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New York, NY - Stolen Torahs Returned to Queens Synagogue

Published on: September 16, 2008 11:31 AM
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p>New York, NY - At the start of today’s High Holy Days meeting at One Police Plaza, NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly returned the eight Torahs which were stolen in August from the Jewish Center of Kew Gardens Hills in Queens, just in time before the Rosh Hashana holiday.

As the meeting started, Commissioner Kelly had police officers from the NYPD Shomrim Society proudly carry out the eight Sifrei Torah onto the stage - and returned them to the members of the synagogue.

Also in attendance where the detectives of this case and where given awards by the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC).



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 Sep 16, 2008 at 01:31 PM Avraham Abba Says:

Boruch Hashem!
This is a reaj kiddush Hashem!
Yet, once again the NYPD has come through to help our community!
We must always remember this.

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 Sep 16, 2008 at 01:50 PM Anonymous Says:

Now we have to find all the Stolen goods from Boro Park homes from this past summer
About every block had a breakin this past summer with everyting taken

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 Sep 16, 2008 at 02:28 PM THINKER Says:

HAKOL TOLU BEMAZEL AFILU SEFER TORAH SHEBEHEICHAL

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 Sep 16, 2008 at 03:49 PM anonymou's Says:

every block? everything? thats quite an epidemic stat, and probably very untrue

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 Sep 16, 2008 at 05:44 PM Torah im Derech Eretz Says:

Now if these will be put to good use and studied and followed by the congregation,it would be better news

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 Sep 16, 2008 at 06:23 PM TIDE Has no derech eretz Says:

who are you to say that they don't? what are you?

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 Sep 16, 2008 at 06:22 PM xx Says:

Torah im Derech Eretz Says:
Now if these will be put to good use and studied and followed by the congregation,it would be better news
09-16-2008 - 5:44 PM
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Why dont u be the first role model and throw your internet enaled computer and phone out the window. That way we can learn from you and follow in your HOLIER tHAN THOU footsteps

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 Sep 16, 2008 at 10:08 PM Anonymous Says:

The Jewish Center in KGH is Conservative

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 Sep 16, 2008 at 11:09 PM Here's better "klal" Says:

"Torah im Derech Eretz" is very nice. How about Ahavas Yisroel which Rabbi Akiva says is a "klal gadol b'torah"?

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 Sep 17, 2008 at 12:01 PM yeruchem Says:

Letzanus was put in this world to ridicule apikorsus and apikorsim - yes, even if sadly they're Jewish

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 Sep 17, 2008 at 01:53 PM anon Says:

yeruchem Says:
Letzanus was put in this world to ridicule apikorsus and apikorsim - yes, even if sadly they're Jewish
09-17-2008 - 12:01 PM
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what is your source for your shtikel purim torah?

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