212 posts categorized "Turf Disputes"

April 19, 2014: Haredim Protest Shabbat “Desecration” In Safed
Comments: 9 | Categories: Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
“Shabbat is our most precious thing and we won’t lend a hand to its public desecration. We won’t agree for it to stay open. Keeping the Sabbath [laws] in the city is important to secular people too. The city’s rabbis...

April 2, 2014: Shalom Lamm, Family, Hasidim Were Not Eligible To Vote In Bloomingburg, Board Of Elections Rules
Comments: 9 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
Sullivan County’s Board of Elections has backed claims that more than 100 residents of the upstate New York village of Bloomingburg — including Orthodox developer Shalom Lamm and his family and about 100 Satmar hasidim— were not legally eligible to...

April 2, 2014: Modern Orthodox Real Estate Developer Drops Bloomingburg Election Challenge
Comments: 3 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
Scandal-plagued Modern Orthodox real estate developer Shalom Lamm has dropped his challenge to the election results in the tiny New York State Village of Bloomingburg. Modern Orthodox Real Estate Developer Drops Bloomingburg Election Challenge Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com Scandal-plagued Modern...

March 31, 2014: Judge Denies Developer Shalom Lamm's Motion For Recusal
Comments: 7 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
Modern Orthodox developer Shalom Lamm's attorneys made a motion this morning to try to force Sullivan County Court Judge Stephen Schick to recuse himself from the election fraud case in the tiny village of Bloomingburg. Lamm alleges Schick's wife posted...

March 27, 2014: Report: Hasidic Votes May Not Count
Comments: 8 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
"We are pleased that apparently the Sullivan county board of elections has issued their report that upholds the voter registration challenges made by Anita Hoppe with supporting affadvaits. We are confident therefore that the election will be decided in our...

March 20, 2014: Modern Orthodox Developer Shalom Lamm Challenges Subpoenas Served On Satmar Voters Because They Were Not Served On Shabbos
Comments: 36 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
Modern Orthodox developer Shalom Lamm’s attorneys are reportedly challenging the fact that new Bloomingburg voters – almost all hasidim – whose registrations were challenged by local opponents were not served with subpoenas on Shabbos. Modern Orthodox Developer Shalom Lamm Challenges...

March 19, 2014: Modern Orthodox Developer Shalom Lamm Lied To Media About Place Of Residence
Comments: 7 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
Controversial Modern Orthodox developer Shalom Lamm told the media yesterday he has lived in the tiny 420-person village of Bloomingburg, New York for two years. Yet a December 30, 2013 court filing specifically says Lamm lives in West Hemstead, New...

March 19, 2014: Bloomingburg Votes, Anti-Lamm Candidate Leads By More Than 3 To 1, But Many Votes Still Uncounted Due To Court Order
Comments: 11 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
Modern Orthodox developer Shalom Lamm (pictured at right), a son of the former Chancellor of Yeshiva University Rabbi Norman Lamm, claims he has lived for two years in the tiny 420-person village that had no other Orthodox Jews, no synagogue...

March 13, 2014: UPDATED – Video: FBI At Work In Bloomingburg; Satmar Voter Fraud Allegedly Basis For Raid
Comments: 29 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
County and state law enforcement and New York's Attorney General allegedly ignored strong evidence of voter fraud by developer Norman Lamm and Satmar hasidim trying to illegally take over this tiny upsate New York village. But against all odds, one...

March 13, 2014: UPDATED: FBI Raids Bloomingburg Properties Owned By Developer Shalom Lamm In Onogoing Public Corruption Investigation
Comments: 11 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
The FBI has reportedly descended on the tiny New York State village of Bloomingburg. Reports say that that the federal law enforcement agency has been spotted at several properties owned by developer Shalom Lamm in the tiny 400 person village...

March 1, 2014: Modern Orthodox Developer Aiding, Abetting And Instigating Voter Fraud In Conjunction With Satmar Hasidim, Opponents Allege
Comments: 16 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
Since January, more than 100 new voters with addresses in buildings owned by developer Shalom Lamm have registered to vote in the March election in the tiny 400-person village of Bloomingburg, New York – more than 20 of them allegedly...

February 27, 2014: Reform And Conservative Leaders Tell Government It Has Deceived Them, Demand Control Over Egalitarian Prayer Area
Comments: 6 | Categories: Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion , Turf Disputes
"…[O]ne of the primary issues of our negotiation, from the earliest stages of the Sharansky plan, was that religious governance and authority over the site would be granted to duly appointed religious leaders of the Reform and Masorti/Conservative movements, to...

