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Posts Tagged: Park East Synagogue

January 26, 2020 11:21 am

At Manhattan Synagogue Holocaust Commemoration, UN Secretary-General Decries ‘Global Crisis of Antisemitic Hatred’

The United Nations Secretary General marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day at a Manhattan synagogue on Saturday, vowing to fight antisemitism around the world and pledging,...

September 6, 2015 3:19 pm

Alan Dershowitz on Iran Nuclear Deal: ‘I’m Furious With President Obama’

Long-time Democrat, Israel defender and famed law professor Alan Dershowitz told a synagogue audience on Saturday night that he was "furious" with President Obama over...

April 22, 2015 4:49 pm

New York Rabbi to Receive Knighthood From Pope Francis - Rabbi Arthur Schneier of Park East Synagogue in New York is slated to receive knighthood from Pope Francis later this month. Schneier, who...

January 16, 2013 12:38 am

Brooklyn’s Barclays Center to Host Jewish Music Concert

New York Times - The arena he built in Brooklyn has hosted concerts of hip-hop, Latin salsa and reggae, not to mention performances by...

May 10, 2012 7:02 pm

“Rabbi to the Diplomats” Honored by South Korean President in Seoul

Arthur Schneier, the "Rabbi to the Diplomats", was in South Korea recently following a personal invitation from President Lee Myung Bak. "President Lee and First Lady,...

February 6, 2012 3:30 pm

‘Rabbi to the Diplomats’ Hosts Ban Ki-moon for Shoah Service

Rabbi Arthur Schneier 'Rabbi to the Diplomats' and the Upper East Side's Park East Synagogue hosted over forty diplomats including UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon...

May 3, 2011 2:36 pm

Holocaust Remembrances Commemorate Righteous, Focus on Life

It is "the courage to stand up for what is right" that characterizes a Hero.  Carl Lutz, a Swiss diplomat, Vice Consul in Budapest, Hungary...


Iran Sentences Rapper Toomaj Salehi to Death Over 2022-23 Unrest

An Iranian revolutionary court has sentenced well-known Iranian rapper Toomaj Salehi to death for charges linked to Iran's 2022-23 unrest, his lawyer told Iranian newspaper Sharq on Wednesday. Salehi in his...


Israeli Hostage Families Make Passover Plea for Return of Missing Loved One...

Relatives of Israeli hostages held in Gaza will mark the start of the Jewish holiday of Passover, a week-long festival that...

Middle East

Drone, Rocket Attacks Targeted US Forces in Iraq, US Officials Say

US forces in Iraq and Syria faced two separate rocket and explosive drone attacks in less than 24 hours, Iraqi security sources and US officials told Reuters on Monday, the...

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