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Brownstone Brooklyn Yom HaShoah Commemoration – 70 Years Since Liberation

Brownstone Brooklyn Yom HaShoah Commemoration – 70 Years Since Liberation

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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

Bronze statue of Ruth Bader Ginsburg unveiled in downtown Brooklyn

Bronze statue of Ruth Bader Ginsburg unveiled in downtown Brooklyn

By TIM BALKNEW YORK DAILY NEWS | MAR 12, 2021 AT 3:50 PM  A 7-foot-tall bronze statue honoring late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was unveiled Friday morning in her proud Brooklyn hometown. Borough President Eric Adams and Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte (D-Brooklyn) pulled a sheet off the 650-pound sculpture in the lobby of downtown Brooklyn’s City Point shopping center as cameras clicked. “She kept that Brooklyn pride and stride as she sat on… Read More »Bronze statue of Ruth Bader Ginsburg unveiled in downtown Brooklyn

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Brooklyn Shines

Two of our Brooklyn Jewish Hall of Fame recipients are even more famous these days and add even more luster to the Brooklyn Jewish community. Senator Chuck Schumer, a born and bred Brooklynite, has served in government, starting in the State Assembly, the House of Representatives and of course, minority leader of the US Senate. Chuck, as he is known, now the Majority leader of the US Senate, but can… Read More »Brooklyn Shines

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As Brooklyn Nets coach, Amar’e Stoudemire doesn’t work on Shabbat

NBA club accepts request of ex-star who has converted to Judaism and played for Israeli teams in recent years Amare Stoudemire attends the 2021 Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series at Gulfstream Park, on January 23, 2021 in Hallandale Beach, Florida. (Photo by Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images for The Stronach Group via JTA) By GABE FRIEDMAN 26 January 2021, 11:36 pm JTA — Amar’e Stoudemire, the former NBA star-turned-Orthodox-convert to Judaism and Israeli… Read More »As Brooklyn Nets coach, Amar’e Stoudemire doesn’t work on Shabbat

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Brooklyn’s Largest Menorah Lighting in Grand Army Plaza

Thursday, December 10, 2020 – 4:30pm to Thursday, December 17 – 6:00pm The famous giant menorah has been lighting the night every Hanukkah since 1985! Everyone is welcome at the 35th annual lighting for 2020, with presents for children, hot latkes, and live music. ScheduleMenorah Lighting Times 2020/5781 Due to Covid-19 Masks and Social Distancing are required. 1st Night of Chanukah, Thursday, December 10 Kickoff Event begins at 5:00 pm 2nd Night… Read More »Brooklyn’s Largest Menorah Lighting in Grand Army Plaza

Prospect Park Endale Arch Restoration

Prospect Park-Endale Arch Restored to Original Splendor

Prospect Park – Endale Arch Restored to Original Splendor $500,000 Restoration Funded by Tiger Baron Foundation and Council Member Brad Lander’s District 39 Participatory Budgeting BROOKLYN, NY — NOVEMBER 13, 2020. Prospect Park Alliance, the non-profit organization that operates Prospect Park in partnership with the City, has completed the restoration of Endale Arch and reopened this treasure to the public. One of the first architectural elements constructed in Prospect Park in the 1860s,… Read More »Prospect Park-Endale Arch Restored to Original Splendor

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