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Brownstone Brooklyn Yom HaShoah Commemoration – 70 Years Since Liberation

Brownstone Brooklyn Yom HaShoah Commemoration – 70 Years Since Liberation

Brownstone Brooklyn Yom HaShoah Commemoration – 70 Years Since Liberation For many years now, clergy and congregants from synagogues around the borough have come together to remember and not forget. Join us for an evening of contemplative music, memories, and thought-provoking discussion. Reception to follow. Generously sponsored by the Tom Kolar Holocaust Education Fund. Participating communities: Brooklyn Heights Synagogue Congregation Mount Sinai East Midwood Jewish Center Kolot Chayeinu: Voices of Our… Read More »Brownstone Brooklyn Yom HaShoah Commemoration – 70 Years Since Liberation

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Mel Brooks and his son explain social distancing for you

Mel Brooks and his son explain social distancing for you Legendary comedian Mel Brooks and his son took to Twitter with a very funny — but also very important — message about social distancing. Mel Brooks, 93, is in the group deemed high risk as the spread of COVID-19 continues due to his age . His son, Max Brooks, said he is practicing social distancing so that his father —… Read More »Mel Brooks and his son explain social distancing for you

Anne Neuberger, an Orthodox Jew, was recently tapped to head the US National Security Agency’s new Cybersecurity Directorate. (National Security Agency via JTA)

Orthodox Jewish Woman Named Cybersecurity Chief for US Spy Agency

Orthodox Jewish Woman Named Cybersecurity Chief for US Spy Agency Anne ‘Chani’ Neuberger By JTA and TOI staff 25 July 2019   Anne ‘Chani’ Neuberger grew up in mostly Hasidic Brooklyn neighborhood of Borough Park; parents were among hostages rescued during Israeli raid on Entebbe An Orthodox Jewish woman whose parents were among the hostages rescued by Israeli commandos from Entebbe Airport has been tapped to head the United States… Read More »Orthodox Jewish Woman Named Cybersecurity Chief for US Spy Agency

Joe Dorinson talks live on Jewish Comedians

Joe’s Corner – Live

Joe’s Corner – Live Joe’s Corner – Live! LIU Professor and author Joe Dorinson talks live on Jewish Comedians

Lew Fiddler

Eulogy to Lew Fidler

Eulogy to Lew Fidler When I invited members of Community Planning Board 15 to our 2017 Hall of Fame Induction ceremony, I spotted Lew Fidler, whose nomination to this high honor was rejected by our Board, I commented that every organization needed a Fidler (especially Lew) on its roof. An excellent legislator, a proud Brooklyn Jew with an emese Yiddishe hartz, Lew died on May 5 after suffering a massive… Read More »Eulogy to Lew Fidler