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Date: September 20, 1950
Subject: Synagogues | Automobiles
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:32971
Description: This is an exterior view of the Rego Park Park Jewish Center.
Date: Time Period: 2009
Subject: Judaism | Synagogues
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18300
Description: As I arrived at the Young Israel synagogue one recent rainy Tuesday morning, Rabbi Nesanal Lerman was bending over the brand-new Torah scroll, making sure that none of its assiduously hand-written let ... More
Authors: Nesanal Lerman
Date: 2009
Type: digital image
Identifier: aql:18195
Description: The synagogue has been housed in the basement of an apartment building at the corner of 43rd Avenue and 46th Street after the old synagogue was demolished in 2005.
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Authors: Nesanal Lerman
Date: 2009
Type: digital image
Identifier: aql:18347
Description: Young Israel’s three Torahs, with the newest one on the right.
Authors: Anders Goldfarb
Date: 2002
Type: Black and white photographs
Identifier: aql:28127
Description: American Sevashram Sangha, formerly Congregation Talmud Torah Mishkan Israel, at 153-14 90th Avenue.
Authors: Anders Goldfarb
Date: 2002
Type: Black and white photographs
Identifier: aql:27994
Description: American Sevashram Sangha, formerly Congregation Talmud Torah Mishkan Israel, at 153-14 90th Avenue.
Authors: Anders Goldfarb
Date: 1999
Subject: Synagogues | Buildings
Type: Black and white photographs
Identifier: aql:28201
Description: Congregation Ahavas Israel of Greenpoint Synagogue at 108 Noble Street, between Manhattan Avenue and Franklin Street.
Date: Time Period: 1946 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20519
Description: Mr. Vilensky talks about Woodside in the 1940's. He remembers there used to be 4 Jewish centers and 3 movie houses. The area across from him was mostly forests. The neighborhood was mostly Jewish, Ita ... More
Date: Time Period: 1946 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20610
Description: Mr. Vilensky and Ms. Verano describe the changes that have occurred in terms of the ethnicity and nationality in Woodside. There are few Jewish and Irish residents, while the number of residents who a ... More
Date: Time Period: 1946 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20581
Description: Jenny Verano came to Queens from Colombia in 1964 and moved to Woodside 43 years ago. Abe Vilensky first moved to Woodside around 1946, subsequently moved to Bayside to raise his kids, and returned to ... More
Date: Time Period: 1943 - 1959
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20567
Description: Marilyn Reichstein's father was a member of Temple Gates of Prayer in downtown Flushing. He helped found the Flushing Jewish Center on Northern Boulevard and 170th Street, which is now a Chinese churc ... More
Date: Time Period: 1933 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20468
Description: Marilyn Reichstein, nee Albin, grew up in Flushing, New York in the 1950's. She was a member of the Girl Scouts and an aspiring artist, later becoming a professional graphic designer working in New Yo ... More
Date: Time Period: 1930 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20564
Description: Mr. Gorman describes how he used to go to temple, but many people he knew have either moved or passed away. Now he goes to another temple for a weekly luncheon, which people from the other temple also ... More
Date: Time Period: 1900 - 2010
Subject: Jews | Synagogues
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20524
Description: Mr. Hourahan relates that he used to think Flushing was a predominantly Jewish area, since everyone he knew there was Jewish. He says people come to Flushing from other areas as well, relating a story ... More
Date: September 15, 1974
Subject: Synagogues
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:32014
Description: This synagogue, belonging to Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills, is at 70-11 150th Street.