A Nosh And A Walk The American Jewish Committee offers a walking tour of the old neighborhood to more than 100 world diplomats. Rad the article in The Jewish Weekly. It was a feather in our cap to have been chosen to lead the touring and work out logistics and arracngements for the group.
Review of The Synagogues of New York's Lower East Side: A Retrospective and Contemporary View, Second Edition. Read the review online.
The stone faces that look at us from New York City buildings are called grotesques. On the Lower East Side, they form another layer in the city's immigrant history. Last Sunday, veteran tour guide Barry Feldman shared his affection for these urban ornamental curiosities in an architectural walking tour, "Tenement Chic," sponsored by the Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy and beginning at its Visitor Center on Grand Street. Read more in the article about our tour in The Jewish Week.
Earlier this week, Kosher Today reported that real estate developer and broker Michael Bolla wanted "to open a kosher restaurant at 171 (East) Broadway," formerly the home of vegetarian-centric restaurant "Broadway East." Read more in the Lo-Down.
It has been the mission of The Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy (LESJC) since its founding in 1998 to keep this history alive. Please consider joining us as a Friend of the Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy. Your Friendship will help us in so many ways!
Whether your group numbers 8 or 80, the Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy makes Jewish history come alive like no one else can.
As an affiliate of the United Jewish Council, our relationships – along with our knowledgeable guides – serve to bring group members a unique, insider's view of Jewish sacred sites and other historic places in New York City. And while the Lower East Side will always be the focal point of NYC's Jewish history, we'll show you why it's just the beginning of the story.
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