New York - The Aronites sect of Williamsburg and Borough Park’s Satmar Jewish community, under the leadership of Grand Rabbi Aron Teitelbaum, announced over the weekend, that they are endorsing District Attorney Charles “Joe” Hynes for reelection.
“District Attorney Hynes has been a great D.A. for more than 20 years and has been instrumental in making Brooklyn a safer place to live.
We are lucky to have District Attorney Hynes serving us, and our community intends to enthusiastically support his reelection,” said a leader in the Satmar community, Rabbi Moishe Indig.
Hynes is running against Kenneth Thompson.
Aronites living between Williamsburg and Borough Park are one of the largest voting blocks in Brooklyn.
The Zalmenites sect of Satmar who are also considered a large voting block hasn’t yet made public who they will back.