Aron Rottenberg

New Square resident Aron Rottenberg, 43, was hospitalized with burns to 50 percent of his body after an attack apparently sparked by a religious dispute. (Credit: Handout via CBS 2)

New Square Teen Gets Prison In Burning Of Aron Rottenberg

A teenager has been sentenced to seven years in prison for a firebomb attack that badly burned a neighbor during a religious dispute in a Jewish enclave in Rockland County.

04/17/2012

New Square resident Aron Rottenberg, 43, was hospitalized with burns to 50 percent of his body after an attack apparently sparked by a religious dispute. (Credit: Handout via CBS 2)

Car Belonging To New Square Arson Victim Aron Rottenberg Set On Fire

A dissident member of a Hasidic Jewish community in Rockland County who was burned in an arson attack last May has been victimized again.

03/09/2012

New Square resident Aron Rottenberg, 43, was hospitalized with burns to 50 percent of his body after an attack apparently sparked by a religious dispute. (Credit: Handout via CBS 2)

Guilty Plea Averts Trial In Rockland County Hasidic Firebomb Case

Defense attorney Deborah Lowenberg says Shaul Spitzer pleaded guilty Tuesday to first-degree assault. Spitzer had been accused of severely burning neighbor Aron Rottenberg with a firebomb.

02/07/2012

New Square resident Aron Rottenberg, 43, was hospitalized with burns to 50 percent of his body after an attack apparently sparked by a religious dispute. (Credit: Handout via CBS 2)

New Square Man Charged In Burning Of Aron Rottenberg Pleads Not Guilty

Eighteen-year-old Shaul Spitzer is accused of severely burning Aron Rottenberg outside Rottenberg’s home in the Hasidic enclave of New Square.

06/24/2011

New Square resident Aron Rottenberg, 43, was hospitalized with burns to 50 percent of his body after an attack apparently sparked by a religious dispute. (Credit: Handout via CBS 2)

Suspect Indicted For Attempted Murder In Burning Of New Square Man Aron Rottenberg

An 18-year-old student from a Hasidic enclave in Rockland County has been indicted on charges stemming from a fiery attack on a religious dissident.

06/23/2011

New Square resident Aron Rottenberg, 43, was hospitalized with burns to 50 percent of his body after an attack apparently sparked by a religious dispute. (Credit: Handout via CBS 2)

New Square Arson Victim Blames Attack On Community’s Religious Intolerance

After being the victim of a frightening arson attack, New Square resident Aron Rottenberg spoke from his hospital bed on Wednesday. Rottenberg said that he blames the leaders of an Hassidic sect for creating the intolerant atmosphere that led to his injuries.

06/08/2011

New Square resident Aron Rottenberg, 43, was hospitalized with burns to 50 percent of his body after an attack apparently sparked by a religious dispute. (Credit: Handout via CBS 2)

Family Of Victim In New Square Religious Dispute Calls For Civil Rights Probe

The family of a Rockland County man horribly burned in an arson attack is now asking state and federal law enforcement for help, publicly calling for a civil rights probe of the insular Skver Hasidic sect.

05/25/2011

New Square resident Aron Rottenberg, 43, was hospitalized with burns to 50 percent of his body after an attack apparently sparked by a religious dispute. (Credit: Handout via CBS 2)

Attempted Murder Charge Filed In Ramapo Arson Case Sparked By Religious Dispute

Ramapo police Chief Peter Brower said Monday that Shaul Spitzer of New Square was trying to burn down Aron Rottenberg’s house when both men suffered burns and were hospitalized Sunday.

05/23/2011

New Square resident Aron Rottenberg, 43, was hospitalized with burns to 50 percent of his body after an attack apparently sparked by a religious dispute. (Credit: Handout via CBS 2)

Police: NY Man Badly Burned In Religious Dispute

An orthodox Jewish father of four said he was apparently punished for worshipping his own way after an attack left him with burns covering 50 percent of his body.

05/22/2011