Chabad received approval from the city in 2008 to build a synagogue but soon began encountering opposition.
The charming story soon turned into a different tale. The well-meaning rescue was said to be ill advised.
The following is an excerpt from the announcement that was made from the podium:
The final get-together, on January 3, will be hosted by Tammy Attias. It will be open to the congregation’s women of all ages.