Orthodox Jews Set Sights on N.J. Town and Angry Residents Resist

  • Burgeoning religious community seeks new housing in Toms River
  • Agents' aggressive approach prompts cease-and-desist measure

A sign sits in the front yard of a home in Toms River, New Jersey, Feb. 22.

Photographer: Mel Evans/AP Photo

Every home is big on glass in a Toms River, New Jersey, neighborhood called North Dover. Windows let in the sun, or show off chandeliers in multistory entrance halls.

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