February 26, 2014: In Blow To New Satmar Hasidic Village In Neighboring Bloomingburg, Mount Hope Votes Down Sale Of Vacant School To Satmar
Comments: 7 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
In a crushing 1,334 to 23 landslide, residents of Mount Hope, New York voted down the sale of the vacant Otisville Elementary School to a Satmar hasidic congregation. In Blow To New Satmar Hasidic Village In Neighboring Bloomingburg, Mount Hope...

February 24, 2014: Developer Shalom Lamm Accuses Opponents Of Anti-Semitism
Comments: 17 | Categories: Antisemitism , Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
Lamm said that it was inherently bigoted to draw connections between his project and unrelated conflicts in surrounding Hasidic communities. “It takes a certain sort of twisted, broad anti-Semitism to draw a line and say that they’re all connected,” Lamm...

February 18, 2014: Illegal Satmar Mikva Spotted In Bloomingburg Allegedly Part Of Bid To Take Over Tiny Rural Town
Comments: 48 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
An above ground swimming pool placed inside a garage in Bloomingburg, New York, allegedly by developer Shalom Lamm's company, is allegedly being used as an unapproved mikva by Satmar hasidim who are rushing to move to Bloomingburg in order to...

February 8, 2014: Video: Monroe Town Supervisor Harley Doles On Proposed Land Deal With Satmar Village Of Kiryas Joel
Comments: 4 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
The newly elected Monroe Town Supervisor Harley Doles breaks his silence on the controversial proposed land deal with the Satmar-only Village of Kiryas Joel.

February 4, 2014: Town Issues Stop-Work Order To Block Unpermitted Construction Of New Satmar Mikva
Comments: 6 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
Town of Mamakating, New York has reportedly issued a stop-work order on a building meant to house a mikvah for Shalom Lamm’s 396-unit Satmar-only townhouse development called Chestnut Ridge in public documents but marketed in Yiddish to Satmar hasidim as...

January 31, 2014: Court Upholds And Expands Stop Work Order For New Satmar Hasidic Village
Comments: 8 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
A federal judge has just upheld yesterday's stop work order for all construction of a new Satmar hasidic village in the tiny town of Bloomingburg, New York. Developer Shalom Lamm tried to deceive locals into thinking the 396-unit townhome development,...

January 30, 2014: Judge Orders Halt To Construction Of New Satmar Hasidic Village In Bloomingburg, New York
Comments: 11 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
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January 23, 2014: Town To Hold Special Referendum Over Controversial Sale Of School To Satmar
Comments: 12 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
The Mount Hope, New York town board has set the date for a public referendum on the controversial sale of a shuttered school to a Satmar hasidic group. Town To Hold Special Referendum Over Sale Of School To Satmar Shmarya...

January 20, 2014: Chief Rabbinate Still Won't Say Who Smeared Rabbi Avi Weiss
Comments: 1 | Categories: Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion , Turf Disputes
Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld and Rabbi Avi Weiss' attorney met with Israel Chief Rabbinate officials in Jerusalem on January 12, at the behest of Weiss. “The chief rabbi’s office told us that an official of the RCA raised the concerns about...

January 12, 2014: Satmar Proxy Buying Up Tiny Village In Order To Throw Elections, Opponents Claim
Comments: 14 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
Shalom Lamm, the developer-son of Yeshiva University’s former chancellor Rabbi Norman Lamm, is buying up the Village of Bloomingburg, New York “building by building, home by home, storefront by storefront.” And he seems to be doing it with Satmar in...

December 31, 2013: Town Puts Hold On Sale Of Vacant School To Satmar Hasidim
Comments: 22 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
Almost 100 people turned out for what was supposed to be a routine town board meeting in the small Mount Hope, New York Monday night to do one thing – object to the pending sale of the vacant Otisville Elementary...

December 27, 2013: Haredi Takeover Of Planned Israeli City Blocked
Comments: 7 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Turf Disputes
The planned Israeli city of Harish was supposed to be a mixed city. Its initial residents were secular and Zionist Orthodox and the expansion from a tiny several hundred strong community into a full-fledged city was supposed to follow a...

December 26, 2013: Satmar Rebbe Visits Site Of New Satmar-Only Hasidic Village As Town Reels From Developer’s Apparent Lies
Comments: 25 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
The repeated claims of developer Shalom Lamm and his associates about the nature of their 396-unit townhouse development in the tiny 420-population town of Bloomingburg, New York appear to have been refuted this week after a delegation headed by the...

December 25, 2013: Tiny Town's Board Violates State Open Meeting Law To Try To Mute Criticism Of New Satmar Village
Comments: 16 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
The corruption, collusion and dishonesty surrounding Rabbi Norman Lamm's son Shalom Lamm's Satmar housing development/village in Bloomingburg, New York reached a new low this week as the town's addled and corrupt board broke state open meeting laws to hold its...

