...According to Mr Margalit, there has been no friction between veteran residents and new Soviet immigrants.
But not everybody agreed. "The major problem is that this is organised crime, not just the work of a few boys," said Rabbi Shlomo Unsdorfer, the London-born head of the Divrei Chaim synagogue.
"They came to Petah Tikvah because they felt they had moral support because there are many goyim and non-Jewish Russians here who hate the Jewish people. Instead of sending them back, the government is bringing them here."
In The JC - print edition.