Between Anti-vaxxers and anti-Semitism: N.Y.C.’s Orthodox Jews' War Against Measles

Relating anti-vaxxers to Judaism is ‘fake news,’ Jewish community leaders in Brooklyn tell Haaretz. So why is the outbreak being treated as a ‘Jewish issue,’ and will Passover make matters worse?

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NEW YORK — As Mayor Bill de Blasio was declaring a public health emergency last week over a measles outbreak in Brooklyn’s Jewish community, a heated debate on the issue broke out outside the news conference.