Regarding the Rise in Attacks on Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn
We urge the Brooklyn District Attorney to announce and implement stepped up prosecutions of those who commit bigoted-driven attacks against Orthodox Jews.
Average Household Income is Up 43% Among Hasidim Since 2009; Virtually Unchanged for New York Overall
Census data reviewed by OJPAC shows that the average income for Hasidic Households jumped by 43.1% from 2009 through 2017. The data is based on the Village of Kiryas Joel in Orange County, NY, whose population of 23,000 is Hasidic and is the largest Hasidic population quantified by the Census.
Records Show Few Religiously Tax Exempt Properties in the Hasidic Community of NY, NJ
Records obtained by OJPAC from the Town of Monroe in Orange County, and from the Town of Ramapo in Rockland County, both in the State of New York, show that only a fraction of properties in Hasidic-populated communities are exempt for religious purposes. Media reports of Lakewood, New Jersey show similar results.