277 posts categorized "Turf Disputes"

December 19, 2014: Sefardi Haredi Pol Gets Death Threats After Leaving Shas To Form New Political Party
Comments: 1 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion , Sefardim , Turf Disputes
Former Shas Party leader and Member of Knesset Eli Yishai has been receiving death threats, and so far one Shas supporter has been arrested. Above: Eli Yishai Sefardi Haredi Pol Gets Death Threats After Leaving Shas To Form New Political...

December 9, 2014: Video: Rockland County Hasidic Lawmaker Says A State Fiscal Monitor For Scandal Plagued School District Would “Invalidate” Voting Rights
Comments: 10 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
In another misrepresentation of how a democracy is supposed to work, Aaron Weider, a Rockland County lawmaker prominent in the haredi community there, says that if the state appoints a fiscal monitor with veto power over school district spending, that...

December 4, 2014: Bobov Succession War Continues
Comments: 13 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Turf Disputes
An Israeli court has just ruled today that an Israeli beit headed by Rabbi Avrohom Dov Levin could have taken bribes to rule in favor of Bobov 45, the faction that lost the American beit din ruling and immediately accused...

December 4, 2014: The Haredi-Controlled East Ramapo Central School District's Response To Critical Report By NY State's Special Fiscal Monitor
Comments: 10 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
Last week, the special fiscal monitor appointed by New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo issued a very critical 61-page report on abuses and likely illegal conduct by the East Ramapo Central School District and its haredi-controlled board. Here is the...

December 1, 2014: Will A Tiny New York State Village Be Dissolved? So Far, The Yes Votes Are Leading
Comments: 18 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Religion , Turf Disputes
Voters supporting the dissolution of the tiny upstate New York Village of Bloomingburg, which would be folded into the adjoining into the Town of Mamakating if the vote is successful, have a 46-vote lead in the vote tally after the...

December 1, 2014: Fistfight In Haredi Synagogue In Beit Shemesh
Comments: 25 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Turf Disputes
A haredi rebel faction follower, angered by an invitation to a shalom zachar from a member of the mainstream haredi faction, ripped up the invitation and when the mainstream member complained, the rebel faction member reportedly punched him twice, knocking...

November 29, 2014: Blanket Indemnification Of Haredi East Ramapo School Board Members Illegal, State Rules
Comments: 20 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
While the results of an appeal to New York State Education Commissioner John B. King are mixed, with many decisions having to be put on hold until after federal and state criminal and civil investigations are completed, blanket indemnification of...

November 27, 2014: Controversial Heavily Haredi Neighborhood Forum Denied Planning Rights
Comments: 1 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
Some developers in the haredi community have at times “adopted an attitude to existing planning rules that have caused friction with their neighbours.…There are numerous examples of over-development including the complete in-fill of back gardens and the development of loft...

November 24, 2014: Controversial Haredi Rabbi Allegedly Says That Jerusalem Terror Attack Happened Because Of Corrupt Bobov Beit Din Rabbis
Comments: 41 | Categories: Haredim , Israel , Religion , Terrorism , Turf Disputes
In an act of appalling theodicy, Rabbi Avraham Schorr, a controversial Flatbush haredi rabbi associated with several bans, allegedly blamed last week's gruesome terror attack on a haredi synagogue in Har Nof, Jerusalem on the behavior of an allegedly corrupt...

November 24, 2014: More Alleged Dishonesty, Voter Fraud, From Modern Orthodox Developer Shalom Lamm And Satmar Hasidim
Comments: 8 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
The commissioners’ examined the questionnaires mailed to people whose votes were challenged in referendum to dissolve the village. 194 votes were challenged in all. Of them, 68 returned questionnaires. Board of Elections commissioners found that many of those 68 completed...

November 23, 2014: In Bobov Succession Fight, Israeli Rabbis Who Lack Jurisdiction Try To Assert Authority In Support Of Losing Faction
Comments: 21 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
Bobov 48 won a decade-long beit and secular court battle for control of the Bobov hasidic movement over its rival, Bobov 45. Both groups are based in Borough Park, Brooklyn. But now the losing faction has turned to an Israeli...

November 23, 2014: Bobov Succession Beit Din Rabbi: I Was Not Bribed
Comments: 10 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
In a new letter, Rabbi Yechiel Babad defends himself against claims that he accepted a bribe from the Bobov 48 faction. Babad sat on the beit din (religious court) that ruled in Bobov 48's favor and against its rival faction...

