News Brief 1/22/2013, Shevat 11, 5773
Police Recover Stolen Brooklyn Torah Valued at $30,000
A Torah that was reported to be stolen and estimated to be worth around $30,000 was found, according to officials.
The Brooklyn Torah, belonging to Rabbi Binyamin Tamaiev of Congregation Agudath Sholom of Flatbush, was reportedly found inside the rabbi’s stolen car.
His gray 2007 Toyota Corolla was stolen from the 3700 block of 18th Avenue on Saturday evening with the rabbi’s personal belongings as well as the $30,000 Torah, police said.