“The Town of Ramapo is moving to close a yeshiva on Eckerson Lane in Hillcrest for zoning violations. Residents say the town has been complicit in allowing these schools to operate for years.”
“Ramapo has asked a state court to shut down an Eckerson Lane yeshiva for overstaying temporary permits that allowed it to use a house and classroom trailers for students while building a more permanent school.
The yeshiva was opened three years ago by a congregation without approvals. But the congregation later received town permission to use a single-family house for classrooms and add modular trailers for additional students. [Read more…]