A scandal is brewing at Congregation B’nai Israel. The synagogue is located in Montreal, Quebec. All of Canada is undergoing the stresses of the 2020 pandemic. In these turbulent times, like many other religious institutions, this synagogue is dealing with recovery efforts during the scourge. Some in the administration search for ways to preserve and expand their membership as others look to profit from the institution’s current difficulties. There is also much intrigue as the members of the governing board jostle for position.