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GRAND BOAT TOUR of JEWISH NEW YORK HARBOR
Celebrating Milestone Anniversary of New York’s
First Jewish Community in 1654
Celebrate with noted author and NYC tour guide, Oscar Israelowitz, on an exciting two-hour tour aboard the NY Water Taxi. This is a milestone year, marking the 365th anniversary of the landing of the first Jewish pioneers in 1654. The tour includes such sites as the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Museum of Jewish Heritage , World Trade Center, Site where the RMS Titanic was to have docked on her maiden voyage, Castle Clinton, First Synagogue in North America, Lower East Side, Williamsburg, Brooklyn Bridge, Roosevelt Island with its new Technion campus, and the Empire State Building. We will hear stories about Rabbi Jacob Joseph, the first Chief Rabbi of New York City, the Great Synagogues, architect Louis Kahn and his beautiful design for the Four Freedoms Park, and lots more.
Event is Sunday, September 15, 2019. Rain or Shine. Limited Seating – First Come, First Serve. Bring Your Own Snacks. Tickets are $40.