Police vs. Hasidim: Orthodox Jews Riot in New York City

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In the US, Hasidic Jews are divided within themselves

After receiving noise complaints from surrounding homeowners, the NYPD discovered a secret tunnel beneath the Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidic synagogue.

The Hasidim had illegally built a tunnel connecting the synagogue to the Mikvah ritual pool. The effort to fill the tunnels with concrete sparked Hasidic protests. There were fights with police and arrests.


The tunnels’ function is uncertain, and there is significant disagreement about them.

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