Brooklyn Yeshiva Cops Traffic

This post first appeared in The Times of Israel.

no-parkingSome hasidim in Williamsburg, Brooklyn seem to be telling people where they can park it — and it’s not in front of Yeshiva Bnos Ahavas Israel on Franklin Avenue.

The sudden appearance of a no-parking sign in front of the school has driven city bus drivers and passengers to anger, as a nearby Metropolitan Transit Authority bus stop has been squeezed out of the space by the yeshiva’s school buses that line up (illegally) along the curb.

“Two Jewish guys were moving the pole. I saw them resetting it. They had fresh cement and made it look professionally done,” city bus driver Jamar Perry told the New York Post. He suspects the hasidic culprits took a sign that had fallen over after being hit by a car around the corner on Flushing Avenue and erected in front of the school.

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© 2013 Renee Ghert-Zand. All rights reserved.

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