Kiryas Joel

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New York town reportedly buying up property to keep Hasidim out

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.'JTA, 16/09/2018 18:25
Haredi man arrested after hit and run in Kiryas Joel

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.Tzvi Lev, 24/12/2017 09:25
US: Satmar neighborhood to become first all-haredi city

US: Satmar neighborhood to become first all-haredi city

Community votes to become independent city, receive an additional 791 acres.Ben Shaul, 08/11/2017 11:27
Sense of siege in Kiryas Joel

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.Uriel Heilman, 18/05/2016 01:30
FBI Satmar raid reportedly part of sex abuse probe

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.JTA, 16/05/2016 07:32
FBI investigates Satmar yeshiva in New York

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/05/2016 19:33
Three Satmar Families Tie Triple Knot

Three Satmar Families Tie Triple Knot

Three families are celebrating engagements of two siblings each – to each of the two other families.Hillel Fendel, 17/07/2014 19:01