November 20, 2014: List Of All Voters Disqualified In Bloomingburg's Recent Dissolution Referendum Appears To Show Shalom Lamm Registered To Vote In Two Different NY Counties
Comments: 9 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
Satmar hasidim are trying to take over the tiny 420-person New York State Village of Bloomingburg which until a few months ago had no known hasidic residents at all. The list is divided between those now-disqualified voters who tried to...

November 19, 2014: Bobov Succession Fight Finally Over – Again
Comments: 7 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
Bobov 45, the losing Bobov faction in the embarrassing 10-year Bobov war of succession, has decided to agree to call itself "Bobov 45" rather than "Bobov." But it apparently does not accept the rest of the beit din ruling against...

November 17, 2014: Decade-Long Bobov Succession Battle Not Over After All
Comments: 10 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
Losing faction decides to ignore beit din ruling aginst it, gathers support of Israeli haredi rabbis to do so. Updated at 4:34 pm CST A day before a beit din (Orthodox rabbinical court) ruled that it has to stop calling...

November 15, 2014: New Satmar Hasidic Village Planned As End-Around To Kiryas Joel Annexation
Comments: 9 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
According to New York State law, forming a new village does not demand a vote by a town’s board and no state environmental review is required. All that is necessary to allow the new village to form is a referendum...

November 3, 2014: Monroe, New York Politicians Distribute Questionable Campaign Literature Allegedly Meant To Smear Opponents Who Oppose Annexation Of Town Land By Satmar Hasidic Village
Comments: 7 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
Monroe, New York Town Board members allegedly distributed fliers last night meant to smear opponents who object to allowing the hasidic village of Kiryas Joel to annex a large amount of land from Monroe. This is a hot button issue...

October 28, 2014: Hasidim Allegedly Physically Attack Girls In Arad, Try To Take Over Secular School
Comments: 39 | Categories: Haredim , Israel , Religion , Turf Disputes
Secular parents say hasidim broke through that separation barrier Sunday and tried to take over the area used by the secular tutoring center. As they were doing so, the hasidim also physically assaulted four young female Sherut Leumi (national civilian...

October 20, 2014: We Can’t Live With You Any More: Non-Haredi Politicians Demand Beit Shemesh Be Divided Into Two Separate Municipalities, One Haredi, One Not
Comments: 33 | Categories: Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion , Turf Disputes
Haredim are staunchly opposed to dividing the city because the vast majority of taxpayers in the city are not haredi, and a haredi-only city carved out of Beit Shemesh would be impoverished. Since their population grew to the point where...

October 7, 2014: Breaking: Judge Throws Out All Ramapo Referendum Votes, Orders A Do-Over
Comments: 18 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
State Supreme Court Justice Margaret Garvey has just invalidated the Town of Ramapo, New York's referendums on adopting a ward system and adding two members to the town board over confusion at polling places over who could vote and over...

October 5, 2014: New Square Rabbis: If You're Not A Skvere Hasid, Don't Move Within 1 Mile Of New Square
Comments: 37 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Haredim , Religion , Turf Disputes
The rabbis of New Square's beit din (religious court) and the village board issued a public statement in Monsey, New York's local haredi shopper, Community Connections, asking all haredim not to move within one mile of the Village of New...

October 3, 2014: United Monroe Founder, 8 Others, Sue Board Of Elections Over Kiryas Joel Voting
Comments: 2 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
United Monroe founder and chairwoman Emily Convers and eight other Monroe residents filed suit in New York State Supreme Court last week after they were not allowed to act as elections inspectors in the hasidic village of Kiryas Joel. United...

October 1, 2014: Bloomingburg And Ramapo Elections: Votes Impounded, Votes Challenged, Poll Watchers Banned And Haredi Voter Fraud Caught On Tape
Comments: 28 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
The results of two important referendum votes meant in part to limit haredi political power could take as much as a month to be announced because the votes from both referendums are tied up by legal wrangling. Bloomingburg And Ramapo...

September 30, 2014: Fake Calls From "Board Of Elections" Tell Ramapo Voters To Vote No On Ward Referendum
Comments: 22 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
People who sound haredi claiming to be the Rockland County "board of elections" made at least one call today and left a voicemail telling the recipient to go out and vote no in the referendum on converting the town of...

September 30, 2014: Group Of Grassroots Haredim Buck Rabbis In Ramapo
Comments: 9 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
The brochure, written by activists claiming to be the “silent majority” of the Orthodox Jewish community, urged voters to support the ward system and bring an end” to this irresponsible behavior that only benefits the pockets of a numbered few...

September 29, 2014: Tense Vote Scheduled For Tuesday In Bloomingburg
Comments: 7 | Categories: Haredim , MO & Chardal , Religion , Turf Disputes
The tiny Village of Bloomingburg in eastern Sullivan County, New York will vote tomorrow on a referendum to dissolve and merge the 420-person village with the adjoining Town of Mamakating, allegedly to prevent a Satmar hasidic takeover. Tense Vote Scheduled...

