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 →

How Harlem Tried To Save The Caged Man In The Bronx Zoo

c0c7dc9e-2312-4cae-918f-e4e6ebcb3f0b-396x480The black clergymen who had been summoned to Harlem’s Mount Olivet Baptist Church for an emergency meeting on the morning of Monday 10 September 1906, arrived in a state of outrage. Continue Reading →