Mahwah Rescinds Parks Ban Alleged To Target Orthodox Jews

A law that got the Mahwah Council sued by the state Attorney General and a Jewish group was officially changed Thursday.

winters park_editedLanguage in the ordinance that banned out-of-state residents from using township parks was removed in a 6-1 vote following a scathing lawsuit, filed in October by Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino. The suit accused Mahwah council members of using the law to keep Orthodox Jews in neighboring New York State towns from crossing into Mahwah.

Source: NJ.Com/Allison Pries

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