Sixth Street Community Synagogue

Two Manhattan Shuls Deemed ‘Sacred Sites’

08/14/2012

Two Manhattan synagogues are among 23 “Sacred Sites” in New York State that have received grants for physical repairs form the New York Landmarks Conservancy.

A $30,000 Jewish Heritage Fund Grant to the Stanton Street Synagogue on the Lower East Side will help pay for repairs on the building’s exterior walls, and a grant of $25,000 to the East Village’s Sixth Street Community Synagogue will go towards repairs of its roof and façade.

The Stanton Street Synagogue, left, and the Sixth Street Community Synagogue.

East Village’s Musician Rabbi To ‘Beat’ It

07/17/2012
Assistant Managing Editor/Online Editor

It’s curtains for the Jazz Rabbi’s tenure at the Sixth Street Community Synagogue.

Greg Wall, the tenor sax-playing, part-time spiritual leader of the embattled East Village Orthodox congregation with a diverse membership and a history of conflict is moving on, he announced on the congregation’s Facebook page Tuesday.

Rabbi Greg Wall, jazz-playing rabbi at Sixth Street shul, is leaving the congregation.
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