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Jewish New Jersey (on Zoom)

Jewish New Jersey (on Zoom)

Travel back in time and visit the first Jewish settlements in the urban centers of Newark, Paterson, Passaic, New Brunswick, Jersey City, and Trenton. See the old Bamberger’s Department Store, Beth Israel Hospital, and the old Newark synagogues — B’nai Jeshurun, B’nai Abraham, and Oheb Shalom. Visit the waterfalls of Paterson and its Jewish-owned silk factories and explore the Jewish farming communities of Alliance, Vineland, and Woodbine, the first all-Jewish town in the world — everyone who ran the town, including the mayor, the police and fire chiefs, and members of the town council, was Jewish and spoke Yiddish. You will also get to visit the old vacation spots of Lakewood and Atlantic City. Newly added is new information about the oldest Holy Ark in North and South America from Renaissance Padua, Italy now located in New Jersey! 

Oscar Israelowitz was born in Brussels, Belgium. He is an architect, licensed NYC tour guide and author of over 75 books. He has given private tours for Leon Uris, author of “Exodus,” and has exhibited his photographs at the Whitney Museum of American Art. He has been serving the New York metropolitan community since 1973.  Oscar Israelowitz has presented in-person lectures and slide presentations throughout the Brooklyn Public Library System in 1990s and early 2000s. He has presented twenty Zoom programs just for the Queens Public Library since April 21, 2021. He has become a “regular” speaker.

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Meeting ID: 817 6258 1103
Passcode: 006442

Monday, April 8, 2024
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Englewood - Online
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