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Brooklyn Heights Synagogue Hosts Open House Shabbat Service Friday, 4/19

Brooklyn Heights Synagogue, 131 Remsen Street (between Clinton and Henry) will host an open house Shabbat service on Friday evening, April 19, starting at 6:30. BHS describes itself as “a thriving, inclusive Reform Jewish congregation” consisting of “families, couples, and singles living in nearby Brownstone Brooklyn neighborhoods, DUMBO, lower Manhattan” and beyond. In addition to […]

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Brooklyn Heights Synagogue Hosts Blood Drive

The Brooklyn Heights Synagogue, 131 Remsen Street (between Clinton and Henry) is hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, February 19 from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. According to the Synagogue: Why: Did you know… only 2% of Brooklyn residents donate blood compared with 5% nationwide. Over 400 pints of blood are needed EVERY DAY to meet […]

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Brooklyn Heights Synagogue Homeless Shelter Makes a Switch

The Brooklyn Heights Synagogue’s homeless shelter, which had been open to only women, will now be available to men only. This comes as a nearby CAMBA shelter for men announced that it is closing. The BHS shelter has 10 beds and many of them go unoccupied, according to a report in the Brooklyn Eagle. Any […]

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Is Brooklyn Heights Walkable? You Bet!

I decided to take my own advice as well as test the theory L Magazine proposed, as reported here by Chuck Taylor. I had an errand to run at the Greenmarket, but I decided to go there, with camera, by a circuitous route, down the Promenade and Squibb Hill to Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, […]

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Interfaith Gathering on Brooklyn Heights Promenade Marks Tenth Anniversary of September 11 Attacks

At 12:30 yesterday afternoon there was a gathering on the Promenade to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Cnter, the Pentagon, and the plane that crashed in Pennsylvania. Above, The Rev. Al Bunis, of Plymouth Church, reads a portion of the Beatitudes, from the Gospel of Matthew, Chapter 5, verses […]

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Brooklyn Heights Synagogue Religious School Open House Thursday

The Brooklyn Heights Synagogue, located at 131 Remsen Street (between Clinton and Henry), will hold an open house for its religious school this Thursday, May 12, from 3:45 to 5:00 p.m. At the open house, you may learn about the program, observe a class in session, and chat with other parents.

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Arts Weekend at Brooklyn Heights Synagogue

This coming Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April 1-3, Brooklyn Heights Synagogue, 131 Remsen Street (between Clinton and Henry) will have its Arts Weekend. The festivities begin Friday evening, following the Shabbat service. From 8:00-10:00 the art exhibit will open, with a reception honoring the artists. As with all events in the Art Weekend, this is […]

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Brooklyn Heights Synagogue, Grace Church to Celebrate Interfaith Weekend May 15-17

Brooklyn Heights Synagogue, a Reform congregation located at 131 Remsen Street (between Clinton and Henry) and Grace Church (Episcopal), at 254 Hicks Street (corner of Grace Court, between Joralemon and Remsen) will present their twelfth annual Interfaith Scholar-in-Residence Weekend Friday, May 15 through Sunday, May 17. This year’s resident scholar and speaker will be Dr. […]

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Cpt. DiPaolo: Saw something? Tell us!

Captain Mark DiPaolo of the 84th Precinct has increased police presence in the Brooklyn Heights area after two teenage boys were recently assaulted on two separate occasions in the Heights, and asks that anyone with any information please call the precinct at 718-875-6850. Detectives are investigating the two incidents in which groups of four or […]

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