Thursday Jul 17
Kiryas Joel land deal back to square one
It appears to be back to square one in the battle between the Town of Monroe and the Village of Kiryas Joel over a plan to expand.
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Thursday Jul 17
Arutz Sheva Israel News
Three Satmar Families Tie Triple Knot
If it sounds complicated, that's because it is. Three families are celebrating engagements of two siblings each to each of the two other families.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Monroe, KJ still have no answers on annexation
Monroe Supervisor Harley Doles said Tuesday that he has dropped a proposal that would have moved forward a contentious effort to expand Kiryas Joel, stalled for months in Albany by a dispute over who will lead the environmental review.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Fri Jul 11, 2014
New Jersey Jewish News
A rebbe owes an apology to terror victims NEW
I've never been impressed by those who claim to know the "real" reason behind some tragedy--usually something along the lines of the victim not having recently checked to make sure his or her mezuzahs were still kosher.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Monroe leaders propose split with Kiryas Joel in exchange for control over land proposal
Community leaders in Monroe are proposing to separate the Hasidic community of Kiryas Joel in exchange for giving its leaders control over a highly contested plan to double in size.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
My Time at Satmar Summer Camp
Recently my 9-year-old son came home from school demanding I sign him up for sleep-away camp, which, he insisted, his best friend is attending for the entire summer.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Hasidic Jews in New York seek to expand enclave
Kiryas Joel is a fast-growing island of ultra-Orthodox Satmar Hasidic Jews in a suburban stretch of New York's Hudson Valley.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
KJ has come long way in service special needs student population
The classrooms are bright and cheerful. The children are quick to smile. In fact, in Mrs. Blimy Kramer's pre-K classroom, that was the goal of the day - to make sure that each child smiled.
World Jewry denounces Satmar Rebbe
The leader of the Satmar hassidic sect declared on Wednesday that the parents of the three Israeli yeshiva boys whose bodies were discovered outside of Hebron on Monday caused their children's deaths.