Satmar Va’ad Hatznius Blasted Calvin Klein For Underwear Ad

Kiryas Joel – Satmar Hasidic Va’ad Hatznius, or modesty patrol, the self-appointed arbiters of right and wrong in the Satmar community. Read more

FBI Is Raiding Orange County Hasidic Village Of Kiryas Joel

Federal agents are currently conducting searches in the ultra-Orthodox village of Kiryas Joel in Orange County, New York. A spokeswoman for the FBI confirmed an ongoing search but declined to comment further. Read more

FBI Raid Underway At Locations In Kiryas Joel

Kiryas Joel, NY – The FBI and several local law enforcement departments are raiding multiple locations in the village of Kiryas Joel. Read more

Kiryas Joel, NY – KJ School Denies Sex Abuse Allegations; Investigation Continues

Kiryas Joel, NY – More than one week after video of a Kiryas Joel school principal allegedly seen kissing a young boy as he held him tightly in his office surfaced on social media, a statement by United Talmudical academy officlas has been released saying that no criminal activity is evident in the footage. Read more

Satmar Rebbe R’ Aron Teitelbum Slams NYC Investigation Into Private Schools

Pray for us!

That’s the message a leading Hasidic rabbi gave to his thousands of followers in response to the city Education Department’s investigation into its schools failing to teach secular subjects as required by law. Read more

NYSP: Video of Kiryas Joel Principal and Young Boy Under Investigation

State police are investigating a video purporting to show a school principal in close physical contact with a young boy in the Orange County village of Kiryas Joel. Read more

Kiryas Joel – Employee At Store Arrested After Spraying “Death To Jews”

Monroe, NY – An Orange County resident who sprayed hate messages inside a residential building in Kiryas Joel was arrested yesterday by the New York State Police and charged with a bias crime in the act of vandalism. Read more

FBI Probe Of Orthodox Yeshivas Now Eyeing School Lunch Frauds

Brooklyn, NY – As speculation continues to swirl regarding the recent widespread FBI raids in Ramapo, Kiryas Joel and Brooklyn, an employee at a Williamsburg yeshiva has said that the searches may encompass a wider scope than originally thought. Read more

Kiryas Joel Also Targeted In FBI E-Rate Raids; Program Has Long Been Abused, Insiders Say

The FBI raids that targeted more than twenty addresses in Ramapo and Brooklyn last week reached as far north as Orange County, with two locations in Kiryas Joel also targeted by federal agents. Read more

THE DETAILS: Dozens Of FBI Agents Raids At Multiple Locations In Monsey And Kiryas Joel

FBI agents and Rockland district attorney’s office investigators fanned out across Ramapo on Wednesday with search warrants demanding that vendors and yeshivas provide records and account for equipment allegedly bought by religious schools with millions in federal education technology dollars. Read more