Orange County New York Book Presentation

Louis Grumet will make a presentation on The Curious Case of Kiryas Joel  at 2 pm, September 25, 2016, at the Monroe Temple of Liberal Judaism, 314  North Main Street, Monroe NY,  10950. The sponsoring group is the Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County. The Temple is a short walk from the Village.   Additional information can be obtained from Joyce Waschitz, Executive Director of the Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County. Her number is 845-562-7860

WNYT, Channel 13 Interview

Click here to watch an interview of the authors on Albany WNYT June 4,2016

Goodreads Reviews

COMMUNITY REVIEWS   Rating Details Hey, you have some reviews! That’s great news. Goodreads reviews help readers decide to read your book.Read more about reviews.    Esil’s Reviews > The Curious Case of Kiryas Joel: The Rise of a Village Theocracy and the Battle to Defend the Separation of Church and State Read My rating: 1 of 5 stars2 of 5 stars3 of 5 stars4 of 5 stars[ 5 of 5 stars ] The Curious Case of Kiryas Joel: The Rise of a Village Theocracy and the Battle to Defend the Separation… Read More

Buffalo News Op Ed on Scalia Vacancy

TheBuffaloNews.com OPINION Another Voice: Religious pressure is inappropriate in evaluating Garland’s nomination to the Supreme Court on March 30, 2016 By Louis Grumet With political attention riveted on Merrick Garland’s nomination for the U.S. Supreme Court, it is vital to focus on our constitutional protections and what is at stake in the battle over the late Justice Antonin Scalia’s seat. Republicans have threatened to block any nominee of President Obama. I understand the political calculus; the GOP hopes to win the presidential election and choose Scalia’s successor. I have little doubt that… Read More

Harry Phillips

Former Regent and former Chair of Westchester Community College Board

Pictures by Skip Dickstein, Courtesy of the Albany Times Union