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Update: Downtown Synagogue Forced Out of Home

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DT_synagogue_manpray_aa By Caroline Lewis “We are shocked by [yesterday's] court decision,” said Richard McBee, President of Lower Manhattan’s Sixteenth Street Synagogue. The NYS Supreme Court has upheld the eviction of the synagogue from their home of more than 65 years by building owner Jack Braha. This decision marks a low point for McBee and the synagogue [&hellip
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Sixteenth Street Synagogue Narrowly Avoids Eviction

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

DT_synagogue_kid_aa Threatened with ouster, the 67-year-old congregation fights back in the courts By Caroline Lewis Last week, a long- coming eviction notice posted on the door of Manhattan’s Sixteenth Street Synagogue finally confronted its president, Richard McBee: He had five days to clear out the space that has housed the congregation’s services and spiritual life ever [&hellip
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