Moving Traditions

Sandy Closes Offices Of Forward, Other Jewish Organizations

Office-sharing initiative including Limmud NY, Storahtelling also homeless due to basement flooding.

11/06/2012

A Manhattan office building that houses the Jewish Daily Forward and several Jewish organizations may be closed for several months due to flood damage sustained from Hurricane Sandy.

Citing an unnamed disaster recovery company official involved with the building, where the newspaper has an office on the eighth floor, The New York Times reported Monday that 125 Maiden Lane may remain closed for months while transformers, boilers and other equipment are replaced.

Hurricane Sandy forced several Jewish organizations in a downtown building to close their offices. Getty Images

Where The Boys Aren’t

11/02/2010
Editor and Publisher

For too many boys in our community, bar mitzvah represents the end rather than the beginning of their formal Jewish involvement and education.

It’s no secret that our institutions are facing a losing battle in keeping Jewish teenage boys engaged.

Gary Rosenblatt
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