Nearly four months after the virus first arrived, Jewish life has returned to Hasidic Brooklyn.
The move by the nearly 150-year-old weekly is due in part to the financial effects of the coronavirus crisis.
Glaser gave the confused energies of post-war America a visual outlet.
Those who have announced plans to reopen are already receiving reservation requests from quarantine-weary patrons.
The letter specifically cited the mayor’s focus on dispersing Jewish community gatherings.
“Everyone was passing by and taking pictures, not just Jews.”
The reopening comes less than a week after Orthodox lawmakers cut the chains off a playground in defiance of the mayor’s orders.
In a tweet Monday evening, Orthodox lawmakers said they would open the parks themselves if the mayor refused to do so.
The lawsuit accuses Gov. Andrew Cuomo of violating the plaintiffs’ rights to free exercise of religion.
Camps are still unsure whether they can manage the health risks and kids will be able to follow social distancing guidelines.