- Mayer v. Temple Beth El
- Application of Cong. Ahavas Achem
213 NYS2d 770, 27 Misc2d 1097 (S.Ct. Monroe County, 1961)
- Purchase of seat is equivalent to purchase of property.
- Kroth v. Cong. Chebra Ukadisha Bnai Israel Miklawarie
430 NYS2d 786, 105 Misc2d 904 (S.Ct. N.Y. County, 1980)
- Sale of synagogue requires vote of membership.
- Orthodox Minyan of Elkins Park v. Cheltenham Township Zoning Hearing Board
123 Pa.Cmnwlth. 2d, 552 A. 2d 772 (Commonwealth Court of Pa. 1989)
- Reversed and remanded for determination whether Board acted properly and if variance
should or should not be granted.
- Lucas Valley Homeowners Assoc. v. County of Marin, Chabad of North Bay, Inc.
233 Cal.App. 3d 130, 284 Cal.Rptr. 427 (First District, Division 4 1991)
- Zoning board may grant variances to synagogue.
- LeBlanc-Sternberg v. Fletcher & United States v. Village of Airmont
67 F. 3d 412 (Second Cir. 1995)
Previous History: 839 F. Supp 1054 (S.D.N.Y. 1993),
781 F. Supp 261 (S.D.N.Y. 1991),
763 F. Supp. 1246 (S.D.N.Y. 1991)
- Court of Appeals reversed lower court decision for the village on motion for judgment
notwithstanding the verdict. Held, discrimination proven.
- Young Israel North Woodmere v. Town of Hempstead Board of Zoning Appeals
221 A.D. 2d 646, 634 N.Y.S. 2d 199 (Second Dept. 1995)
- Board's decision was arbitrary and capricious; Board should grant zoning variances to
- Khal Charidim Kiryas Joel v. Village of Kiryas Joel
- United States v. Village of Airmont
922 F. Supp. 959 (S.D.N.Y. 1996)
Prev Hist: 839 F. Supp. 1054, 846 F. Supp. 294, 67 F. 3rd 412
- Case on remand. Dist. Courtt finally holds that the village zoning code violated the
Fair Housing Act and was designed to keep Orthodox Jews from moving in; code would be
- Beth HaMedrosh HaGadol Cemetary Assoc. v. Levy
- City of Cleveland Heights v. Schulgasser
1998 Ohio App. LEXIS 1881 (Ohio Ct. App. 1998), No. 72475. Dated April 30, 1998.
Opinion by J. Nahra.
- Synagogue members conviction for criminal trespass after temple officials asked
him to leave affirmed; no unconstitutional interference with freedom of religion.
- Waldman v. Village of Kiryas Joel
39 F. Supp. 2d 370 (S.D.N.Y. 1999), 97 Civ. 7506 (BDP). Dated March 12, 1999. Opinion by J. Barrington D. Parker, Jr.
- Action claiming village of Hasidic Jews was operated as a theocracy in which the rights of dissidents were suppressed was dismissed on grounds of res judicata and lack of standing; plaintiff failed to allege any injury in fact and complaint cannot be amended to plead tax payer standing by raising issue in brief in opposition to a motion to dismiss; polling place ordered moved from synagogue to neutral site upon demonstration that voting arrangements impermissibly burdened the right of plaintiff and his fellow dissidents to vote in local elections.