Brooklyn, NYC synagogue ordered to vacate due to underground tunnel


New York Synagogue News : A tumultuous scene in Brooklyn as Hasidic men clashed with the police in the global headquarters of the Chabad-Lubavitcher movement. Video revealed the inside of a bizarre tunnel built by a group of Hasidic Jewish men underneath a historic Brooklyn synagogue. Chabad-Lubavitch is an Orthodox Jewish Hasidic organization, one of the movement's most influential. Officials and locals said young men in the community recently built the passage to the sanctuary in secret. The rebels first gained entry into an abandoned Jewish men’s mikvah, or ritual bath, around the corner on Union Street