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Schools in Kiryas Joel closed amid 27.6% COVID positivity rate

Schools in Satmar community in upstate New York ordered to close, after tests showed 27.6% average positivity rate.

Schools in Kiryas Joel closed amid 27.6% COVID positivity rate

Hasidic school in upstate New York found operating with ‘hundreds of students inside’

School in the Hasidic village of Kiryas Joel in upstate New York ordered to close after it was found operating with hundreds of students.

NY: Hasidic school found operating with ‘hundreds of students'

Hasidic community becomes first official haredi US town

Kiryas Joel in New York splits from Town of Monroe, renamed town of Palm Tree.

Hasidic community becomes first official haredi US town

New York town reportedly buying up property to keep Hasidim out

Town supervisor says municipality buying up properties to keep out Hasidim. 'People scared half to death by Hasidic expansion.'

New York town reportedly buying up property to keep Hasidim out

Haredi man arrested after hit and run in Kiryas Joel

Man charged with fleeing scene after striking eight-year-old child with his vehicle in New York hasidic enclave.

Haredi man arrested after hit and run in Kiryas Joel

US: Satmar neighborhood to become first all-haredi city

Community votes to become independent city, receive an additional 791 acres.

US: Satmar neighborhood to become first all-haredi city

Sense of siege in Kiryas Joel

Even before the FBI descended on the Satmar Hasidic village of Kiryas Joel, there was a growing sense that the community was under attack.

Sense of siege in Kiryas Joel amid raids and scrutiny

FBI Satmar raid reportedly part of sex abuse probe

Speculation grows that FBI raid of New York's Kiryas Joel was part of investigation of principal being filmed kissing two young boys.

FBI raids of Satmar town reportedly part of sex abuse probe

FBI investigates Satmar yeshiva in New York

FBI agents sweep in on yeshiva in New York's Kiryas Joel; reports indicate either child pornography or corruption case.

FBI investigates Satmar yeshiva in New York

Three Satmar Families Tie Triple Knot

Three families are celebrating engagements of two siblings each – to each of the two other families.

Three Satmar Families Tie Triple Knot