NYC Ends Fight Against Fishel Litzman’s Beard

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fishel-litzmanFear the beard? No longer.

New York City will stop its fight to fire a frum cop who refused to trim his beard.

Fishel Litzman, who was expelled from the police academy for having a beard longer than the permitted length, won a ruling from a federal judge finding his firing was religious discrimination. He said his strict beliefs barred him from trimming his facial hair.

City lawyers quietly filed paperwork Friday opting not to appeal. Read more.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}

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