September 22, 2014: Bloomingburg: Modern Orthodox Developer’s Proxies File Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Tiny Village, Claiming Anti-Semitism
Comments: 5 | Categories: Antisemitism , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Religion , Turf Disputes
Shalom Lamm-affiliated businesses, organizations and individuals have filed a $25 million federal lawsuit against the Village of Bloomingburg, the adjoining Town of Mamakating, Bloomingburg Mayor Frank Gerardi, Mamakating Supervisor Bill Herrmann, and Holly Roche of the Rural Community Coalition. The...

September 22, 2014: Don't Fight With Or Engage Anti-Annexation Activists Or Believe Their "Lies," Kiryas Joel Satmar Leaders Tell Hasidim Ahead Of Annexation Meeting
Comments: 12 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
"…It is also expected that the "United Monroe" group will possibly keep on their "missionary tactics" and will try to hand out Yiddish literature and pamphlets in the hall or on the streets with lies and appeasing messages, it is...

September 20, 2014: Haredim Reportedly Run Roughshod Over Hapless Judge’s Ruling
Comments: 3 | Categories: Haredim , Israel , Religion , Turf Disputes
The wall illegally erected by the haredi-controlled government of the City of Beit Shemesh to divide the secular Languages ​​and Cultures School in two may be gone, but the separation it was meant to enforce – and that judge thought...

September 14, 2014: How Hasidim Looted East Ramapo
Comments: 44 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
The NPR show This American Life devoted an entire hour to an in-depth documentary on the haredi-controlled East Ramapo school board. Listen now: Haredi members of the East Ramapo school board in 2011 The NPR show This American Life devoted...

September 9, 2014: Video: Haredi Mayor To Young Yeshiva Students: Lie To Secular Court, Judge Might Not Catch You
Comments: 10 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion , Turf Disputes
"We tried hard to succeed, and God helped us from Above, and thank God we were able to win. This is how we need to prepare for the Day of Judgment - with [preparation:] prayer, repentance and charity.…But with a...

September 8, 2014: Satmar Hasidim Sue Bloomingburg, Mamakating For Alleged KKK-Like “Anti-Semitism”
Comments: 14 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
The so-called hasidic “community” of Bloomingburg, New York – a tiny number of people who have lived in the 420-person village for less than six months – have filed a civil rights lawsuit against the village and neighboring Town of...

September 7, 2014: UPDATED: Court Rules Haredim Can Keep Half Of Secular School, Despite Objections From Education Ministry, Secular Parents And Teachers
Comments: 3 | Categories: Haredim , Israel , Turf Disputes
The Jerusalem District Court for Administrative Affairs rejected a petition filed by Israel’s Ministry of Education asking for an injunction to stop the City of Beit Shemesh from using half of a secular school as an extension of a haredi...

September 4, 2014: In Odd Decision, Court Refuses To Grant Restraining Order, Haredim Can Seize Secular School
Comments: 1 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Turf Disputes
The Jerusalem Magistrate's Court ruled today that it has no jurisdiction to stop the haredi-controlled City of Beit Shemesh from seizing a secular school without proper legal notice and dividing it in half with a wall, and then giving half...

September 4, 2014: Chabad Rabbi Allegedly Ordered Deported From Russia Because Of Private Statements Made Against Government
Comments: 4 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Turf Disputes
Local Jewish leaders reportedly told Kommersant that Krichevsky is “an absolutely apolitical individual.” But the paper also reported that Krichevsky had allegedly made anti-government comments in private conversations before the deportation was ordered, and that Krichevsky’s deportation could be meant...

September 3, 2014: The Haredi War For Beit Shemesh
Comments: 4 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion , Turf Disputes
The battle at the secular School for Languages and Cultures in Beit Shemesh is not over classroom space. It is a battle being fought by haredim for control of the resources of this culturally divided city, and a desperate existential...

September 1, 2014: Riot Erupts Over Beit Shemesh School Cut In Half By City For Haredim
Comments: 8 | Categories: Haredim , Israel , Turf Disputes
Israel’s school year began today and secular parents in the secular/haredi battleground of Beit Shemesh and teachers in the secular public school the parents' children attend went on strike to protest the haredi-controlled city’s last minute decision to cut their...

August 31, 2014: Bobov 45 Launches Boycott Of Businesses That Receive Kosher Supervision From Beit Din Judge Who Ruled Against It
Comments: 25 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
Bobov 45, the Bobov hasidic splinter group that lost a ten-year beit din fight for control of the Bobov name and movement 10 days ago, is now urging haredim to boycott stores and food manufacturers which have the kosher supervision...

