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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Day Of Visibility Follows Avenue H “Take It Off” Incident

FLATBUSH - Members and volunteers at the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) and the NYC Commission on Human Rights (NYCCHR) spread across three subway stations in the borough to hand out fliers encouraging Brooklynites...

New House of Worship Replaces 147-Year-Old Church

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT: Penny Grinage was five years old when she began Sunday School at St. Stephen & St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Bedford Stuyvesant. Back then, the church boasted a white wood façade, stained windows and...

New Apartments to Surround Bushwick Avenue Church

BUSHWICK - An unusual residential development is coming to Bushwick Avenue, with the latest renderings showing a pair of structures rising on either side of a church—which will stay an active house of worship. The...

Salazar Meets Fellow Jews of Color After Twitter-storm

BUSHWICK - New York State Senate hopeful Julia Salazar (27) focused on their shared identity while claiming her Jewishness is not central to the campaign at a meet-and-greet this Wednesday afternoon, August 29,...

Brooklyn Church Gives the Widow of Its Founder 10 Days to Leave Home

DITMAS PARK - Pilgrim Baptist Church posted a 10-day eviction notice on the door of the widow of the late Archbishop Roy E. Brown in Ditmas Park last week. Archbishop Brown, the founder of...

Grab a Free Kosher Lunch for Kids This Week in Boro Park & Williamsburg!

BORO PARK/WILLIAMSBURG - This week Monday through Thursday Met Council will be giving away nearly 5,000 free kosher lunches for kids in Boro Park and Williamsburg. “Met Council is proud to have the only free kosher...

From Bay Ridge to Staten Island – Stop The Hate On Bus S53

BAY RIDGE - Elected officials and community activists gathered on 87th Street yesterday to ride a bus in response to the viral video of a woman shouting hateful remarks to a Muslim lady on...

Combination Synagogue and Condominium Development Design Released for Manhattan Beach

MANHATTAN BEACH - A new combination of synagogue and swanky new condos may be coming to Manhattan Beach street. New renderings for the building were revealed this week, showing the eight-story mixed use building slated...

Brooklyn Politicians React After Supreme Court Upholds Muslim Ban

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that President Trump's third travel ban—also referred to as the "Muslim ban"—is indeed lawful. The ban restricts entries from Iran, North Korea, Syria, Libya, Yemen, Somalia, and...

Eid Mubarak To You From BKLYNER

Tomorrow, Muslims all over the world will celebrate Eid al-Fitr, a holiday that lasts three days after the month-long Ramadan. Tonight, hundreds of people will celebrate on Coney Island Ave at the annual Chand...

Giglio on Film: Historical Views of a Williamsburg Tradition

WILLIAMSBURG - For over 130 years, the Italian community in North Brooklyn has been coming together every year for the Giglio Feast, a week-long religious celebration that involves the spectacular lift and procession of...

Here’s What You Need To Know About Ramadan In Brooklyn

It's that time of year again! Ramadan, the holiest month in Islam, will begin either tomorrow or this Thursday, depending on if we spot the moon tonight. It is a time where Muslims fast every day from dawn...

“Embrace Your Hyphen”– Arab-American Heritage Celebration At Borough Hall

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Brooklyn Borough Hall was filled with chatter, Arab music, Arab food, artwork from Arab painters, and lots of excited children yesterday, Tues. April, 5, celebrating Arab-American heritage. This event was a...

Muslim Community Gets Reassured Before Tomorrow’s “Punish A Muslim Day”

DITMAS PARK - Elected officials, organizers, and members of the community stood in solidarity this afternoon against tomorrow's "Punish a Muslim Day." A few weeks ago, fliers from an anonymous source were mailed across the...

There’s Going To Be A New Jewish History Escape Room In Midwood And It’s...

MIDWOOD - The news of a Jewish-themed escape room opening in Midwood has been met with a good bit of snark lately on social media. That’s not really surprising – for fairly obvious reasons...
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