“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.”
“Acting as they did, Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio sent a clear message that mass protests are deserving of preferential treatment.”
“Defendants have exploited the COVID-19 pandemic to create, over the past three months, a veritable dictatorship.”
“The last thing we want to do is have a religious ceremony that winds up getting more people infected.”