web analytics
July 29, 2015 / 13 Av, 5775
At a Glance
Sections
Sponsored Post


Home » Sections » Books »

Title: Guide To Jewish New York City

Title: Guide To Jewish New York City
Author: Oscar Israelowitz
Publisher: Israelowitz Publishing, Brooklyn, N.Y.

 

 

Oscar Israelowitz has outdone himself with the recently published, entirely updated guide to Jewish sights, sounds and fragrances of interest in all of New York City. This book covers not only Manhattan, but all the five boroughs.

This new beautifully-bound paper-back edition has two hundred fifty pages crammed full of sightseeing and in-town day-trip ideas, as well comprehensive listing of synagogues, kosher restaurants and bakeries, mikvaot, Jewish stores and shopping, museums and cultural attractions as well as unusual points of Jewish interest in familiar settings.

Did you know that there is a carved figure of Cass Gilbert, the designer of the Woolworth building, as well as ones of Louis Horowitz, the builder, and Gunvald Aus, the steel engineer – all of them Jews – in the three-story Atrium lobby? Did you known that Alexander Hamilton, who had Jewish ancestors, is buried in the Trinity Church graveyard in the Wall Street area?

This is one of a series of travelogues which include the famous United States Jewish Travel Guide, available in most Judaica bookshops, Guide to Jewish Europe, Synagogues of The United States, Brooklyn The Way It Was (a collection of historic photographs of old Brooklyn), and numerous others.

A trained and certified architect and geologist, Oscar Israelowitz has turned his avocation of sightseeing and day-tripping into a vocation. He widely lectures and conducts guided tours of neighborhoods and researches and writes about the fascinating Jewish history of communities throughout the tri-state area.

For more information, see Oscar’s website: www.israelowitzpublishing.com, or email to him at: oscari477@aol.com.

About the Author:


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

No Responses to “Title: Guide To Jewish New York City”

Comments are closed.

Current Top Story
The White House will free Pollard but bar him form traveling to Israel for five years.
US Won’t Let Pollard Out of Country for Five Years
Latest Sections Stories

Personally I wish that I had a mother like my wife.

What’s the difference between the first and second ten-year-old?

What makes this diary so historically significant is that it is not just the private memoir of Dr. Seidman. Rather, it is a reflection of the suffering of Klal Yisrael at that time.

Rabbi Lau is a world class speaker. When he relates stories, even concentration camp stories, the audience is mesmerized. As we would soon discover, he is in the movie as well.

Each essay, some adapted from lectures Furst prepared for live audiences, begins with several basic questions around a key topic.

For the last several years, four Jewish schools in the Baltimore Jewish community have been expelling students who have not received their vaccinations.

“We can’t wait for session II to begin” said camp director Mrs. Judy Neufeld.

Chabad Chayil wishes all a happy and healthy remainder of summer.

It’s ironic that the title of terrorist has been bestowed upon a couple whose alleged actions resulted in the death of three turtles.

“There is much for us to learn from this extraordinary family and their outstanding son,” said Rabbi Goldberg.

More Articles from Aharon Ben Anshel
book-Lincoln

It’s almost pointless to try to summarize all of the fascinating information that Holzer’s research unearthed.

book-disambiguation

While still a student in a small Midwest college she learns that her aunt in New York has passed away, resulting in her life turning topsy turvy.

Goldsmith himself went on his own “voyage of discovery” to the places where his grandfather and uncle landed and were sent.

Green was an American volunteer in Israel’s 1948 War of Independence, but something happened In Israel that has haunted him ever since.

Witnessed by Theodore Herzl, who was a journalist for a Viennese newspaper covering the trial, the cause célèbre became the spark that eventually caused the rise of the State of Israel in modern times.

These eleven nursing home residents and their accompanying staff from the Connecticut nursing home could represent any of us or our own loved ones…

There are three kinds of travelers: there are tourists, there are businesspeople, and then there are historians like Ben G. Frank.

The last kind doesn’t simply go from here to there. They try to relive history and find the real meaning behind what they experience.

Behind “the news” there’s almost always a story that isn’t being reported, and certain kinds of phenomenon occur almost simultaneously all over the world in almost every era.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/sections/title-guide-to-jewish-new-york-city/2004/12/22/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: