Photos show hundreds gathering without masks in Kiryas Joel

New images out of Kiryas Joel show hundreds of people together without masks.

News 12 Staff

Sep 16, 2020, 6:52 PM

Updated 1,407 days ago

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New images out of Kiryas Joel show hundreds of people together without masks.
The photos were captured at the main synagogue in Kiryas Joel on Sunday.
They were posted to Twitter by a Satmar Hasidic account.
The images appear to show people not following the state's social distancing and mask guidelines.
Houses of worship can currently operate at 50% capacity with congregants 6 feet apart and wearing masks.
News 12 reached out to Kiryas Joel leaders, state police and the Health Department, but has not heard back.


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