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Heshy Tischler, NY anti-lockdown activist, arrested for inciting riot

In videos of the arrest, Tischler can be seen yelling to bystanders "Do you see what they're doing?"

By TZVI JOFFRE , PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
12/10/2020
New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio speaks to the media during a press conference in temporary hospit
NYC Mayor: Police response to assault of journalist ‘will be fixed today'

He also rejected the claim that antisemitism was fueling enforcement of the regulations in Borough Park and other heavily Orthodox neighborhoods.

By BEN SALES/JTA
09/10/2020
Haredim in Israel: The anatomy of a schism

Lack of trust in the government within the haredi community is not new

09/10/2020
Orthodox Jews gather for "Hoshanot prayers" as part of their Sukkot observance on neighborhood lawn
Trump denounces NYPD enforcement of COVID rules on haredi community

“Wow, what does this grim picture remind you of? I am the only thing in the Radical Left’s way! VOTE,” tweeted Trump.

Satmar Hasidim
Orange County NY shuts down schools in ultra-Orthodox Kiryas Joel

In footage uploaded to YouTube, hundreds of men can be seen dancing in close quarters, hugging and singing through the night.

An Orthodox Jewish man wears a mask while talking on a cellphone in the Orthodox Jewish community of
Leader of Bobov Hassidic sect tests positive for COVID-19

According to an Instagram post by BoroPark24, a local news site in the Brooklyn neighborhood where the Hassidic group is based, Unger tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
06/10/2020
Professor Wayne Szalinski, played by Rick Moranis, poster at Honey, I Shrunk The Audience
Jewish actor Rick Moranis assaulted in New York City

After the death of his wife in 1997, during the height of his career, Moranis began a long break from acting to dedicate his time to raising his two children.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
03/10/2020
An Orthodox Jewish man wears a mask while talking on a cellphone in the Orthodox Jewish community of
Did NYC's threat actually increase mask wearing in Orthodox neighborhoods?

Borough Park residents said, the increase in mask wearing is all about keeping the yeshivas from closing down.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
03/10/2020
CUNY Graduate Center
In response to viral video, CUNY Law denounces antisemitism then retracts

In the video, a man wearing an IDF sweatshirt is being confronted by a woman holding a lit lighter and in the background is a female voice saying “I hate your shirt. I’m gonna set it on fire."

01/10/2020
Mystic Seaport and Foxwoods: A getaway in the northeastern US

Mystic Seaport, less than 90 minutes from New York City as the crow drives, is America’s largest maritime museum, and you and your kids will love it.

By MICHAEL LEVIN
30/09/2020
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