SYNAGOGUES of MANHATTAN and the BRONX with Oscar Israelowitz on Zoom
Wednesday, October 20th at 7:00 pm. Explore the Jewish histories of two great NYC boroughs. See the early settlements of New Amsterdam and the oldest congregation in North America, the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue. We continue with some of the oldest congregations in Manhattan including, Temple Emanu-El, the Central Synagogue and Rodeph Sholom. Our tour continues to the Bronx where we will see the Grand Concourse, once called the Champs-Elysées of the Bronx, where the well-heeled folks lived. We will see the former Adath Israel, Montefiore Congregation, and the Tremont Temple. Oscar Israelowitz was born in Brussels, Belgium and has a degree in Geology and Architecture. Oscar is a licenced New York City tour guide. He has also had photography shows at the Whitney Museum of Art, and the New York Transit Museum.
This program is co-sponsored by the Mamaroneck and Harrison public libraries.