Hypothetically, if someone was able to donate an old church or synagogue in a place like Newark or Philadelphia to a hasidic sect to encourage them to start building a new community in an area in need of economic revitalization. Would that be realistic in anyway? Or are most sects content with Brooklyn, Lakewood, Monsey etc?
Are hasidic sects still looking for new places to build communities in the US?
More from r/JudaismMore posts in r/Judaism »
- Parshat Reeh Seeing the Blessings | Re’eh
- Identifying with Chidi
- Parshat Reeh Self Preservation | The Gila Way
- Hank Azaria is a Sephardic Jew whose family spoke Ladino at home.
- TIL that Louis Armstrong always wore a Star of David pendant, in gratitude to the Jewish family who raised him, treating him as though he were their own child. He was also fluent in Yiddish.