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 →


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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 →


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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 →


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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 →


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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 →


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