241 posts categorized "Turf Disputes"

September 1, 2014: Riot Erupts Over Beit Shemesh School Cut In Half By City For Haredim
Comments: 7 | 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: 24 | 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: 40 | 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...

August 1, 2014: Modern Orthodox Developer Allegedly Continues To Violate Stop Work Order, Tries To Block Appointment Of Code Enforcement Officer
Comments: 10 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
Residents and the village claim that Lamm is violating at least one existent stop-work order and is allowing buildings that lack certificates of occupancy to be used by hasidim – including using the second floor of one small structure as...

July 23, 2014: Small Village May Dissolve In Order To Block Massive Satmar Hasidic Development
Comments: 7 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
In an attempt to fight a 396-unit high-density Satmar hasidic townhouse development that was allegedly originally pitched to village officials through a front man as a low-density vacation and retirement cottage development complete with a golf course, the tiny Village...

July 22, 2014: Ukrainian Jewish Leaders Condemn Chabad-Kremlin Crimean Meddling
Comments: 0 | Categories: Chabad , Court Jews , Turf Disputes
Leaders of the Jewish community of Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine condemned actions taken by Chabad’s chief rabbi of Russia, Berel Lazar, and a group of 16 senior Chabad rabbis from across Europe. Lazar and the other Chabad rabbis visited Russian-occupied Crimea earlier...

July 17, 2014: Land Used For Controversial Satmar Hasidic “Shtetl” Illegally Annexed But Construction Can Continue Anyway, Court Rules
Comments: 7 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
A Sullivan County, New York judge ruled yesterday that the 2006 annexation of Town of Mamakating land by the tiny Village of Bloomingburg was illegal and violates the New York State Constitution because it was not properly put to a...

July 15, 2014: Scandal-Plagued Modern Orthodox Developer Ignores Stop-Work Orders, Allows Property To Be Occupied Without Permit, Village Says
Comments: 19 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Religion , Turf Disputes
The tiny Village of Bloomingburg, New York issued the stop-work orders. But controversial Modern Orthodox developer Shalom Lamm’s company ignored them and continued to work on the building in question, a former hardware store on the corner of Main Street...

July 14, 2014: Putin Allegedly Paid For Crimean Holocaust Commemoration To Use As A Propaganda Tool With Chabad's Help
Comments: 0 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Holocaust , Chabad & the Media , Turf Disputes
A delegation of Chabad rabbinic leaders joined Chabad's Chief Rabbi of Russia, Berel Lazar, for a Holocaust commemoration in Crimea that was organized by Vladimir Putin to use as propaganda to support his illegal takeover of Crimea and his trampling...

July 13, 2014: Chabad’s Chief Rabbi Of Russia Allegedly Forcibly Invades Crimean Reform Synagogue, Sparking Outrage
Comments: 7 | Categories: Chabad , Court Jews , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
Chabad’s Chief Rabbi of Russia, Berel Lazar, and his entourage allegedly forced their way into the offices of a Crimean Reform synagogue Thursday whose former rabbi was harshly critical of the Russian invasion and annexation. Above: Vladimir Putin, left, and...

June 30, 2014: Video: Modern Orthodox Developer Speaks Out Bloomingburg "Hate"
Comments: 19 | Categories: Antisemitism , Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Religion , Turf Disputes
Shalom Lamm, the controversial Modern Orthodox developer building 396-unit Satmar shtetl in Bloomingburg, New York, speaks out against the vandalism that has plagued some of his properties. Lamm makes no mention of his organized attempt to have about 100 ineligible...

June 27, 2014: Modern Orthodox Developer Says Windows Shattered "A Hate Crime"
Comments: 19 | Categories: Antisemitism , Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
Modern Orthodox developer Shalom Lamm – who allegedly tried to hide the true nature of his massive Satmar hasidic housing development in tiny Bloomingburg, New York by having a front man pitch the development to village officials as a vacation...

June 26, 2014: Modern Orthodox Developer Wants To Open Controversial Hasidic School By September
Comments: 8 | Categories: Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
Modern Orthodox developer Shalom Lamm hopes to open a controversial Satmar hasidic girls school in Bloomingburg in time for the fall semester, Lamm’s attorney told the Mamakating Planning Board Tuesday night. Modern Orthodox Developer Wants To Open Controversial Hasidic School...

June 7, 2014: Modern Orthodox Developer Wins Appeal, Stop-Work Order For New Satmar Village Lifted Despite Voting And Other Irregularities
Comments: 30 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
Modern Orthodox developer Shalom Lamm said construction on his 396-unit Satmar shtetl in the tiny upstate New York Village of Bloomingburg will resume immediately now that a state court has reversed the stop work order issued by Sullivan County Judge...

May 14, 2014: Fear Of New Satmar Village Prompts Non-Hasidic Locals To Try To Save Their School Board
Comments: 21 | Categories: Haredim , Religion , Turf Disputes
Fear that a large number of Satmar hasidim will move into Bloomingburg and use their bloc vote to take over the Pine Bush school board has prompted a proposal to divide the school district into geographic zones with each zone...

May 4, 2014: Video: Riot At Funeral Of Zhvil Rebbetzin As Warring Hasidic Factions Rumble
Comments: 30 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion , Turf Disputes
A riot broke out at the funeral of the old Zhvil Rebbetzin late Thursday night. Her husband had predeceased her and her two sons are fighting over succession. When th older son and his followers tried to approach the body...

April 29, 2014: New Stop Work Orders Issued Against Modern Orthodox Developer Shalom Lamm
Comments: 23 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
Modern Orthodox developer Shalom Lamm’s illegal mikva and another property he owns in the tiny upstate New York Village of Bloomingburg have been slapped with new stop work orders. New Stop Work Orders Issued Against Developer Shalom Lamm Shmarya Rosenberg...

April 25, 2014: Exclusive: 2006 Confidential Agreement Appears To Prove Modern Orthodox Developer Shalom Lamm Intentionally Deceived Bloomingburg Officials To Hide His Involvement In New Satmar 'Shtetl'
Comments: 12 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
Developer Shalom Lamm and his associates have claimed that Lamm's Bloomingburg development, marketed as a Satmar village, was always meant to be a development like the one currently being built. They have also denied hiring Duane Rowe, a local builder...

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...

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