Report Of A Shul Operating At SSSS Prompts Response From The Fire Marshal’s Office

It appears some may not be too happy with the fact that the South Side Sandwich Shop offers a weekly Shiur, while the customers enjoy Chulent or a sandwich. The proprietor of the River Avenue shop, Joe (Yosef) Mutterperl, tells TLS an official from the Fire Marshal’s office came into his shop inquiring about an illegal Shul being run.

Yosef says he told the official there was no Shul there, but that there was a 10 minute Shiur which takes place on a weekly basis.

Completing his investigation, the Fire Marshal left the shop. TLS-CCP.

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23 COMMENTS

  1. I don’t know what anyone would complain about, even if it were a Shul, he has more parking spaces than most other Shul’s in town and he has great sandwiches.

  2. Before you cry foul, or antisemitism.. if there were a muslim deli, and once a week, 30 muslims gathered to study, would you be offended if someone reported them as running a possible mosque out of an eatery?

  3. Oh please! to the commenter who wrote about the muslims-get lost! this is a small crowd probably under 15 people and they dont pray or give lectures like muslims do with loudspeakers and all.

  4. I know Joe and the fire marshal who conducted the investigation, it was nothing more then a routine visit, a few questions were asked and everything was good to go, DONT MAKE SOMETHING OUTTA NOTHING , As a matter of fact Joe and the Fire Marshal happen to be good friends.

  5. I just spoke with yosef, he said the fire marshal was very nice and understanding & he new that he wasn’t running a shul in his store but a complaint was filled and he had to do his job. he wasn’t angry that he came they had a nice conversation and that was it.

    PS the chulent this week & the po’boy was outstanding. Can’t wait for next weeks new sandwich.

  6. the only way to properly investigate a chulent is by tasting it.

    then if you’r not sure you gotta finish the rest of the bowl.

    hmmm, a worthwhile investigation.

    maybesome other items need some investigating, will hafta save it for next time.

  7. This from Bob Unruh at World Net Daily:

    “Chuck and Stephanie Fromm already have been fined $300 for holding Bible studies for their friends at their home, and they face the potential for additional fines of $500 for each study held, according to a legal team taking their case to court.

    The newest conflict over Bible studies in homes in America arose in San Juan Capistrano, Calif., where city officials say city code section 9-3.301 prohibits religious organizations in residential neighborhoods without a conditional-use permit, a sometimes very expensive procedure.”

    The code cites “churches, temples, synagogues, monasteries, religious retreats, and other places of religious worship and other fraternal and community service organizations.”

    It ain’t over ’til the fat Chazan sings…..

  8. Can I have Zimun with a Minyan? I have a fire extinguisher. What if someone has Hot Poppers or Spicy Fries? Please advise before I get into hot water with the inspectors.

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