The National Arts Club Recognizes Holocaust Remembrance Day (1/27/2021)

In recognition of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, The National Arts Club Member Elizabeth Bellak, with her daughter Alexandra, presents the journal of her sister, Renia Spiegel. Spiegel was a Jewish teenager in southeastern Poland when she began writing her diary, months before the advent of World War II. By the time she was executed by […]

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The Jewish Upper East Side – A NEW Walking Tour (11/15/2020)

On this NEW TOUR, explore with your guide, Barry Judelman, the unique history and heritage of some of the most distinguished religious, cultural, and educational Jewish sites on the Upper East Side, a posh, residential area, known for its wealthy denizens, fancy restaurants, and designer shops along Madison Avenue. Visit locations that have anchored this […]

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NY1 News Anchor Cheryl Wills to Host JCRC-NY 2020 Virtual Winter Benefit 11/18! (11/18/2020)

JEWISH COMMUNITY RELATIONS COUNCIL OF NY2020 VIRTUAL WINTER BENEFITUNITING AND SECURING COMMUNITIESWEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 7:00 PMBRIDGE TO JUSTICE AWARDThe Admiral, David M. RobinsonCo-FounderAdmiral Capital Group andDaniel M. BassichisCo-Founder and Managing PartnerAdmiral Capital GroupGENERATION TO GENERATION AWARDSamuel I. Schwartz, P.E.Chief Executive Officer and FounderSam Schwartz Transportation ConsultantsDavid J. SchwartzCo-Founder and PrincipalSLATE Property GroupEVENT HOSTCheryl WillsAuthor and NY1 News […]

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Who is a Woman of Valor? (10/19/2020)

What does it mean to be a woman of valor? A Hebrew verse cites virtue, but over centuries the definition has been applied to women who are trailblazers, advocates, unflinching and unstoppable. This four-session course, led by an expert guide and educator Barry Feldman, will explore the history of the women who get things done. […]

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Synagogues Lost to Time on the Lower East Side (10/25/2020)

During the iconic period of Jewish immigration and settlement on the Lower East Side, dozens of synagogues dotted this crowded neighborhood, extending as far north as East 14th Street, and to the East River. The architectural style of these synagogues varied from modest to extravagant, and Moorish to classical. As the Jewish population diminished, some […]

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