Day Trip: Lower East Side Synagogue Tour
Sunday, October 25
8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Click here to register or call 215-545-4400
We will visit three very different historic synagogues on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. We begin with a tour of the beautifully restored Eldridge Street Synagogue, serving its Orthodox congregation since 1887 in its magnificent Moorish style interior. We will then travel to the Kehila Kedosha Janina Synagogue, built in 1927 by Romaniote Jews whose families have lived in Greece for over 2,000 years, where we will enjoy a Kosher Greek lunch and a tour of the synagogue and museum. We will end our day at the Bialystoker Synagogue, a late Federal style Orthodox synagogue built of stone.
The fee includes transportation, lunch, and all admission fees. Registration deadline is October 7.
Save the Date! The Gershman Y Travels to Berlin
May 2-8, 2016
Cost: $3,995 ($4,370 single supplement) plus airfare
For more information, call Maxine Gaiber at 215-446-3026
Since the crumbling of the Berlin Wall in 1989, Berlin, the capital and heart of Germany, has become a dynamic international center for contemporary art and culture. Artists from all over the world have embraced Berlin’s lively art scene. Cutting-edge architecture, glorious museums, theaters, galleries, and fabulous dining abound, and the city serves as a living history museum, where the past is very much present wherever you go.
Highlights of the week-long sojourn include accommodations at a five-star hotel in the center of the city, complimentary breakfasts and fine dining, visits to artist studios and private art collections, architectural walking tours and a visit to the Jewish Museum and the Jewish quarter, and a day in the city of Potsdam.