Six heavily Orthodox neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens are currently contributing 20% of all new COVID-19 cases in New York City.
“No one knows what tomorrow’s going to bring,” one day school administrator said. “But we are very grateful to be open in person now.”
“You can see why this is a conglomeration of events that’s really troubling to the health department,” said one Brooklyn doctor.The post [C…
Out: long sermons, packed sanctuaries, choirs. In: masked shofars, special deliveries, anxiety about the future.
Several wedding halls in Borough Park continue to host large Orthodox weddings, despite the bans on gatherings of more than 50 people.
Hatzoloh of Rockland County, which serves a number of large Orthodox communities near New York City, said it had responded to more calls lately.
An all-clear message went out over the campus alert system nearly three hours after the threat on Thursday morning.
Left unchecked, the increasing number have the potential to turn next month’s gatherings in schools and synagogues into superspreader events.
The questionnaire also asks New York City Council candidates if they support the BDS movement.
“We will stand together, speak up and remain vigilant against this violence and anti-Semitism,” Rebecca Seawright said.