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Madoff’s Prison-Bound Brother Appears At Granddaughter’s Bat Mitzvah

The prison-bound brother of convicted Ponzi scheme operator Bernie Madoff attended his granddaughter’s bat mitzvah in a space described as “posh” this weekend, after a judge delayed his lockup date for the occasion.

01/20/2013

Blowing the shofar on Rosh Hashanah (file/credit: PAL PILLAI/AFP/Getty Images)

Rosh Hashanah Begins At Sunset, Marking Start Of Jewish High Holidays

The holy time begins with Rosh Hashanah, which marks the new year. The holiday is traditionally celebrated by blowing the shofar, eating apples and honey and spending time with family and friends.

09/16/2012

Rabbi Peter Rubinstein (file / credit: Central Synagogue)

Rosh Hashanah Starts Sundown Sunday; NYC Rabbi Says It’s Time For Reflection

The High Holidays are about taking a cleansing breath and looking within.

09/14/2012

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5 Best Historical Sites In New York

New York City has a long and fascinating history. Some of the oldest sites are open to the public for little or no charge – an opportunity for you to discover our city’s past.

06/18/2012