NYC Shul Fined $15K for Hosting Massive Satmar Wedding

New York Post

City Hall will levy a $15,000 fine against the Brooklyn synagogue that broke social distancing regulations by hosting thousands at a clandestine wedding for the grandson of a top religious official in the Hasidic community, Mayor Bill de Blasio said late Monday.

Hizzoner announced the fine and summons the day after The Post exposed how thousands packed into the Yetev Lev temple in South Williamsburg on Nov. 8 — dancing and singing at the top of their lungs with nary a mask in sight as they celebrated the nuptials of Yoel Teitelbaum, grandson of Satmar Grand Rabbi Aaron Teitelbaum.

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