Will New York City's Orthodox Jews Leave Too?

After a summer of chaos, wealthy and secular New Yorkers are fleeing in droves. Brooklyn’s Jews aren’t thrilled, but for them leaving isn’t so easy, or so desirable.

Members of Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community on June 3, 2020. ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images.

Members of Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community on June 3, 2020. ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images.

Observation
Sept. 15 2020
About the author

Tamara Berens is a Krauthammer fellow at Mosaic.


For Brooklyn’s diverse communities of Orthodox Jews, it was a summer like none other.

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