November 13, 2013: Breslov Hasidim Reportedly Steal Synagogue From Holocaust Survivors
Comments: 35 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion , Turf Disputes
Menachem Weinberg’s parents died in the Holocaust and were commemorated on a memorial plaque in the synagogue. He came to pray and found their memorial plaque had been shattered by the hasidim. “…Give me back this place," he reportedly cried...

November 7, 2013: Yeshiva Student Who Assaulted Rebel Ashkenazi Haredi Faction’s Newspaper Editor Gets Light Sentence, No Effective Prison Time
Comments: 0 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion , Turf Disputes
In Israel, Jewish blood is cheap – especially, it seems, if that blood belongs to a prominent haredi journalist and it is spilled by a haredi yeshiva student. Nati Grossman in the hospital after the assault Yeshiva Student Who Assaulted...

October 28, 2013: Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky: Throw All Students Who Voted For Haredi Rebel Faction Out Of Yeshivas Immediately
Comments: 23 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
Mainstream Ashkenazi haredi number two leader Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky has demanded that haredi yeshiva students who voted against candidates endorsed by senior mainstream Ashkenazi haredi leader Rabbi Aaron Leib Shteinman in last week's local Israeli elections should be expelled from...

October 23, 2013: SHOCKING: Haredi Yeshiva Student Assaults 99-Year-Old Haredi Leader
Comments: 53 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Turf Disputes
99-year-old haredi leader Rabbi Aharon Leib Shteinman was teaching a class this morning when the student reportedly leapt to his feet, screamed “change your religious outlook and return to the correct path!”, rushed to Shteinman and struck him at least...

October 21, 2013: Kudos To The New UK Chief Rabbi For Standing Up To Haredim, Rabbi Says
Comments: 16 | Categories: Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
For many years, the (haredi) London Beth Din and its head Dayan Chanoch Ehrentreu was of the opinion that Orthodox rabbis were forbidden to attend the Limmud conference because it gave equal prominence to non-Orthodox rabbis. Not wanting to antagonize...

October 15, 2013: Haredi Modesty Sign In Jerusalem’s Central Business District Sparks Fear, Outrage From Non-Haredim
Comments: 9 | Categories: Haredim , Israel , Turf Disputes
The sign has caused skittish non-haredi neighbors to become even more afraid that haredim are preparing to make a move to take control of the area surrounding the hotel, just as they have in other formerly secular or Zionist Orthodox...

August 28, 2013: Rabbi Marc Schneir's Hampton's Synagogue Sues Town Over Eruv
Comments: 50 | Categories: MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
Southampton’s Zoning Board of Appeals ruled earlier this month that the eruv is prohibited because signs of any sort are not permitted to be placed on telephone poles, prompting the lawsuit from Orthodox Jews. An eruv is in essence a...

August 16, 2013: The Empty Lot That Has Become The New Epicenter Of What Many Call A Haredi War On Jerusalem And Modernity
Comments: 6 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Turf Disputes
A vacant lot in the predominantly secular Jerusalem neighborhood of Kiryat Yovel that measures approximately 1.7 acres has become the new epicenter in an unholy war between the city’s rapidly growing haredi population and almost everyone else. The Empty Lot...

July 18, 2013: Chabad Front Organization Tries To Own – And Control – All "Kosher" Domains On The Web
Comments: 14 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Kosher Business? , Kosher Scandal , Turf Disputes
A legal battle to control the word “kosher” in Internet addresses is pitting a Chabad front group, OK Kosher, against all other major and most minor kosher supervision agencies. Bloomberg News reports: A battle to control the word “kosher” in...

July 16, 2013: Satmar Faction Lashes Out Against Councilman David Greenfield
Comments: 7 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
"…We ask you respectfully: How can you have a hand in such an act?! How can you have a hand in closing down a Shul, even from a Jewish point of view before hearing both sides SHOMOIA BEIN ACHEICHEM?! It...

July 11, 2013: Upstate Satmar Faction Wins Battle To Block Williamsburg Faction's Shul Construction
Comments: 9 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
Download 540 Bedford Ave., BK - Intent to Revoke 7.11.13 Related Post: Zalman Faction Gets Control Of 540 Bedford Shul. Related Posts Governor Allegedly Imposes Backroom Deal With Satmar Factions More Intrigue Over Sale Of Williamsburg Armory To Satmar Satmar...

