Kehila Kedosha Janina

CB3 Supports Co-Naming Broome Street Block for Former President of Kehila Kedosha Janina

Posted February 11, 2016 at 5:00 am

Forever deemed the smelliest block in all of Manhattan, the northwest corner of Broome and Allen Streets is getting a makeover. In name only. Gears are now in motion to bestow a more palatable designation. One that is way more honorable – street co-naming for a former pillar of the community. That’s right, “Hy Genee […]

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Recap: The Inaugural Greek Jewish Festival on Broome Street [PHOTOS]

Posted June 1, 2015 at 5:19 am

From the 75th anniversary block party for the Essex Street Market to the Ideas City Festival on the Bowery, it was a weekend of festivals. Kehila Kedosha Janina yesterday organized an event that appeared more diverse than its nearby competition. The first annual Greek Jewish Festival, held on a melting pot of a block. In fact, the […]

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‘Greek Jewish Festival’ to Celebrate Heritage and Community on Broome Street Next Month

Posted April 15, 2015 at 9:31 am

For a neighborhood that figures prominently into the DNA of American Jewry, only pockets of this past remain on the Lower East Side. Yes, there are still a few active synagogues and yeshivas, but Judaica shops and Kosher businesses are pretty much non-existent at this point. So with Lower East Side History Month just two […]

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Kehila Kedosha Janina is Planning a ‘Greek Jewish Festival’ for the Springtime

Posted January 5, 2015 at 5:27 am

There was a time when the neighborhood hosted an annual Lower East Side Jewish Festival on East Broadway, but those days are long gone. Instead we’ve seen the more niche “Egg Rolls and Egg Creams Festival” the last fourteen years at the Eldridge Street Synagogue. Now its brethren up the bend seeks to revive more of […]

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Police on Guard Outside Kehila Kedosha Janina

Last modified April 22, 2013 at 8:37 am

It appears at least one area synagogue is under increased security.

Weekend Edition: November 13

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:11 am

[Photo Credit: Daniela Reinsch]

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Channel Thirteen on Kehila Kedosha Janina [Video]

Posted November 17, 2010 at 6:21 am

In the latest installment of Channel Thirteen’s video series, The City Concealed, the media company focuses on Kehila Kedosha Janina at 280 Broome Street (corner of Allen). The Romaniote synagogue is the last of its kind in the whole Western Hemisphere. Built in 1927, the congregation catered to a small minority of Greek Jews which […]

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History Hunt – Week 2 Answered

Posted July 20, 2010 at 11:18 am

The solution to this week’s History Hunt is…drumroll…Kehila Kedosha Janina at 280 Broome Street.  Congratulations to Boogie reader Salim Virji. Your prize is a copy of Luna Park by Kevin Baker. Many thanks to everyone for submitting your guesses.

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