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Uneasy welcome as ultra-Orthodox Jews extend beyond New York

High property prices there are forcing them out to other districts

Hasidic women and children in front of their home in the Greenville neighbourhood of Jersey City, where several dozen such families from Brooklyn have settled.The influx has provoked tensions with long-established residents.

Jersey City

TO the gentrifying stew of bankers, artists and college graduates who are transforming this once blue-collar city across the Hudson River from Manhattan, add an unexpected flavour.

In a heavily African-American neighbourhood, 62 families from a number of Hasidic sects...

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