I New York! Check out this 2016 cover of The New Yorker: “Take the L Train,” by Tomer Hanuka
Photographer Richard Renaldi put together this collection of photos, ‘Touching Strangers’. Rinaldi had perfect strangers come together and pose for the intimate pictures, the result is simply beautiful. Source: Jessica Seinfeld, Will Smith, Diddy
“… Just as I was waiting to get on Manhattan bound express train, from the Kings Highway station , the platform was filling up with more and more passengers.. The train took longer and everyone was getting antsy (NewYorkers – tough crowd))) Finally far away there were lights indicating that […]
“My dad finally got his high school diploma! Born in Poland, he wasn’t allowed to get an education past first grade, because the Nazis invaded Poland and banned Jews from getting educated. He survived with his immediate family by hiding out. He moved to the US and became a self-made […]
🗽 View from the Top of One World Observatory Source: GO Kosher Travel via Bentzi Sasson
Visitors pray with others at the resting place of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson to mark the 24th anniversary of the Rebbe’s passing, at Old Montefiore Cemetery in the Queens borough of New York on Friday, June 15, 2018. Tens of thousands of people were expected to visit the resting place, […]
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 […]
Check out thisNYPD officer at evening prayer service in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Source: Bentzi Sasson
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 […]
My mother was born and raised in the Lower East Side of New York City. She would tell me stories with such great fondness of her weekends at Grossinger’s. I’ll be honest, when I was a kid, I used to think Grossinger’s was a family she would spend her summers with […]
OY/YO #goodweek #shavuatov from Brooklyn, New York
Well this was Fun! Had a great time in Times Square asking people random questions about Judaism. Thanks J-TV: The Jewish Global Channel for an afternoon of laughs and good fun. Testing New Yorkers Jewish Knowledge Do New Yorkers know who was the first Jewish President of the United States? […]
“Happy #Hanukkah from the New York Transit Museum! In this clever holiday card, created by local Brooklynite Cheryl Berkowitz, the heart of Downtown Brooklyn is transformed into the menorah.”
Source: New York Transit Museum — in Brooklyn, New York.
“We’re celebrating the first night of Chanukah by glowing in blue and white with a flickering candle in our antenna!”
View this post on Instagram “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, […]
“In the center of this photo is my amazing grandfather, whose family left Poland for New York when he was ten years old. At 21, he was drafted into the Army where he fought in every major battle of World War II – with the exception of D-Day. His service […]
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“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 very first gathering was in 1987 with hundreds in attendance. Today, 30 years later, there are nearly 4,700 families of shluchim in more than 90 countries around the world that have come together for this annual event. Source: Bentzi Sasson
“We fled Germany on November 9th, 1938. It was called the Crystal Night, because there were demonstrations against Jews all over Germany, and many windows were being broken. We were living on the outskirts of Hanover. When my father came home from work that night, he told us that the […]
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 8pm The Jewish Center 131 West 86th Street New York, NY 10024 Click here for more details
“When I am at a Hachnassat Sefer Torah (New Torah Dedication), one of the most poignant moments, is when the procession passes by the neighborhood shuls (synagogues) and all the Sifrei Torah are brought out to come and “greet” the brand new Torah. It is a moment filled with intense […]
“It’s a myrtle branch, a willow branch, a palm branch, and an etrog. They symbolize the four different types of Jews.”
“Can you hold them apart so I can see them better?” “They’re supposed to stay together.” Source: Humans of New York
Source: Esther Coco Berg in Sands Point, New York.
At Last Night’s Concert in New York City
Source: Eli Wohl Photo
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
Source: Gayle Margolin