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Brooklyn synagogue slapped with vacate order after discovery of radical students’ secret tunnel sparks safety concerns

Posted on AllSides January 11th, 2024
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Gregory P. Mango

The city has issued both a partial vacate order and an emergency work order for a Brooklyn synagogue complex after the discovery of a secret tunnel dug by extremist students from an ultra-Orthodox Hasidic group.

An investigation revealed that the 5-foot-tall, 8-foot-wide tunnel ran for about 60 feet beneath a single-story extension directly behind two four-story buildings at 784 and 786 Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights, the Department of Buildings said in a statement.

That extension connected four different buildings: The two on Eastern Parkway, a structure at 302 Kingston...

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