A uniformed police officer acknowledged that the event, during which one man led prayers at a lectern for a loose crowd, shouldn’t be happening.
The couple disseminated their planned route and cruised the streets, basking in the best wishes shouted from the windows of Crown Heights.
“It’s not a Jewish virus — it’s affecting everyone. But how it’s gonna look, is that we’re not listening to what the government is telling us.”
“If you’re going to funnel money to a charity, no one’s going to ask a lot of questions. If you’re willing to give money, they’re going to take it.”
A Jewish college in Michigan allegedly created a fake study abroad program for Israelis to pocket federal financial aid money.
A boy named Berel, age 9, was unimpressed. “Eh, we see a lot of police these days,” he said. “We’ve got it at our school, too.”
After the U.S. killed Iranian military leader Qasem Soleimani, Chabad warned emissaries around the world about possible revenge attacks.
The rabbi, who works as a Chabad emissary in Salt Lake City, where he grew up, said the #MeToo movement inspired him to come forward.
His son, Rabbi Mendel Goldstein, will assume the leadership of the synagogue and its school.
Traci Moran said that as a result of the two rabbis’ collusion, she was banned from synagogue, so she couldn’t say Kaddish for her late father.