Religion & Beliefs

Two “Old Jew” Institutions Get “New Jew” Makovers

Just like your best friend in junior high school who returned from summer vacation with boobs and a haircut, two New York Jewish landmarks are getting some extra attention due to recent makeovers. The Eldridge Street Synagogue, once home to … Read More

By / January 8, 2008

Just like your best friend in junior high school who returned from summer vacation with boobs and a haircut, two New York Jewish landmarks are getting some extra attention due to recent makeovers. The Eldridge Street Synagogue, once home to pigeons and decay, has been refurbished to its 1907 glory, while the Kaufman Center has a new airy redesign thanks to Robert A.M. Stern. For more, check out this article in New York Magazine, or better yet, go catch a glimpse of these historic places in person.