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 →

Low-Cost Jewish High Holiday Services At JCC Harlem

This year, JCC Harlem is proud to again offer a full roster of High Holiday experiences for the Jewish community.

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HW Pick: First Hidden Figures, Now “Jews In Space”

Jewish astronauts orbiting the earth face a particularly vexing question on Friday nights: how do you celebrate Shabbat at sundown when the sun rises and sets approximately every hour? Continue Reading →

Harlem Representative Adriano Espaillat Statement On Holocaust Remembrance Day

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement in reflection on the significance of Yom Hashoah: Continue Reading →

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