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Archive for the ‘Brooklyn’ Category

Brooklyn sub categories : Crown Heights, Flatbush, Sunset Park and Williamsburg

Hats and kites soar on Easter morning

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At Malchijah’s Hats on Atlantic Avenue in Crown Heights, they have been busy designing fancy head ware for Easter morning.

The Jews of Williamsburg & Greenpoint

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About 61,000 Jews live in the NYC community district of Williamsburg-Greenpoint.

Surprising truth about Billburg & Greenpoint: thick with religious faith and practice

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There are over 300 religious organizations in the area.

Stat Facts on Williamsburg & Greenpoint

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Think of Brooklyn Community District 1 as a city with over 173,000 people in 2010.

An outpost of ancient Egyptian religion in present-day Brooklyn

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A small group in Brooklyn sees the skyscrapers in Manhattan and think of the great pyramids of ancient Egypt.

Updated: Police investigating hate crimes against Brooklyn churches, synagogue

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Vandal splattered red paint on statues of Jesus & Mary & painted a huge “no” on Bay Ridge Jewish Ctr & a church.

Memorial Day, before dawn.

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Cypress Hills National Cemetery is the only United States National Cemetery in New York City.

From Pepper Street Gang to Glorious Brooklyn: Jackie Robinson’s faith journey

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The Pepper Street gang created an epidemic of petty theft and malicious mischief. The members weren’t serious gangbangers like those in south Los Angeles today. Rather, they were a bunch of kids hanging together and getting in trouble. But to the store owners who were the targets of their small thefts, the car owners and [...]

Jackie Robinson. A short tour of his NYC faith life

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Church and faith were central to Jackie Robinson’s success.

Hebrew School in Brooklyn, 1955

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The photographer Cornell Capa died nearly five years ago in New York City on May 23, 2008. Capa valued his religious heritage and photographing religion.

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