Andrea Sneiderman is on trial for a sensational Atlanta murder. She allegedly conspired with her husband's killer, Hemy Neuman – a man prosecutors say she was sleeping with and have evidence that seems to prove it – to murder her husband in November 2010. But standing up for the wealthy Jewish community member is her Chabad rabbi, Hirsch Minkowicz.
Andrea Sneiderman is on trial for a sensational Atlanta murder. She allegedly conspired with her husband's killer, Hemy Neuman – a man prosecutors say she was sleeping with – to murder her husband in November 2010.
At her bail hearing in 2012, one of her character witnesses was her Chabad rabbi, Hirsch Minkowicz, who told the court that Sneiderman would never leave her children and was, at any rate, a good woman who was active in the Chabad synagogue, and who often took the lead to volunteer for synagogue and Chabad community projects.
Neuman, a native of Israel, was Sniederman's supervior at General Electric, and the two clearly had more than a business-only relationship. In the few months from the time she was hired until her husband's murder in November 2010, the two GE employees were exceedingly close, as the AP reported last year:
Andrea Sneiderman was hired in early 2010, and she and Neuman hit it off, exchanging 1,500 phone calls and text messages in the months leading up to the killing.
Sneiderman's family is well-to-do. Neuman has no real money and was not close to Chabad.
Neuman was found guilty last year and sentenced to life without parole.
Sniederman's trial begins this week.
[Hat Tip: SH.]