Friday, December 10, 2010

Crown Heights Beis Din issues orders not to report anyone to police

Daily News

A Brooklyn rabbinical court has a new commandment for the thousands of religious Jews under its jurisdiction: Thou shall not snitch.

The Beth Din of Crown Heights has ordered an estimated 10,000 members of the Lubavitch Hasidic sect not to gripe about cops or blab about crimes to outsiders.

"No one shall bring to any media outlet information about any resident that could, if publicized, lead to an investigation or intensified prosecution by any law enforcement agency," reads an edict issued last week.[...]

1 comment :

  1. The language of the letter sounded a bit extreme but it's entirely a reaction to the specific route taken by the shomrim gang to increase their influence in the community.

    Incidentally, the shomrim gangsters have the ear of this particular journalist, and they are clearly the source for this very story.


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