U.S. District Judge lets Rhode Island Attorney General intervene in oldest synagogue lawsuit

Lawsuit sets the U.S.’s 1st Jewish congregation in NYC against the 250 yr-old Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island for selling its ceremonial Torah-bells to Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts for $7.4 million.

By The Associated Press


A federal judge has allowed the state of Rhode Island to intervene in a fight over the future of the nation’s oldest synagogue.