Judge Halts Demolition of 111-Year-Old Chabad Shul

Congregation Anshei Lubawitz, built in 1906, is the oldest synagogue in Borough Park. Its architectural beauty and uniqueness among the square apartment buildings surrounding it make it a local landmark. However, under suspicious circumstances, the Shul’s current trustees are attempting to have it demolished, to be replaced by a luxury apartment building.

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Rubashkin Judge Accused of Profiting Off Jailings

Linda Reade, the judge who sentenced first-time non-violent offender Sholom Rubashkin to 27 years in prison, has been accused of profiting off the Federal immigration crackdown on Agriprocessors in 2008, which occurred shortly after her husband made a large investment in a private prison firm.

Here’s My Story: ‘Better Than the Original’

Mr. Raphael Nouril, a classical artist, currently lives in London, England. He has produced many paintings depicting religious and political figures, as well as all aspects of Jewish family life. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in his home in August of 2007.