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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The Caged Man In The Bronx Zoo Saved By Harlem’s Mount Olivet Baptist Church 1906

The 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 →

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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 →

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