The Milkman and So Much More

Born in Bavaria, but raised from the age of six in America, Nathan Straus made a fortune as the co-owner with his brother of Macy’s Department Store and the Abraham and Straus Department…

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Theodore Roosevelt and the Jews

This year’s Presidents Day Treat presents a brief overview of the positive interactions of the 26th president and the Jewish people. The record of President Theodore Roosevelt’s…

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Titanic Fate

The sinking of the HMS Titanic is one of history’s great tragedies. When the ocean liner that had boasted of being unsinkable hit an iceberg and sank, twice as many people died as…

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The Prophet’s Speech

Last night's big Oscar winner was The King's Speech, the true tale of how King George VI learned to overcome his stutter before ascending the throne after his older brother's abdication.…

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Where Are You Shopping?

If you spent the day frantically shopping at Saks, Bloomingdales or Neiman Marcus* (to name a few), you've witnessed the amazing legacy of the 19th century influx of German Jews to…

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Where Are You Shopping?

If you spent the day frantically shopping at Saks, Bloomingdales or Neiman Marcus* (to name a few), you've witnessed the amazing legacy of the 19th century influx of German Jews to…

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Our Staff

Our StaffStaff MembersRabbi Ephraim Buchwald – Director Rabbi Ephraim Buchwald is one of the leaders in the movement of…