“The Governor’s guilt-by-religious-association restrictions have made it impossible for the synagogues to exercise their religious faith.”
While New York City public schools are closing, Jewish day schools and yeshivas are not being asked to comply with the city’s ruling — yet.
“We look forward to working with the yeshiva community and the governor’s office to help implement this plan to reopen our precious yeshivos.”
“We made progress, but not enough,” Cuomo said of Rockland County.
What was once a political point of view has become a fandom that makes a protest in Borough Park look like a Trump boat parade in Tampa Bay.
Berish Getz, a Borough Park resident, was beaten to the point of critical injuries during a demonstration that raged until the early morning Wednesday against new state-mandated restrictions imposed on the neighborhood, as well as others home to New York’s ultra-Orthodox, or Haredi, communities.
“You will see people die if we don’t do more enforcement,” Governor Cuomo said.
Several wedding halls in Borough Park continue to host large Orthodox weddings, despite the bans on gatherings of more than 50 people.
“We’re bracing ourselves for some pretty bad scenarios.”
“Some schools are basically pushing out the final decision until literally two weeks before school.”