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  • Chasidic teen sentenced to seven years in N.Y. firebombing

    April 18, 2012 | 9:42 am

    A Chasidic teenager who firebombed the home of a neighbor over a religious disagreement was sentenced to seven years in prison.

    Shaul Spitzer, 18, of the New York State village of New Square, was sentenced Tuesday in Rockland County Court after pleading guilty in February to the...

  • New Square rebbe seeks dismissal of arson suit

    July 20, 2011 | 3:58 pm

    Rabbi David Twersky, the grand rebbe of the Skverer Chasidic sect in the New York village of New Square, has requested the dismissal of a lawsuit implicating him in an arson attack.

    Twersky’s lawyer, Franklyn Snitow, moved to have the suit in New York State Supreme Court tossed...