Part of the funds were allegedly used to curry gifts for one of the defendant’s daughter on her wedding day.
Rabbi Samuel Hiller, 56, of Far Rockaway in the borough of Queens, was indicted on grand larceny and other charges, according to a news release issued Tuesday by Queens County District Attorney Richard Brown.
THIS WEEK: What are the responsibilities of Jewish day schools to children with special needs; the curious rise of gluten-free matzo.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo vetoed a bill that would have made it easier for religious students with special needs to receive tuition reimbursements for attending private schools.
An effort to ease access to access to public funds for private religious special education programs appears ready to be killed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Things have gone from bad to worse for the Hasidic Jews living in New Square and a few other Hasidic enclaves near the Catskills.