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At Least Two Old-School Jews Still Left on Lower East Side

The Lower East Side has gotten steadily more obnoxious since, oh, Rent debuted, but it’s managed to retain some vestiges of its old Jewish past, even if the old chevra kadisha (that’s morgue to you) is now a pizza place … Read More

By / October 18, 2007

The Lower East Side has gotten steadily more obnoxious since, oh, Rent debuted, but it’s managed to retain some vestiges of its old Jewish past, even if the old chevra kadisha (that’s morgue to you) is now a pizza place called Chickie Pigs. The new NYC Real Estate video blog Into the Box talks to Sammy Gluck, an Orthodox Jew who runs a menwear store in the neighborhood.  

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