Plaintiff, former New York City school teacher and a lifelong practitioner of Orthodox Judaism, alleges in a 2017 lawsuit against the city’s Department of Education alleging that he was fired from Felisa Rincón de Gautier Institute for Law and Public Policy in the Bronx because his religion

Manhattan Supreme Court Hasa Kingo denied the DOE’s summary judgment, finding the differing account offered by plaintiff in opposition to defendants’ prima facie case underscored the existence of factual issues regarding plausible discrimination.