Philanthropist Robert F. Smith, Evander Holyfield And Others At World Values Network’s Gala

The World Values Network will present Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Robert F. Smith as its Special Recognition Honoree

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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 →

Old Broadway Synagogue In Harlem 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 →

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 →

From The Ottoman Empire To A Harlem Empire, The Story Of Morris Schinasi, 1855 – 1928

Morris Schinasi, Turkish: Moris Şinasi; 1855 – September 10, 1928, was an Ottoman-born wealthy American businessman in the tobacco industry and philanthropist who lived on 351 Riverside Drive at 107th Street in Morningside Heights in West Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →


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