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Amish Enjoy Hasidic Walking Tour of Crown Heights

Aaron Lapp, left, and Elmer Fisher, second from right, exchange looks with the cutest Hasidic Jewish man ever, before tossing him over one shoulder and running off.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) Yesterday dozens of Amish residents from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania caused plenty of confusion as they toured a predominantly Hasidic neighborhood in Brooklyn's Crown Heights; the Amish [...]

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SECTS & THE CITY IN CROWN HEIGHTS

No barns were raised when Hasidic Jews and the Amish joined together on the streets of Brooklyn yesterday, but eyebrows sure were. The 25-strong Amish contingent made the trip by yellow school bus from Lancaster, Pa., to Crown Heights for a second annual guided tour of the life and culture of the Lubavitcher sect. “It’s [...]

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NYC ultra-orthodox Jews give Amish walking tour

Posted: Wed 2:17 AM, Apr 01, 2009 Home / News / Headlines List / Article NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's ultra-Orthodox Jews have given the Amish a walking tour of their world. Several dozen Amish residents from Lancaster County, Pa., toured Brooklyn's Crown Heights neighborhood with members of the Hasidic Jewish communityon Tuesday. [...]

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