Pictures of a group Young Orthodox Jews Tearing down wooden panels a Synagogue They went viral on social media. Corruption erupted Brooklyn, NYAfter they discover a secret tunnel dug illegally.
What is known so far is that the tunnels were used by men Synagogue andn NYBut for what purpose they built it and what it was used for is still unknown.
The Secret Tunnel in the New York Synagogue: Theories
According to local media reports, the subway took them under the synagogue's women's wing, where a mikveh (Jewish Ritual Purification Bath).
However, it is not yet clear why the young men were so attached to the property or what they used the mikvah for. In fact, the pictures show the desperation of the men who saw the presence of cement excavators and construction equipment at the site. They overpowered him and threw him on the road.
The New York Police He had to take action against the approach of the youth, who were forcibly expelled. Even after the videos went viral, 12 people were arrested Be on guard.
Here's what they said from the New York Synagogue
According to Rabbi Moti SeliksonA group of youths broke the walls of the property surrounding the synagogue, “Unauthorized access“.
Chabad-Lubavitch Movement's Director Community “AffectedFor vandalism by a group of youths who vandalized a synagogue. “We hope and pray that the sanctity and decorum of this holy place can be quickly restored,” he added.
Finally, Rabbi Yehuda GrinskThe head of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement also released a statement thanking the NYPD for making statements on the issue “Professional and sensitive“.
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