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-Former NY City Councilman Michael C. Nelson

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Raised in Brooklyn, Bacall's legend more than just acting and Bogart

By Hillel Italie – Associated Press – published 8/14/14 in Brooklyn Daily Eagle

This 1965 file photo shows actress Lauren Bacall at her home in New York. Bacall, a Brooklyn native, the sultry-voiced actress and Humphrey Bogart’s partner off and on the screen, died Tuesday. She was 89. AP Photo, File

Lauren Bacall had [more …]Raised in Brooklyn, Bacall's legend more than just acting and Bogart

Brooklyn, NY – New Art Gallery Aimed At Jewish Artists Opens In Crown Heights

published on Apr 29, 2014 at 12:00 AM By:Mitch Stern on www.vosizneias.com

Yitzchok Moully with pink yarmulke at his Studio welcoming guests at Wine an cheese reception for the opening of “Personal Freedoms,” group art show. (courtesy)

Creative Soul, founded by Yitzchok Moully, is a group of Orthodox Jewish artists who offer exhibitions, dance [more …]Brooklyn, NY – New Art Gallery Aimed At Jewish Artists Opens In Crown Heights

"Famous Nathan" Premiering at Tribeca Film Festival

A Coney Island institution for nearly 100 years, Nathan’s Famous Frankfurters has left an indelible imprint on the collective memory and palate of New York and its visitors. Director and grandson of ‘Famous’ Nathan himself, Lloyd Handwerker takes a look back at his family history, the immigrant experience, and Nathan’s pursuit of the American dream [more …]"Famous Nathan" Premiering at Tribeca Film Festival

Brooklyn's "Lost Synagogues"

by Ellen Levitt Brooklyn has a large number of synagogues, and they come in many varieties. You can easily find various types of Orthodox shuls,as well as Conservative, Reform, non-denominational; Ashkenazi and Sephardi. Congregations with perhaps a bare minyan and others with a few thousand members. But for all the synagogues Brooklyn has within its [more …]Brooklyn's "Lost Synagogues"

BHS' 5th Annual – Israel: Talking @ the Movies

Presented by Brooklyn Heights Synagogue Israeli cinema is receiving international acclaim! How are the Jewish challenges of identity, diversity, and responsibility reflected in Israeli films? These films, all entertaining and challenging, create a springboard for our learning and conversation. Grapple with the issues brought to the surface by these films through a dynamic discussion following [more …]BHS' 5th Annual – Israel: Talking @ the Movies

She Moved The Pop Music Earth

How a Brooklyn girl named Carol Klein bridged cultures in the ’60s and rewrote American popular song. by Ted Merwin, Special To The Jewish Week-01/08/2014 She took an unconventional route to superstardom, but it was a soulful road that Carole King traveled.Born Carol Klein in Brooklyn in 1942, she did not set out to become [more …]She Moved The Pop Music Earth

In Brooklyn Heights, local author to discuss South African upbringing

Brooklyn BookBeat By Samantha Samel/Brooklyn Daily Eagle – Dec 12, 2013

On Dec. 17 at the Brooklyn Heights Branch Library, Brooklyn Heights author Ellie Levinson (left) and Elizabeth Scholtz, director emeritus of the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (right) will discuss their experience being raised in South Africa. Photo courtesy of Ellie Levinson

Though she [more …]In Brooklyn Heights, local author to discuss South African upbringing

Brooklyn native and longtime Hollywood director tells all in recent memoir

By Samantha Samel/Brooklyn Daily Eagle – Dec. 5, 2013

Brooklyn-born author Allen Baron. Photo courtesy of Allen Baron

Despite his success as a Hollywood film and TV director, Brooklyn native Allen Baron came from humble beginnings. In his recent memoir “Blast of Silence,” published this past July by Parker Publishing, Baron tells all, [more …]Brooklyn native and longtime Hollywood director tells all in recent memoir

Old-meets-new for Modern Orthodox artist fresh off exhibiting work in Miami

Boerum Hill artist Elke Reva Sudin, 26, recently exhibited an oil painting in Miami through Con Artist, a Lower East Side artists’ space. ‘Showing this painting was personal for me,’ she tells The News. BY BETH STEBNER / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS – WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2013, 6:47 PM

Boerum Hill artist Elke Reva [more …]Old-meets-new for Modern Orthodox artist fresh off exhibiting work in Miami

Joanna Hershon and Adelle Waldman Grow in Brooklyn

By Adam Langer, Published in the “Jewish Daily Forward”, August 07, 2013

Bridge Over Troubled Writers: Authors Joanna Hershon (left) and Adelle Waldman talk shop.

Two of the strongest novels published so far this year, Joanna Hershon’s “A Dual Inheritance” and Adelle Waldman’s “The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.,” happen to be written by [more …]Joanna Hershon and Adelle Waldman Grow in Brooklyn