    4. Do not sockpuppet.

    5. Try to argue using facts and logic.

    6. Do not lie.

    7. No name-calling, please.

    8. Do not post entire articles or long article excerpts.

    ***Violation of these rules may lead to the violator's comments being edited or his future comments being banned.***

Older Posts Complete Archives

Search FailedMessiah

----------------------

FailedMessiah.com is a reader supported website.

Thank you for your generous support!

----------------------

----------------------

FailedMessiah.com in the Media

RSS Feed