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Brooklyn: Three Jewish talks this week – New York NY |

May 3, 2013


On each of the first three days of the coming week there will be a talk by guest speakers on Jewish topics in East Midwood and Park Slope: Brooklyn: Three Jewish talks this week – New York NY |

Three Israel talks in Brooklyn – New York NY |

October 15, 2012


via Ambassador Oren’s will be the first of three talks in the next thirty days in Brooklyn synagogues about Israel by knowledgable speakers.

Author talks: Ethical Chic author Fran Hawthorne

June 14, 2012


Beacon Press Do the coolest brands really deserve their alleged socially responsible reputations? In her new book,Ethical Chic, award winning journalist, author, (friend, fellow shul member,) and Brooklynite Fran Hawthorne investigates six such companies to find out the answer to that and other questions, including: –Do Starbucks baristas really talk to their customers? (And why […]

Windsor Terrace and Kensington, Brooklyn, post-Irene.

August 28, 2011


Windsor Terrace and Kensington, Brooklyn, post-Irene.

NY Times film critic A.O. Scott to teach Holocaust in film class – New York NY

March 16, 2011


NY Times film critic A.O. Scott will give four lectures with illustrative film clips on The Holocaust in Film on consecutive Sunday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 PM starting this Sunday March 20, 2010 at Park Slope Jewish Center (where Mr. Scott is a member) located at Eighth Avenue and 14th Street in Brooklyn. Continue reading […]

Art 101: Tabla Rasa Gallery’s backroom art sale – New York NY

December 22, 2010


Art works in Tabla Rasa’s ongoing exhibits in the front of the gallery are more expensive, but after viewing those exhibits continue to the backroom (where art works are stored and packed for shipping and the gallery owners have their office) for an art sale in which all art works have prices no greater than […]

In God’s name: hate is the abomination: rally and march tonight 12/16/10 – New York NY

December 16, 2010


The 10th of Tevet is the traditional day of remembrance for victims of violence whose death dates and/or burial places are unknown. Tonight, December 16, 2010 at 7:30 PM a memorial service and rally will be held at Brooklyn’s Parade Grounds (adjacent to the Tennis Center across the street from Prospect Park) to remember all […]

MFA vs. NYC: America now has two distinct literary cultures. Which one will last? – By Chad Harbach – Slate Magazine

November 28, 2010


The following article is excerpted from the latest issue of n+1 magazine. This article is available online only in Slate. ‎”No one with ‘literary’ aspirations will expect to earn a living by publishing books; the glory days when publishers still waffled between patronage and commerce will be much lamented. The lit-lovers who used to become […]

Sunday afternoon 11/28 in Brooklyn: Jewish love songs with wine and chocolate – New York NY

November 24, 2010


On Sunday afternoon, November 28th at  3pm Kane Street Synagogue in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn presents singer and pianist Lana Sokolov and saxophonist Sagit Zilberman in a performance of Jewish Love songs. Read the article on    

Fred Terna and Rebecca Shiffman: An oral history of a Jewish-American marriage

November 11, 2010


In March 1939, four months after Kristallnact and six months after the Munich agreement under which Czechoslovakia was compelled to cede the Sudetenland, the German speaking areas that abutted the German border, to Germany, German troops occupied the rest of Czech speaking Bohemia and Moravia in what is today the Czech Republic, and a puppet […]