August 30, 2014: Gone But Not Forgotten: Haredi Cult Expelled From Small Guatemalan Town
Comments: 5 | Categories: Antisemitism , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Religion , Turf Disputes
After fleeing Canada amid allegations of child abuse, about 230 members of the ultraorthodox Jewish group Lev Tahor have now been expelled from the Guatemalan village where they had reassembled their reclusive community. Above and above right: Lev Tahor expelled...

August 29, 2014: Only Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach Is Left To Speak For God, Haredi Rabbi Says
Comments: 15 | Categories: Haredim , Israel , Religion , Turf Disputes
"…All of Yiddishkeit depends on [the survival of HaPeles]! It is a clear and simple thing, and whoever does not understand this is just mindless! [Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach] speaks in the name of God through this newspaper! He is the...

August 28, 2014: Bloomingburg: Planning Board Refuses To Approve New Satmar Girls School
Comments: 0 | Categories: Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
The planning board of the Town of Mamakating, New York has – temporarily – blocked Modern Orthodox developer Shalom Lamm’s plan to open a Satmar hasidic girls school early next month in the neighboring Village of Bloomingburg. Bloomingburg: Planning Board...

August 27, 2014: Video: Bobov 45 Rebbe May Ignore Beit Din Decision But Says He Wants Peace With His Rival
Comments: 41 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
The Bobov 45 rebbe – the rebbe of the Bobov faction which lost a ten-year fight for succession last week in one of the longest-running beit dins in history – is allegedly consulting with important rabbis from Israel to see...

August 26, 2014: Video: Monroe Town Board Gives Kiryas Joel Lead Agency Status On Land Annexation Without Allowing Public Comment
Comments: 14 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
The Town of Monroe, New York gave lead agency status on a land annexation bid by the neighboring Satmar hasidic village of Kirays Joel to Kiryas Joel over strong opposition. The board did this without allowing any public comment in...

August 26, 2014: Bloomingburg: Petition To Fold Tiny Village Into Neighboring Town In An Effort To Control Deceptive Hasidic Development Allegedly Illegal
Comments: 6 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
The plan to fold the tiny 420-person Bloomingburg into the larger neighboring Town of Mamakating was proposed in large part to deal with a deceptive high density 396-unit townhouse development originally pitched to the rural village, through an alleged straw...

August 25, 2014: Bobov 45 Sues Bobov 48 In Israeli Secular Court
Comments: 14 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
Bobov 45 lost the decade-long beit din case over Bobov succession last week. So what did it do? It filed a civil suit in Israel to try to gain control over Kiryas Bobov. Please click to enlarge: Via. A Few...

August 21, 2014: Beit Din Issues Final Ruling In Decade-Long Bobov Hasidic Succession Fight
Comments: 29 | Categories: Haredim , Religion , Turf Disputes
Bobov 45 (i.e., the rebel or breakaway faction) must call Bobov 48 (the main faction) "Bobov" without any qualifying identifiers (for example, like "Bobov 48"). Bobov 48 (the mainstream faction) must call Bobov 45 "Bobov 45" without adding any derogatory...

August 21, 2014: New Attempt To Annex Land For Satmar Hasidic Village
Comments: 4 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
A group of Satmar hasidic Monroe, New York property owners have filed a new petition to annex land from Monroe into the adjoining Satmar hasidic village of Kiryas Joel. New Attempt To Annex Land For Satmar Hasidic Village Shmarya Rosenberg...

August 17, 2014: Battling Kiryas Joel Flyers
Comments: 19 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
Here are two flyers, one that appears to be anti-United Monroe propaganda distributed to counter United Monroe's own leafleting of the second flyer in Kiryas Joel today. Related Post: United Monroe To Leaflet Kiryas Joel Sunday.

August 15, 2014: United Monroe To Leaflet Kiryas Joel Sunday
Comments: 22 | Categories: Haredim , Religion , Turf Disputes
"…We welcome the Kiryas Joel citizens to live among us, we simply wish to maintain the rural beauty and character of the Hudson Valley region. Kiryas Joel leaders wish to expand the borders of Kiryas Joel in all directions to...

August 4, 2014: State Police Arrest Man In Vandalism Of Modern Orthodox Developer Shalom Lamm’s Building
Comments: 8 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
New York State police arrested a 38-year-old Wurtsburo man on suspicion that he shattered a window at one of Modern Orthodox developer Shalom Lamm’s Bloomingbug buildings. Above: Michael Essig State Police Arrest Man In Vandalism Of Modern Orthodox Developer Shalom...

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