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Harlem Walking Tour: Discover the History of Jewish Life in Harlem

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  • Enjoy a guided tour through Harlem, one of New York's most well-known neighborhoods, while helping support and enhance the Lower East Side's community of living synagogues and other historic structures..Visit historic landmarks in Harlem including the Ethiopian Hebrew Synagogue and the Oheb Zedek Synagogue, former home to Cantor Yossele Rosenblatt..Learn about Harlem's history as a cultural capital.
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Join Marty Shore, urban historian, as he leads you through the sites of Jewish religious life in the remarkable urban settlement of Harlem, once the second largest Jewish community in the United States. In 1917, it was home to more than 175,000 Jews. Delight in the exteriors of grand synagogues that remind us of Harlem's Jewish past. Including the Ethiopian Hebrew Synagogue called "The Commandment Keepers." You will walk by the former homes of Temple Israel of Harlem, Congregation Shaarei Zedek, The Oheb Zedek Synagogue-home to Cantor Yossele Rosenblatt in the 1910-1920's.
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