Relive our Kehiloft trip to the NYC Lower East Side!

In June, our Kehiloft youth group went on a fun tour of Manhattan’s Lower East Side, which was traditionally a Jewish immigrant, working-class neighborhood. Big thanks to Karen Fridkis for leading the teens on an educational and delicious adventure, and to Jason Rosenthal for creating a video memory of the walking tour!

The following are some of the stops we made:

  1. Essex Street Market
  2. Stanton Street Shul. 180 Stanton Street between Clinton and Attorney
  3. Congregation Chasam Sopher Synagogue. 8 Clinton Street between Stanton and Houston
  4. Angel Orensanz. 172 Norfolk Street between Stanton & Houston
  5. Beth Hamedrash Hagadol. 60 Norfolk Street
  6. Kossar’s Bialys. 367 Grand
  7. Pickle Guys. 49 Essex Street
  8. William Seward Park
  9. Hester Street
  10. The Sweet Life. 63 Hester Street
  11. Jewish Daily Forward. 175 East Broadway
  12. Strauss Square – eliminated on Sunday
  13. 97 Orchard St/Tenement Museum. 103 Orchard Street
  14. First Warsaw Congregation. 58-60 Rivington Street between Allen and Eldridge
  15. Economy Candy. 108 Rivington Street
  16. Congregation House of Isaac. 108 East 1st
  17. Katz’s Deli. 205 East Houston Street
  18. Russ and Daughters. 179 East Houston Street
  19. Landmark Sunshine Cinema. Houston Street
  20. Yonah Schimmel Knishes. 137 East Houston Street
  21. Roosevelt Park

Published in Happenings on July 8, 2014