NEWS FEATURE: Orthodox Jewish detective scours black market for stolen Torahs

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c. 1998 Religion News Service ENGLEWOOD, N.J. _ Mordacai Dzinkansky is a New York cop who defies central casting. A Hebrew-speaking Orthodox Jew, Dzinkansky patrols an unusual underground: the black market for stolen Torahs, sacred _ and valuable _ scrolls integral to Jewish worship. As part of the NYPD Torah Task Force, Dzinkansky has tracked […]

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