Oldest Ashkenazi Synagogue in New York City Destroyed in Fire

As 120-year-old Beth Hamedrash Hagadol burned, former congregants and neighbors recalled the vibrant life it once housed

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One hundred and twenty years of Jewish history on Manhattan's Lower East Side came to a tragic ending on Sunday night, as fire destroyed Beth Hamedrash Hagadol, one of the oldest synagogues in New York. For...