In 2017, the tribe’s chief called the ordinances that targeted Jews “anti-Semitic BS.”
A New Jersey township has agreed to repeal an ordinance prohibiting the construction of an eruv, that state officials said discriminated against
If the targets of one’s ire are Orthodox Jews — especially Haredim – the very worst slurs and anti-Semitic tropes are suddenly considered reasonable.
Local residents who attended the meeting called on the council to fight the eruv in U.S. District Court — and the Supreme Court, if necessary.
The council may be trying to dodge the worst impacts of a potential lawsuit while still failing to quell anti-Semitic attitudes in the town.
A New Jersey township has rescinded a proposed ordinance that would have prevented the construction of an eruv.
In a town being sued for anti-Semitism, one resident created a Facebook group focused on keeping Hasidic Jews in New York.
“It goes back to a much darker time in our country. And I don’t think anyone wants to return to that.”
It’s a high wire, but you wouldn’t use it in a circus.
Council on American-Islamic Relations called local resistance to the eruv a “case of religious intolerance.”