A Hasidic woman leaves the Metropolitan Pool in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, June 6, 2016. Rachelle Blidner, AP

Let My People Swim: Hasidic Demand for Women’s-only Pool Hours Threatens Coexistence in Williamsburg

How a Brooklyn public swimming pool has become an inter-communal flashpoint with the rapidly-growing Satmar sect.

BROOKLYN – The water at a Brooklyn public swimming pool is growing choppier by the day as conflict roils both sides of a dispute over Hasidic-driven women-only swim hours.

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