July 1, 2013: Haredi Synagogue Evicts Sefardim, Throws Holy Ark On Street
Comments: 26 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
An Ashkenazi haredi syangogue in the haredi city of Bnei Brak using a public building to hold its services evicts a Sefardi haredi congregation that had a permit to use some of the building's space. The Ashkenazim even tossed the...

June 26, 2013: Satmar Faction's Bid To Block Rival's Synagogue Construction Fails
Comments: 6 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
The Aharon faction tried to block work on the Zalman faction's newer synagogue, claiming that the Zalman faction wasn't the true owner of the site. New York City's Department of Buildings rejected that claim yesterday. Here's why. The rival Satmar...

June 24, 2013: Haredi Yeshiva Student Pleads Guilty To Attack On Haredi Newspaper Editor
Comments: 13 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Turf Disputes
A student of the Ponevez Yeshiva in Bnei Brak pleaded guilty today in Jerusalem District Court of beating Nati Grossman, the editor-in-chief of the rebel haredi newspaper HaPeles. Nati Grossman after the attack Haredi Yeshiva Student Pleads Guilty To Attack...

June 19, 2013: Cuomo Allegedly Pressuring Satmar Faction To Accept Backroom Deal On Purchase Of Massive Williamsburg Armory
Comments: 11 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
Two representatives of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo are allegedly meeting today with the Williamsburg Satmar Rebbe, Rabbi Zalman Leib Teitelbaum, to pressure him to agree to a deal for the sale of the massive Williamsburg Armory. Satmar sources tell...

June 3, 2013: New Bobov Bans And Legal Maneuvering
Comments: 11 | Categories: Bans & Censorship , Haredim , Turf Disputes
Bobov 48 bans baby carriages on Shabbat because it holds the the Brooklyn eruv is not kosher, Bobov 45 bans smartphones, and Bobov Monsey's attempt to trademark the name Bobov in Canada to keep competing Bobov groups from using it...

March 10, 2013: Haredim Prepare To Exact Revenge On Zionist Orthodox
Comments: 17 | Categories: Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion , Turf Disputes
As it looks more and more like haredi political parties will be excluded from the new coalition government, haredi political leaders have begun to plot revenge on Zionist Orthodox Jews, because the Zionist Orthodox HaBayit HaYehudi party is, in their...

February 13, 2013: After 8 Years, Warring Bobov Hasidic Factions Settle Half Of Dispute
Comments: 20 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
In a special zabloh-style beit din, the two warring Bobov hasidic factions settled their fight over who can – and who cannot – use the Bobov name. But what about their fight over money and property? Inside the main Bobov...

January 6, 2013: Jewish Settlers Riot In Two Arab Villages, Arabs Respond With Rocks
Comments: 5 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Israel , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes , Xenophobia
Approximately 20 Jewish settlers rioted in the West Bank Arab village of Jallud near Ramallah Wednesday, reportedly shattering windows of one village's home and assaulting three of its residents. The settlers then reportedly vandalized a car parked near the home...

January 2, 2013: Rabbi Allegedly Resigns From RCA Over Chabad Shul "Stealing" Imbroglio, Leaked Emails Show
Comments: 32 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
"I have decided to withdraw my membership from the RCA and this group. The reasons for my decision are detailed below. I will first write the short reasons. Anyone interested in the full story can read the details which follow...

December 31, 2012: Masked Men Break Into Office Of Haredi Breakaway Faction Member On Shabbat
Comments: 5 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Turf Disputes
The office of Rabbi Menachem Carmel, a member of Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach's Netzach ultra-conservative breakaway faction from United Torah Judaism, was broken into on Shabbat. Apparently only documents related to UTJ housing deals from Carmel's days as UTJ's housing point...

November 26, 2012: Reform Claims Orthodox Started Fake Reform Synagogue To Deceive Government
Comments: 27 | Categories: Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
The Reform Movement in Europe claims that an Orthodox group in Poland started a fake "independent" Reform synagogue that is not in any way Reform or Progressive. The Orthodox allegedly did this to appear to be pluralistic in the hope...

November 1, 2012: Chabad Allegedly Violates Beit Din Restraining Order, Destroys Synagogue's Property In Bid To Evict
Comments: 53 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
"…Cheder Lubavitch and their Dean had our expensive Shul steel sign sawed off and confiscated (stole) it. They also removed and took our printed signs and posters by the other doors and took down the Marque. This is in direct...

September 11, 2012: Kiryas Joel Dissidents Lose Appeal
Comments: 45 | Categories: Haredim , Turf Disputes
The ruling, which was handed down yesterday, rejected dissidents’ argument that Kiryas Joel should be dissolved because Kiryas Joel leaders discriminate against the dissidents and trample the Establishment Clause of the Constitution, which mandates separation of church and state. Kiryas...

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