Read all about it in the Tribune:
Rabbi Fired, Synagogue Shuttered, Congregation WorriedNew immigrants worry about what will happen without beloved rabbi
That's really quite a shame. It's a beautiful building. I wonder what will happen to the building. It's already in pretty bad shape. It should be preserved or something like the Uptown theater.
I spent an amazing afternoon touring this synagogue with Rabbi Lefkowitz a few years ago. He's a very kind and generous man. He saw me poking around outside trying to peak through the windows. And he invited me inside for a personal tour of this grand space. It's an important piece of Chicago's cultural history.