Kiryas Joel

Orthodox Jews of the Satmar Hasidim in the village of Kiryas Joel, New York

Kiryas Yoel becomes Palm Tree, first American haredi town

Kiryas Joel’s roots date back to the mid-1970s, when Hasidic Jews began settling in the area under the guidance of Satmar Rabbi Joel Teitelbaum.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
07/01/2019
Satmar Hasidim

New York Hasidic man faces prison in alleged murder-for-hire plot

Shimen Liebowitz has been held without bail since his arrest a year ago.

By CHRIS MCKENNA/THE TIMES HERALD-RECORD
26/09/2017
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