Dry towns in New Jersey cannot forbid the possession, consumption, or transportation of alcohol, but have the option to permit or prohibit BYOB at restaurants and social affair permits for non-profit organizations. The vast majority of entirely wet counties are in southern border regions of Texas near Mexico, or in the south central portion.
This set up is unique in that the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control not only is responsible for the sale of liquor, but also for the enforcement of alcohol-related laws in addition to public education campaigns.
Off-premises sale of beer and wine on Sunday is only allowed after pm.
Texas law also prohibits the sale of alcohol in any "sexually oriented business" in a dry county.
33 states have laws which allow localities to prohibit the sale (and in some cases, consumption and possession) of liquor.
Still, many of these states have no dry communities.
Rabbi Dessler was born in Lithuania and later moved to England, before finally settling in Israel.