Tag archive for ‘Synagogue’
Itamar Eichner On Saturday, October 27th, 2018

11 dead in shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue

A gunman stormed a Pittsburgh synagogue during Saturday services and shot worshipers, killing 11 and wounding six others, including four police officers, before he was arrested. None of the dead were children. The More...

News Brief On Friday, August 28th, 2015

Lviv revives Jewish past as Ukraine bids to link with Israel

The glory days of Lviv’s Golden Rose synagogue, like those of the Jewish community in this beautiful Ukrainian city, lie far in the past. Jews settled in Lviv soon after it was founded in the 13th century, More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Its Jew vs Jew in Rhode Island Over a Pair of Tora Bells Worth $7 Million

– – A civil Jewish war is brewing which threatens to make the feud between the Hatfields and the Mccoys in the 19th Century seem like child’s play. The fight is over the ownership rights to More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Steve Karro, Florida Rabbi Charged With Molesting 11 Year Old Girl, Out On Bail

– – Steve Karro, a Miami rabbi who stands accused of molesting an eleven year old girl, has been arraigned on charges of child molestation and committing a lewd and lascivious act on a minor More...

News Brief On Sunday, May 31st, 2015

A bitter battle for control of oldest synagogue in the US

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — A bitter struggle for control over the nation’s oldest synagogue goes to trial this week, with lawyers saying they may use more than 1, 000 exhibits dating as far back as 1733. The More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Controversy over $13 Million Sale of Lower East Side Sages of Israel Synagogue

Congregants who worship at the Ger Hasidic sect’s synagogue “Sages of Israel” located in Manhattan’s Lower East Side are furious over the impending sale of their building. Now the US attorney’s office More...

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