Category: Places

Avi Hoffman from “Reflections of a Lost Poet: The Life and Times of Itzak Manger”

  The Bronx Jewish Historical Initiative was delighted to be associated with the recent performance by Avi Hoffman of the Yiddish play “Reflections of a Lost Poet:  The Life and Times of Itzak Manger”, presented by The Sholem Aleichem Cultural Center.  The…

Comedian Robert Klein Inducted into the Inaugural Bronx Jewish HOF Class

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By Howard Goldin for nysportsday.com Bronx, NY—During the first week of June, a ceremony was held at the Bronx Museum on 165th Street and the Grand Concourse in which the Inaugural Class of the Bronx Jewish Hall of Fame was honored. The…

KulturfestNYC

KulturfestNYC is the first-ever international festival of Jewish performing arts, celebrating the global impact of Jewish culture. Presented by National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene at MJH, now celebrating its centennial season, in collaboration with UJA-Federation of New York and Capital One Bank, the weeklong festivities will…

Back to the Glory of the Grand Concourse

It was an exciting day — The Bronx Jewish Historical Initiative’s tour of the Jewish Grand Concourse featured narration by co-leaders author Avery Corman (The Old Neighborhood) and Bronx Historian Lloyd Ultan.  The mix of nostalgia and joy at “coming…