The Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island's next meeting will be on Sunday,
February 24. Time: 2:00 PM
Place: Mid-Island Y JCC 45 Manetto Hill Road Plainview, New York www.miyjcc.org
Topic: A Look at New York Lost Synagogues
Speaker: Ellen Levitt
Ellen Levitt will take us on a visual tour of synagogues on the Lower East Side,
in the Bronx, in Brooklyn's Brownsville, East New York and Bedford Stuyvesant and
in other areas of New York City which once had large and thriving Jewish
Communities. She will discuss the shuls' architectual features, the demographics
of the communities they served and how the buildings are used today.
Veteran teacher Ellen is a lifelong resident of Brooklyn. She has been researching
and photographing former synagogues since 1999. She is the author of three books
about the Lost Synagogues of Manhattan, Bronx ,and Brooklyn as well as Walking
Manhattan and dozens of articles.
Our "Mavens" at 1:30 PM to take your genealogy questions.
Admission is free and all are welcome.