Rabbis Want To Turn Shuttered Brooklyn Synagogue Into Halfway House Brooklyn Reader January 19, 2016 January 19, 2016, 6:37 am An abandoned Brooklyn synagogue controlled by two rabbis with checkered pasts is being eyed for possible use as a halfway house for federal prisoners. The rabbis, brothers Abraham and Sroya Sorscher, were the subjects of a November 2015 investigative report in the Forward. Now, locals in the Sheepshead Bay neighborhood […] Click here to view original web page at forward.com Want to write for us? We're looking for interns and experienced writers! Go here for more information.