By Julia Reischel on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015 - 10:40 am
Above: Members of Fleischmanns' summer Spinka community accompany a new Torah to their synagogue on Main Street. Hundreds of members of the Spinka community of Hasidic Jews led by Grand Rabbi Abraham Horowitz gathered on Sunday, Aug. 9 to welcome the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Sep. 16, 2010 - 4:09 pm
Is New York City's water kosher? That depends on your perspective -- after all, it is swimming with tiny, harmless shrimplike organisms called copepods. Earlier this summer, an enterprising blogger added a common laboratory stain to New York City tap... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Jul. 11, 2010 - 12:06 pm
A few years shy of a century ago, Congregation B'nai Israel was founded by Jewish families from Fleischmanns and Margaretville. Its 1918 incorporation date makes the historic synagogue, located on Wagner Avenue in Fleischmanns, one of the oldest in the... Read more
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