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.


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 rimonim. A judge will soon declare the lawful owner.


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

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