Nearly four months after the virus first arrived, Jewish life has returned to Hasidic Brooklyn.
A federal judge shot down the argument that the closure of Jewish overnight camps this summer violated religious liberty.
“I don’t know anyone who has a crystal ball that’s good enough to help us figure out what the effects are going to be.”
The letter specifically cited the mayor’s focus on dispersing Jewish community gatherings.
“If it’s OK for day camps, it must for sure be OK for sleepaway camps, how can it not be?” New York City Councilman Kalman Yeger argues.
The reopening comes less than a week after Orthodox lawmakers cut the chains off a playground in defiance of the mayor’s orders.
“The underlying objective of these guidelines is to avoid being noticed,” one school, which remained closed, said of the schools that reopened.
In a tweet Monday evening, Orthodox lawmakers said they would open the parks themselves if the mayor refused to do so.
In total, 54 employees are losing their jobs and no open positions will be filled, the organization announced Wednesday.
Owners of a Borscht Belt resort made famous on the Emmy-winning comedy put it up for sale.