Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy Coupons and Deals
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Voucher expires on November 4, 2012 Voucher only valid for the "Crossing Delancy" Tour at the Third Annual Jewish Heritage Festival Children under 8 get in free Not exchangeable for cash
Return to the world of your Bubbe and Zaydee. Buy this jdeal and get a $12 walking tour for $8 from the Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy (LESJC) OR get an $10 ticket for $6 for students & seniors--the perfect pastime for a great day out. This coupon is valid for the 'Crossing Delancy' tour only. Events for the day kick off at 10:45 AM at the LESJC Kling & Niman Family Visitor Center, with two simultaneous walking tours exploring the historic neighborhood, considered by many the starting point of the American-Jewish experience. The "Crossing Delancey" tour examines three of the oldest synagogues in New York City: Congregation ChasamSopher (built in 1853); the Orensanz Foundation (formerly Congregation AnsheChesed, built in 1850); and Congregation B’nei Jacob Anshei Brzezan, one of only two remaining tenement style synagogues left on the Lower East Side. "Bialystoker the Beautiful", the other tour happening simultaneously, is a 90-minute tour of the magnificent Bialystoker Synagogue, which was built in 1826 as a Methodist church, and its surroundings. The tour also makes stops at Congregation Beth Hachasidim De Polen (a 19th Century shtiebl, or prayer room) and at Beth Hamedrash Hagadol, former home of the largest Russian-Jewish Orthodox congregation in the United States. Other activities on the day include: Special Presentation by: “The Gals “Hood” at 12:45pm Photography Exhibit “On the cusp of change” by Rebecca Lepkoff. Rebecca will be speaking about her work at 1:30pm with an introduction by Suzanne Wasserman Insider’s Walking Tours Vintage Goods Benefit Sale and Special Presentation Planned to Celebrate the Jewish History of the Lower East Side The Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving, sharing and celebrating the Jewish heritage of the Lower East Side. The Conservancy aims to raise public awareness of the Lower East Side’s distinct cultural identity through innovative public walking tours and other programs, while supporting the neighborhood’s community of living synagogues and other historic structures.