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Jewish Boundary Markers Stir Tension In N.J.

One side says the fight in Mahwah, New Jersey, over plastic pipes clamped to utility poles is rooted in anti-Semitism. The other says it’s merely about enforcing an ordinance that governs outdoor displays. Read more

New York’s Orthodox Jews Are Expanding Into These Towns, And Some Residents Aren’t Happy

When Moshe Pinkasovits walks with his kids down the street on Saturdays in his new town, he has to watch out for drivers shouting anti-Semitic slurs. Read more

Orthodox Jewish Group Sues Town To Keep Religious Markers

MAHWAH, N.J. — An Orthodox Jewish community group has sued a New Jersey town that has moved to block the group from building a religious boundary made up of white plastic piping through town. Read more

Mahwah, NJ – Town Response To Jewish Community’s ‘Eruv’ Stirs Anti-Semitism Fears

MAHWAH, N.J. — Thin strips of PVC piping on utility poles around a New Jersey town have stirred worries that an ultra-Orthodox Jewish community just across the New York border plans to expand, and backlash from those who say the opposition raises worries about anti-Semitism. Read more

Park Ordinance Could Target Orthodox Jews

MAHWAH, N.J. — A New Jersey prosecutor has ordered a town’s police department to ignore a new ordinance that he says could illegally target Orthodox Jews from New York. Read more

Monsey – David Mizrachi Charged With Heroin Possession, Robbery

A 21-year-old Monsey man faces charges of robbing a Mahwah, New Jersey, convenience store gas station and possessing more than 120 wax packages of heroin, police said. Read more