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WNYC News

Landmarks Commission Saves East Village Synagogue

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

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It only took nearly 50 years to do so.

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WNYC News

Addressing the Syrian Crisis in High Holy Day Sermons

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

The celebration of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and the start of the Jewish High Holy Days, begins on Wednesday at sundown. In synagogues all over the region rabbis will be delivering sermons that attract a large number of people, and some plan to bring up the Syrian crisis.

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WNYC News

New Designs Revealed for NYC's Only Gay Synagogue

Friday, June 22, 2012

New York City's only gay Jewish congregation is getting a glimpse of what its new home will look like.

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WNYC News

Fire Severely Damages Upper East Side Synagogue

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Officials are investigating the cause of a four-alarm fire at a Manhattan synagogue that blanketed blocks of the Upper East Side in smoke last night.

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Features

Oldest Synagogue in Queens Gets a Much-Needed Restoration

Monday, June 27, 2011

The oldest surviving synagogue in Queens is about to get a major facelift. Work has begun on the restoration of the 100-year-old Tifereth Israel temple in Corona thanks to a major grant from the city and the efforts of preservation groups around the city.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Big Book of New York: Places of Worship

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Learn more about the city Thursdays in December with the editors of The Encyclopedia of New York City: Second Edition. This week, editor Kenneth T. Jackson and executive editor Lisa Keller discuss the city's places of worship. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

More Videos for Your Uncommon Economic Indicators

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Your Uncommon Economic Indicators contributor St. John McKay asks, "What has happened in the church during the recession? Do more or less people go? How about donations?" Here is one of his video contest entries:

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