April 26, 2019 News

Christopher Milito Representing Rabbi in Litigation Brought by Synagogue Members

April 26, 2019 – Morrison Cohen partner Christopher Milito is representing Rabbi Yechezekel Wolff of Congregation Emunath Israel, a 100 year-old synagogue in Chelsea.  The rabbi – along with the synagogue’s board of trustees  - is being sued by a minority of the synagogue’s former board members for allegedly holding an improper board election.  Christopher was quoted about the lawsuit in the article “Chelsea rabbi sued over board election,” that appeared in the April 24, 2019 issue of The Villager.

“There’s no question that the synagogue is a far different place then it was before Rabbi Wolff. Membership is up, with neighborhood families holding their ceremonies and events here. The building is in the final phases of an extensive renovation that will better serve the community. The synagogue is on the rise — no lawsuit can stop that.”