Signs apparently separating genders by sides of the street in the Hassidic community of Kiryas Joel are causing some controversy.

The signs along Forest Road indicate that the sidewalks are segregated by gender-specific colors. While some outside of the Satmar community say they find them offensive, followers quickly took to social media in defense of the signs, saying they are "suggestions"...

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