Spanish-Portuguese Synagogue Development Returns

From Landmark West! ( After more than a year of watching and waiting, Congregation Shearith Israel (CSI) is back with its controversial plan to develop 5 stories of luxury condos on top of a new community house at 8 West 70th Street. Community Board 7’s Land Use Committee will hold a public meeting to discuss […]

Walking Tour of the Yiddish Rialto

“SECOND HAND ROSE”: SYNAGOGUES, SECOND AVENUE, & “HIDDEN” GARDENS OF THE EAST VILLAGE Stroll down Second Avenue, the “Yiddish Rialto,” now the East Village . See the historic synagogues of the East Sixth Street and hear a brief performance and personal recollections of a former Yiddish theater chorus boy. Enjoy an amazing network of community […]

Talk on Lower East Side Synagogues

Synagogues and former Synagogues of the Lower East Side with Dr. Stuart Stritzler-Levine Thursday, April 12th at 6 PMLES Tenement Museum Visitors Center108 Orchard Street (below Delancey) The New York Book Club and the Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy invite you to join us for a talk by Dr. Stuart Stritzler-Levine on the history of […]