Shul


Police Investigating Massive Vandalism at Yerushalayim Shul

Police are investigating a case of severe vandalism at one of Yerushalayim’s best-known shul’s, the Moussaieff Synagogue in the Bukharian quarter. Mispallelim who arrived for the early-morning tefillah on Thursday…

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Egypt Approves $2.2M for Restoration of Historic Shul

The Egyptian government has approved a $2.2 million plan to restore the historic Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue in Alexandria. Last Wednesday, the Ministry of Antiquities’ Project Sector approved the funds for…

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City Rules Beis Medrash Hagadol Unstable

A month after a 3-alarm fire ravaged one of New York’s most historic shuls, the city determined the structure to be unsound, presumably paving the way for the site’s eventual…

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Arrest Made in Bais Medrash Hagadol Fire

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the fire that destroyed the Lower East Side’s historic Bais Medrash Hagadol. Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said previously that police…

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Village Drops Lawsuit Threat Over Shul in Complex

The village of Spring Valley withdrew its stated threat to sue an apartment complex for building a shul and mikveh on its property, agreeing that there is a constitutional right…

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2 Jewish Centers Evacuated in Florida After Bomb Threats

Authorities say two Jewish centers in central Florida were evacuated following separate bomb threats, though no explosives were found at either location. The Orlando Sentinel reports that Jewish Academy elementary…

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