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Grand Boat Tour of Jewish New York Harbor

Sunday, September 15, 2019 15 Elul 5779

11:30 AM - 1:15 PMSouth Street Seaport (Fulton Street and East River)

 

 

Grand Boat Tour of Jewish New York Harbor celebrating 365 years of Jewish life in New York

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.

Sunday, September 15, 11:30 am sharp - approx. 1:15 pm; South Street Seaport, meet at the gate of the NY Water Taxi, located at Pier 16 – East end of Fulton Street, at the East River. The pier is located between the two clipper ships at the South Street Seaport. Look for NY Water Taxi Yellow Flags; rain or shine; bring your own snacks. Transportation to and from the city is not provided.

$45 per person

 

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