Foul Mouth Manhattan Rabbi Yechezekel Wolff Sued For $21 Million For Turning Historic Synogague Into Disco
Congregants accuse of renting out the 100-year-old synagogue to people who throw wild dance parties. The dance parties created such as ruckus that neighbors called the police to complain on multiple occasions.
The lawsuit also alleges Wolff ripped out old pews. He also allegedly ripped memorial plaques of Holocaust survivors off the walls because he didn’t want them to spoil fundraisers. Congregants also claim Wolff turned off the heat in the winter in order to “kill off the congregation”.
The New York Post says it has obtained recordings of the Manhattan rabbi telling congregants to ‘go to hell’ when they complained.
Wolff is heard in the recordings calling congregants ‘crazy people’ and dropping f-bombs:
Wolff also told the synagogue’s board would ‘get the f*** outta here.’
The New York Post reports the lawsuit was filed in Manhattan Supreme Court by five members of Congregation Emunath Israel.
Ira Glauber, one of the plaintiffs, told the Post: