Protest erupts in Orthodox Jewish community over NYC’s new coronavirus restrictions

Share this:

Hundreds of members of an Orthodox Jewish community in New York City protested new state restrictions for areas with a spike in coronavirus cases, while a group of lawmakers and a Catholic bishop also spoke out against the planned clampdown.

Protesters in the neighborhood of Borough Park, Brooklyn, on Tuesday night blocked traffic and lit a “small, rubbish fire,” according to the city fire department.