Surveillance image of man accused of swiping silver from a Queens synagogue. (credit: CBS 2)

Queens Synagogue Robbed Of Silver From Torahs During Prayer Service

The suspect was caught on surveillance video walking out of Young Israel Of Queens Valley synagogue in Kew Gardens Hills, Queens, with four ceremonial pieces of silver from Torah dressings. The suspect was described as a white man wearing a white T-shirt, gray pants and a black yarmulke.


Eldridge St. Synagogue - File / Photo: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images

Historic Eldridge Street Synagogue Gets New Window

The 1887 synagogue was the city’s first congregation built by Eastern European Jews. It drew 1,000 worshippers during its peak years before falling into disrepair.