Ultra-Orthodox, also called Haredi, ... For example, the city released the data the same day that the New York Police Department shut down a Brooklyn yeshiva that was teaching 60 children.

Most of these ultra-Orthodox communities are isolated from the outside world: they speak Yiddish, For the devout ultra-Orthodox community, it is an occasion for making a pilgrimage to Mt. Brooklyn's ultra-Orthodox neighborhoods have seen some of the highest rates of COVID-19 deaths, but portions of the community have continued to … Ultra-Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn fight COVID-19 and antisemitism This is ‘perhaps one of the most significant challenges our community has faced since the Holocaust’

Hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jews attended a funeral on Sunday night for a local rabbi, taking over a street in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn … Meron in the country's north, where the second-century Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai is buried. New York is home to many insular communities that can be hard for authorities to convince to practice social distancing to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, but perhaps none more so than the Hasidic Jewish sects clustered in a few neighborhoods in Brooklyn and towns upstate.