Tag: Williamsburg

Carlebach-style Hasidic community Expands into Borough Park

About one year after a Carlebach-style shul was first opened on Penn Street in Williamsburg, the inchoate movement picked up some steam and expanded this week with the opening of an additional synagogue, called The Shtiebel, in Borough Park — Williamsburg’s

Murder for Profit on Rodney Street!

  Williamsburg is astir in the aftermath of yesterday’s death of R. Altar Simcha, an elderly member of the community who several months ago tumbled down the steps of the Cenral Satmar Synagogue on Rodeny Street in Williamsburg and was gravely wounded.