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Revered Borscht Belt Comedian (and LES-Educated Rabbi) Jackie Mason Dies at 93

Posted July 26, 2021 at 5:05 am

Jackie Mason, one of the greatest comedic voices whose borscht belt schtick inspired generations, passed away on Saturday in Manhattan. The Catskills kvetcher was 93. According to TMZ, Mason had been hospitalized for more than 3 weeks … admitted with inflammation of the lungs. Obituaries aplenty. Jackie Mason was born Yacov Moshe Maza in Sheboygan, […]

Hundreds Converge on East Broadway to Mourn Influential Rabbi

Posted November 9, 2020 at 5:00 am

Hundreds converged on the Lower East Side yesterday morning to pay last respects to Rabbi Dovid Feinstein, a religious luminary who passed away Friday at the age of 91. It was a sea of black hats and suits – Orthodox Jews – who assembled along East Broadway near Rutgers Street. The funeral ceremony took place […]