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