RABBI IN HEATHROW PRAYER ROOM DIS­PUTE

The Jewish Chronicle - - NEWS -

A RABBI is de­mand­ing a pub­lic apol­ogy from Heathrow air­port af­ter be­ing told to re­move his shoes in­side its multi-faith prayer room. Rabbi Sh­muli Brown, Chabad rabbi of Liver­pool Uni­ver­si­ties, said “a per­son in uni­form” had in­ter­rupted his morn­ing prayers, telling him take off his shoes, as is the prac­tice in mosques. “He made me feel very un­wel­come, so I left the room,” the rabbi said. Heathrow said the in­ci­dent was be­ing in­ves­ti­gated.

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