The Touro Vs. Shearith Legal Battle Continues
Around and around we go, as New York’s Congregation Shearith Israel plans to appeal a ruling last month, when it lost control over the oldest synagogue in the U.S.
· June 15, 2016
Storied Congregations in Legal Battle Over Torah Bells Worth $7.4 Million
Manhattan’s Shearith Israel and Newport, Rhode Island’s Jeshuat Israel are both claiming ownership over silver, colonial-era
. A judge will soon declare the lawful owner.
· October 2, 2015
A Different Voice
When a woman learns the art of Torah chanting, she realizes she is part of a new religious tradition—as well as a very old, sacred one
· February 16, 2012