This Wednesday afternoon, May 17, starting at 3:30, Congregation Mount Sinai, 250 Cadman Plaza West (at Clark Street) will present a screening of Shadows From My Past, a documentary film by Curt Kaufman and Gita Weinrauch Kaufman that, based on letters from 1939 through 1941, tells the story of a Jewish family in Vienna struggling […]
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The night of November 9-10 will be the 78th anniversary of Kristallnacht (“the night of broken glass”; see photo), when mobs led by Nazi soldiers and police attacked Jewish people and their homes, places of business, and houses of worship. Congregation Mount Sinai, at 250 Cadman Plaza West, will remember Kristallnacht this Saturday, November 5, […]
Bargemusic is back from its winter break. Tomorrow evening (Thursday, February 26) starting at 8:00 there will be a “Here and Now” concert featuring works by composers Charles Wuorinen, Earle Brown, Ben Weber, Morton Feldman, and Elliott Carter, performed by Michael Nicolas on cello and Aleck Karis on piano. Friday evening, February 27, at 8:00 […]
The meeting of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Community Advisory Council, originally scheduled for last Tuesday but postponed because of weather, is this Tuesday evening, February 3, at 6:30 to 9:00, at Congregation Mount Sinai, 250 Cadman Plaza West. According to the Eagle: Supporters of Save the View Now say they will be asking the CAC […]
Because of weather, the meeting of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Community Advisory Council, originally scheduled for tomorrow (Tuesday, January 27) evening, has been postponed for one week, to Tuesday, February 3. We presume it will be at the same time, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m., at Congregation Mount Sinai, 250 Cadman Plaza West. If this changes, […]
Smorgasburg is back this Sunday, April 6, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Pier 5 uplands, Brooklyn Bridge Park. It will continue each Sunday through November 2. This (Friday, March 4) evening, starting at 7:00, Bargemusic has an interesting “Bargemix” concert featuring works by Hindemith, Yoed Nir, Jimi Hendrix, and Rachmaninov, performed by […]
Purim is perhaps the most joyous of Jewish holidays. It commemorates the time when Queen Esther and her cousin Mordecai thwarted the plan of the villain Haman to have all the Jews in Babylonian exile murdered. Your gentile correspondent once attended a Purim party that featured, among other things, a bluegrass band, and plenty of […]
The Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival will present Brooklyn Dynamics: Converging Lives on Film, a screening of three documentaries, at the Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street (corner of Clinton), starting at 7:00 p.m. Friday (December 7). The films are: I Remember Barbra, reminiscences of Brooklyn born Barbra Streisand (photo) by those who have known […]
Welcome Back Kotter’s Juan Epstein would be proud as Congregation Mount Sinai [250 Cadman Plaza West] presents a Judeo-Latin-Jazz flavored holiday concert on December 4.
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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