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Shul Shuts Its Doors on Tisha B’Av

On Tisha B'Av, Rabbi Joseph Korf and members of Chabad's Hollywood Community Synagogue packed its belongings. Full Story, Photos

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so sad...
August 11, 2014 11:43 pm

reminds me of gush katif; happened at about same time of year, nine years ago. may both situations be resolved l’maalah me’derech ha’teva.

To Rabbi Korf
August 8, 2014 10:10 pm

I do not know al of the circumstances. I know you have tried and tried. Eviction is not new to Jews. That doesn’t make it any easier. It is like saying to someone at the loss of a loved one, “he or she lived a great life.” You will grieve. G-d will open doors when you least expect it. It is time for reflection and to give yourself some time to process. I am deeply sorry r your loss.

Anshel Bomberger
Georgetown, CO

Help HCS
August 7, 2014 1:58 pm

Guys please contact [email protected] if you are serious about matching any donations. As you can see we are serious and i set up a crowdfunding site to accomplish our goals. If anyone is serious about their comments of matching all donations, that would be a tremendous huge benefit.

Help HCS
August 7, 2014 12:05 pm

Please help HCS by going to the crowdfunding site we set up and donate whatever you can. Every dollar helps. Please send it to your friends as well.

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-new-hollywood-community-synagogue/x/8371949

D L
August 6, 2014 4:36 pm

I cried at seeing this. The whole of world Jewry was mourning on this day when your Mikdash Me’at was dismantled. May it be HaShem’s Will that you will speedily find a better and more beautiful place to rebuild. Chazak veamatz!

# 12
August 6, 2014 2:03 pm

Wrong email address? Please repost…thanks

a little surprised
August 6, 2014 8:33 am

To comment number one: why would you accuse the shuls community of not helping financially? Do you realize how much half a million dollars is. Both my husband and I work the limit and can give at most 1-2,000 a year to put shul over the whole year. It is admirable that you are offering to help but unless you know for sure dont assume it’s members didn’t do everything possible to save the shul they love.

Your friends from Israel
August 6, 2014 1:34 am

Our hearts are with you all we were there just a few years ago before we made Aliyah to Israel may Hashem bless you and give you strength to build a stronger community and rebuild

can someone set up crowd funding for them
August 5, 2014 10:22 pm

I don’t know how to set it up, but I would like to contribute if someone gets it going.

Website?
August 5, 2014 9:45 pm

Is there a website where I can donate?

For a bigger and better shul
August 5, 2014 9:14 pm

Its only an upgrade….wait and see

help
August 5, 2014 7:51 pm

Aren’t there other Chabad Houses thay can help this community? From the pictures it seems like it was a very modest moised and there’s got to be more affluent moisdes that can help?

How?
August 5, 2014 7:48 pm

How can you be contacted to arrange matching funds?

Rabbi Korf taking down his Shule
August 5, 2014 7:21 pm

This is very sad to see but IY”H will lead to a new and better shule. Yerida litzorech aliya. Hatzlacha Rabba!

Kol yisroel areivim
August 5, 2014 6:59 pm

I am very sorry for your loss

To Rabbi Korf and Community
August 5, 2014 6:47 pm

I am very sad this happened to your shul. I am a Non-Profit Fundraiser , who has spent many years working with Chabad’s in California, perhaps I can help…[email protected]

moshiach
August 5, 2014 6:38 pm

they are moving to yerushalaim iy”h

Omg
August 5, 2014 5:47 pm

So sad, wish I could help

rabbi korf
August 5, 2014 5:26 pm

I was there it is the first time in my life seeing a shul being closed it’s so sad
good luck finding a good and nice one sincerely
mendel w.

Wishing you Hatzlacha and Beracha
August 5, 2014 5:26 pm

To Rabbi Korf and Community
Hoping that this is a stepping stone for a bigger and more precious community. When a door closes another opens.

i spy
August 5, 2014 5:22 pm

I spy Moti helping and assisting!

So Sad
August 5, 2014 5:19 pm

I can’t believe this happened on Tisha B’av. May Hashem give Rabbi Yossi Korf many brochos as I know he has many balei Teshuva and he deserves revealed good.

This is only the first step
August 5, 2014 5:10 pm

To get to a bigger and grander shul iyH
the churban is only there for the Binyan so too this is only a step for a huge and gorgeous shul and chabad house iyH
Chazzak vAmetz!

HEARTBREAKING!
August 5, 2014 4:42 pm

Several years ago, our community also went through this on the same day, enough distraction!

Meir
August 5, 2014 4:40 pm

BS”D
does not make sense that this should happen
but let’s hope that every arida is for the sake of an Aliya

HEARTBREAKING!
August 5, 2014 4:39 pm
How?
August 5, 2014 4:30 pm

There seem to be so many people helping them move…these people don’t give tzedakah?

I am willing to organize a group of people to match the community’s contributions to get the building or another building but the community members must be involved

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