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2019-06-25 Curbed: Fire-gutted Beth Hamedash Hagodol Synagogue’s tower will be demolished

2018-01-02 Curbed: Little remains of fire-ravaged Beth Hamedrash Hagodol synagogue

2017-07-12 Architect’s Newspaper: Landmarks approves partial demolition of Lower East Side synagogue destroyed by fire

2017-07-11 Curbed: Lower East Side’s fire-ravaged Beth Hamedrash Hagadol will be partially demolished with Landmarks approval

2017-07-11 The Lo-Down: Landmarks Commission Approves “Careful” Demolition of Beth Hamedrash Hagadol

6/21/2017 Curbed: Much of Lower East Side’s historic Beth Hamedrash Hagodol synagogue is ‘beyond repair’

6/21/2017 The Lo-Down: CB3’s Landmarks Committee Urges Preservation of Fire-Ravaged Beth Hamedrash Hagadol

6/21/2017 Bowery Boogie: Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Won’t Survive, Here’s Why

5/15/2017 NY Daily News: Blaze rips through historic synagogue on Lower East Side

5/15/2017 Yeshiva World News: Historic Shul In Lower East Side Destroyed By Fire

5/15/2017 The Lo-Down: Photos Through the Years: Beth Hamedrash Hagadol

5/15/2017 Bowery Boogie: Report: 3 ‘Kids’ Seen Fleeing Beth Hamedrash Hagadol as it Erupted in Flames

5/15/2017: The Forward: GONE FOREVER: 6 Stunning Photos of Beth Hamedrash Hagadol


5/15/2017 Curbed: Lower East Side’s historic Beth Hamedrash Hagodol Synagogue destroyed by fire

5/15/2014 The Lo-down: Morning Photos: Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Destroyed By Fire

5/15/2017 NY Times: Fire Damages New York’s Beth Hamedrash Hagodol Synagogue

5/15/2017 Bowery Boogie: Assessing the Scorched Remains of Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Synagogue on Norfolk Street

5/14/2017 The Lo-Down: Latest Developments: Fire at Beth Hamedrash Hagadol

5/14/2017 The Lo-Down: Breaking: Fire at Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Synagogue

5/14/2017 Bowery Boogie: Breaking: Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Synagogue on Norfolk Street is on Fire

5/14/2017 NY Post: Synagogue goes up in flames

2/20/2014 Bowery Boogie: Inside the Decaying Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Synagogue on Norfolk Street

1/14 2014 The Lo-Down: Followup: Saving Beth Hamedrash Hagadol, the Endangered Norfolk Street Synagogue

3/13/2013 Forward: Beth Hamedrash Hagodol Synagogue Has Change of Heart About Demolition

3/11/2013 Tablet: Hope for Beth Hamedrash Hagadol

3/11/2013 Curbed: Landmarked LES Synagogue Decides to Not Demolish Itself

3/11/2013 The Lo-Down: Breaking: Norfolk Street Synagogue Suspends Demolition Application

3/8/2013 Tablet: Rabbi Threatens Landmarked Shul

3/8/2013 Washington Square News: Landmarked Russian Jewish Synagogue Faces Demolition

1/28/2013 The Jewish Daily Forward: Landmark Synagogue Seeks Right to Demolish Itself

1/26/2013 The Real Deal: Landmarked synagogue wants to raze structure to make way for mixed-use development

1/21/2013 Curbed: Preservationists Don’t Want LES Synagogue to Demolish Itself

1/15/2013 The Lo-Down: Followup: Beth Hamedrash Hagodol’s Demolition & Redevelopment Plan

12/21/2012 The Lo-Down: Landmarked Synagogue Seeks Demolition Approval