Amid increasing COVID alarm, packed services at Chabad’s Brooklyn headquarters

Men packed into a late-night prayer service at Chabad’s main synagogue in Brooklyn this week, in violation of New York’s health rules and against the advice of local doctors.

On Friday, Sept. 11, the Gedaliah Society, a collective of doctors that has been advising Orthodox Jews in Crown Heights during the coronavirus pandemic, issued a stern exhortation against attending services at the synagogue, located inside Chabad’s headquarters at 770 Eastern Parkway.

Worshippers danced late into the night at 770 Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn after Selichot services early on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. Photo via Screenshot from livestream via JTA (JTA) – Men packed into a late-night prayer service at Chabad’s main synagogue in Brooklyn this week, in violation of New […]

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  1. For those of us who enjoy life please allow us to do so. And for those who don’t please be considerate and allow us to live a healthy one. Peace, love and health to all. Thank you.

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