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Ever More Pointing, Talking

By ANNE KADET April 26, 2013 11:11 p.m. ET A very small tefillin. STEPHEN YANG FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL We are living in the golden age of the New York walking tour. No matter what aspect of the city you want to explore, there's an expert guide at the waiting. New Yorkers are increasingly [...]

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NYC Jewish Lifestyle Walking Tours

The city’s ultra-Orthodox Jews took the Pennsylvania Amish on a walking tour of their world Tuesday, saying their communities are naturally drawn to each other with a commitment to simpler lifestyles. “It’s reinforcing to the Amish community to see us Jews living the way the Bible says Jews are supposed to live, and have lived [...]

By |August 17th, 2012|Featured In, News Articles, News Papers, Press|Comments Off on NYC Jewish Lifestyle Walking Tours

Amish Take Tour of Hasidic Crown Heights – The tour is called “living Judaism”

New York City's ultra-Orthodox Jews are giving the Amish a walking tour of their world. Several dozen Amish residents from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, started the tour earlier Tuesday of Brooklyn's Crown Heights neighborhood with members of the Hasidic Jewish community. Rabbi Beryl Epstein calls the tour "living Judaism." He says both communities are drawn to [...]

By |July 16th, 2009|Featured In, News Articles, News Papers, Press|Comments Off on Amish Take Tour of Hasidic Crown Heights – The tour is called “living Judaism”

SECTS & THE CITY IN CROWN HEIGHTS

No barns were raised when Hasidic Jews and the Amish joined together on the streets of Brooklyn yesterday, but eyebrows sure were. The 25-strong Amish contingent made the trip by yellow school bus from Lancaster, Pa., to Crown Heights for a second annual guided tour of the life and culture of the Lubavitcher sect. “It’s [...]

By |April 1st, 2009|Featured In, News Articles, News Papers, Press|Comments Off on SECTS & THE CITY IN CROWN HEIGHTS

NYC ultra-orthodox Jews give Amish walking tour

Posted: Wed 2:17 AM, Apr 01, 2009 Home / News / Headlines List / Article NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's ultra-Orthodox Jews have given the Amish a walking tour of their world. Several dozen Amish residents from Lancaster County, Pa., toured Brooklyn's Crown Heights neighborhood with members of the Hasidic Jewish communityon Tuesday. [...]

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Ultra-orthodox Jews give Amish walking tour

NEW YORK — The city's ultra-Orthodox Jews took the Pennsylvania Amish on a walking tour of their world Tuesday, saying their communities are naturally drawn to each other with a commitment to simpler lifestyles. "It's reinforcing to the Amish community to see us Jews living the way the Bible says Jews are supposed to live, [...]

By |March 31st, 2009|Featured In, News Papers|Comments Off on Ultra-orthodox Jews give Amish walking tour

Ultra-orthodox Jews give Amish walking tour in Brooklyn

NEW YORK - The city's ultra-Orthodox Jews took the Pennsylvania Amish on a walking tour of their world Tuesday, saying their communities are naturally drawn to each other with a commitment to simpler lifestyles. "It's reinforcing to the Amish community to see us Jews living the way the Bible says Jews aresupposed to live, and [...]

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Passover Profile: Inside An Orthodox Matzo Bakery

The Jewish holiday of Passover, also known as the “Feast of Unleavened Bread,” begins at sundown March 27. The holiday commemorates the Israelites’ liberation from slavery in Egypt thousands of years ago. The Bible says the Jews left Egypt so quickly, they did not have time to let their bread rise. To this day, Jews [...]

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PRACTICAL TRAVELER; A Tour of Tours Of New York

By BETSY WADE Published: June 11, 2000 NEW YORK CITY'S struggle with New York Apple Tours since a pedestrian was killed May 22 by a company bus whose driver was not properly licensed has put the city's tourism infrastructure in a bad light. The accident led to a state shutdown of the company, pending a [...]

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Brooklyn’s Turn

By Eric Hubler Special to The Washington Post Sunday, October 25, 1998 If You Like Manhattan's... You'll Love Brooklyn's... Central Park Prospect Park (both Frederick Law Olmsted-designed masterworks of urban greenery) The Chrysler Building The Williamsburg Bank (a fantasy of gargoyles and curlicues, long the tallest building in Brooklyn, still the most fanciful) The Met [...]

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