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Kiryas Joel

'I Grew Up In America And I Wasn't Allowed To Drive'

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.31.2015 | Religion

Frimet Goldberger grew up in Kiryas Joel, New York, an ultra-Orthodox Satmar Hasidic community about an hour's drive northwest of New York City. An ov...

Theocracy In America?

David N. Myers | Posted 02.03.2012 | Religion
David N. Myers

Kiryas Joel is a legally recognized municipality outside of New York City, whose population is made up almost entirely of members of the Satmar branch of Hasidic Judaism. It appears as an island of uniformity.