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Mic Drop: Hundreds Gather For Anti-Hate Rally in Adam Yauch Park with Beastie Boy “Ad Rock,” Electeds, Religious & Community Leaders

When Adam Yauch Park was desecrated by anti Semitic and pro-Trump graffiti on Friday afternoon the community reaction was swift.  Law enforcement deemed the incident a hate crime and the City Parks Department immediately painted over the offensive tags.  State Senator, Daniel Squadron deftly organized a bevy of elected officials and religious leaders for the […]

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Brooklyn Heights Synagogue Plans Pride Month Event

The Brooklyn Heights Synagogue, at 131 Remsen Street (between Clinton and Henry) is having a special Shabbat service Friday evening, June 14, in honor of Pride Month. This from the Synagogue: Brooklyn Heights Synagogue supports Pride month with a special celebration of our Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning friends, families and allies. Pride Shabbat […]

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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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Rabbi Urges Fair Shake in Ahava “Controversy”

At Room Eight, Rabbi Serge Lippe of Brooklyn Heights Synagogue posts the full text of an email sent out by Kane Street Synagogue’s Rabbi Samuel Weintrob about the recent protest at Ricky’s on Montague Street by Brooklyn for Peace, inspired by Code Pink’s campaign against Israeli cosmetic company Ahava. The full text after the jump.

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