770: Congregation Lubavitch of Agudas Chasidei Chabad

770 Eastern Parkway, also known as “770”, is the street address of the central headquarters of the Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidic movement, located on Eastern Parkway in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, New York. The house was built in 1920 and originally served as a medical center. In 1940, the building […]

Today in New York City: Celebrate Israel Parade

Together on Fifth to Celebrate Israel What a day in New York City. Photographed above is the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) Government of the State of Israel, Official Delegation March of the Living (MOTL) New York Police Department (NYPD) Bravo’s Real Housewife […]

“We’re celebrating the first night of Chanukah by glowing in blue and white with a flickering candle in our antenna!”

“We’re celebrating the first night of #Chanukah by glowing in blue and white with a flickering candle in our antenna! #EmpireStateBuilding #HappyChanukah” – Empire State Building 🎁 Click bio link for Chanukah Gift Guide 📷 @empirestatebldg 🌎 New York City 📰 Everyone Has A Story, What's Yours? 📧 editor@humansofjudaism.com 📱 […]

“My grandfather Mikhail Lubarsky who fought the nazis in WWII currently lives in Brighton Beach Brooklyn. He’s 94 years old and was at my house this past Thursday for Thanksgiving and sang the yiddish song “Le Chaim”.

My grandfather was born in 1926 in a small Jewish village called Saroki back then it was a territory of Romania which eventually was renamed Moldova and became part of the Soviet Union. When WWII started my grandfather was only 15 when he was given the task of evacuating his […]

The Eldridge Street Synagogue, built in 1887, is a National Historic Landmark synagogue in Manhattan’s Chinatown neighborhood.

In 2007, after 20 years of renovation work that cost US$20 million, the Eldridge Street Project completed the restoration and opened to the public as the Museum at Eldridge Street. #GKTsynagogue Wishing you all #ShabbatShalom! Source: GO Kosher Travel via Bentzi Sasson

“My great aunt Bella Ehrlich Korn was born in 1934. A month before her 5th birthday, she fled Poland with her family and endured a hard life living in the woods in Siberia and then Kazakhstan.”

“After the war she returned with her family to Poland in 1946 for a brief period before moving to a DP camp in Kassel, Germany for a few years. In December 1949 the family made their way to America on a ship named the Henselman and arrived at night on […]