A leading Hasidic rabbi in Brooklyn has tried positive for COVID-19, community sources told source on Monday.
Rabbi Zalman Leib Teitelbaum, a top of the Satmar organization of ultra-Orthodox Judaism, was analyzed on Sunday night and is enduring gentle manifestations of the respiratory sickness at his home in Williamsburg, sources said.
Recently, Mayor Bill de Blasio said city authorities were researching a huge Satmar memorial service held in Williamsburg, where video distributed by media seemed to show a great many grievers abusing Covid security limitations.
De Blasio likewise took steps to “shut down … unequivocally” the Congregation Yetev Lev D’Satmar temple where the administration occurred.
“These huge occasions are a genuine reason for concern, and we either need to see them be taken care of in an unexpected way, with truly clear cutoff points and precautionary measures, or not occur by any means,” he said.