Hasidic Jews Are Not Happy About ‘Spider-Man’ Filming During Passover

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Local leaders in the heavily Hasidic Jewish neighborhood of south Williamsburg, Brooklyn (full disclosure: I lived there until about two months ago) are not happy about The Amazing Spider-Man 2 filming in their 'hood. But they're not complaining about the movie or its stars. Their problem is that the shoot, which would involve closing off several neighborhood streets, is scheduled to take place during Passover."Now is the busiest time of year, when not only are the families home, but … [Read more...]


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