Karen Hochberg

A Pedestrian Success

05/28/2008
Staff Writer
The rebbetzin’s idea had legs.
Six years ago Karen Hochberg, wife of Young Israel of Jamaica Estate’s Rabbi Shlomo Hochberg, wanted to raise some money for Israel. She decided to sponsor a five-kilometer Run for Israel in the Cunningham Park area of Queens on

A Pedestrian Success

05/30/2008
Staff Writer
The rebbetzin’s idea had legs. Six years ago Karen Hochberg, wife of Young Israel of Jamaica Estate’s Rabbi Shlomo Hochberg, wanted to raise some money for Israel. She decided to sponsor a five-kilometer Run for Israel in the Cunningham Park area of Queens on Memorial Day. The annual event has raised more than $400,000 for a variety of Israeli causes and now draws 1,000 participants, runners and walkers, from throughout the borough.This year a version of the event goes international.

An Exercise In Unity

05/24/2002
Staff Writer
Dr. Ada Berkowitz has demonstrated for Israel, last month in Washington. She has marched for Israel, earlier this month in the Salute to Israel Parade in Manhattan. Next week she will run for Israel, closer to her Queens home. Berkowitz, a pediatrician, will take part in the Run for Israel sponsored by Young Israel of Jamaica Estates on Memorial Day: Monday, May 27, 10:30 a.m. in the Cunningham Park area.
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