Tag Archives: New York

(Essence of Judaism) Sherry Herring (NYC)

(W. 72nd Street between Broadway and West End Avenue) (Kaplan was right) “With this approach, the question of “why be a Jew?” loses its relevance. If Jewish life is a unique way of experience, it needs no further justification. We … Continue reading

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(Pile) Autumn (Bridge)

This bridge pile supports a part of the overpass of the West Side Highway. It pile blocks, and frames the tree in the park (Riverside Park South) that now surrounds it.

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(Simulacrum) Autumn (New York City)

(Waterline Square Park)

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Lower East Side Bright Light

This post elicted a couple of interesting comments at FB. Two were about the slowed down pace of gentrification in the wake of Covid, another one about an anti-Semitic incident in the neighborhood. They were all very much in the … Continue reading

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(Chabad Redesign) 770

  “New preliminary design renderings from S. Wieder Architect reveal an expansion of the Chabad Lubavitch World Headquarters in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Located at 770 Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, the religious complex spans almost one acre and will include a synagogue, … Continue reading

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(Coronavirus) Shofarot on Broadway (Sunday at 4:00)

from Sarah Kayla Jacobs here. אֲשֶׁר קִדְּשָֽׁנוּ בְּמִצְוֹתָיו וְצִוָּֽנוּ לִשְׁמֹֽעַ קוֹל שׁוֹפָר on September 14, 2020 Covid-19 has upended the world. Most things that until March we took for granted are worse. I don’t have to go into a litany of … Continue reading

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NYC Moon

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(Upside Down) Morningside Park (Coronavirus)

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(Hudson River) Trees

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New York City Civil War Memorials

New York City Civil War Memorials are on the right side of history. And then, of course, the street names, especially in Brooklyn.

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