Old Broadway Synagogue In Harlem, New York 1923

Old Broadway Synagogue is an Orthodox Jewish synagogue in the Manhattanville in Harlem in New York City incorporated in 1911 under the name Chevra Talmud Torah Anshei Marovi, by an immigrant named Morris Schiff. Continue Reading →

Abraham Joshua Heschel, Harlem Rabi, Civil Rights Advocate And More, 1907 – 1972

Abraham Joshua Heschel, January 11, 1907 – December 23, 1972, was a Polish-born American rabbi and one of the leading Jewish theologians and Jewish philosophers of the 20th century. Continue Reading →

Join The “Meet A Jew” Pop-Up In Harlem To Combat The Wave Of Anti-Semitic Incidents

It’s a “Meet a Jew. Make a Friend,” pop-up, with Allison Josephs aka Jew in the City and a small group of ordinary people who happen to be Hasidic and a cross-section of other Orthodox Jews. Continue Reading →

Unity Shabbat With NYS Senate Leader And Senators Show Solidarity Against Anti-Semitism

Last night, New York State Senators from across the region joined local officials and the Jewish Community of Nassau County for a Unity Shabbat at Temple Beth-El of Great Neck. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Legendary Baseball Spy “Moe” Berg, New York 1902 – 1972 (Video)

Morris “Moe” Berg, was born in Harlem on March 2, 1902 – May 29, 1972. Director Aviva Kempner says in her documentary, ‘The Spy Behind Home Plate,’ that  “the Bergs were cultural Jews who lived the American Dream in Harlem.”

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Temple Israel Of Harlem In Harlem, NY 1888-1906

Temple Israel was founded in 1870 as Congregation “Hand in Hand” (Yod b’Yod in Hebrew) in the then remote Jewish community of Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Catsimatidis Presents To Letitia James And Charles S. Temel At The JCRC-NY Gala Dinner

The Jewish Community Relations Council of New York (JCRC-NY) celebrated its 2019 Gala Dinner at The Pierre Hotel on Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 and presented NYS Attorney General Letitia James with its Public Service Award. Continue Reading →