NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Brooklyn congregation planning a Hasidic wedding that state officials expected 10,000 people to attend Monday has introduced it can now not go on as deliberate.
A press release despatched Sunday from the Congregation Yetev Lev D’Satmar stated the marriage will solely be open to “shut members of the family.”
As we first reported Friday, in response to flyers obtained by CBS2, the grandchild of Satmer Grand Rebbe Zalman Leib Teitlebaum is to be married.
The state and metropolis sheriff’s departments served an order Friday evening asking the congregation to cancel or postpone the wedding until it’s restricted to 50 folks.
Officers had been anxious a big crowd would trigger a brand new spike in COVID-19 infections.
“It was exterior of the goal pink or orange or yellow cluster zone, however the info that our investigation revealed was that upwards of 10,000 people had been planning to attend,” stated Beth Garvey, particular counsel and senior advisor to the governor.
The congregation stated the marriage was deliberate with “COVID-19 laws in thoughts,” and “applicable pointers,” had been going to be adopted.
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