Harlem Baker Bakes Jewish Desserts For The Jewish New Year Of Rosh Hashanah

Mr. Alvin Lee Smalls has been baking since he was a boy. But ruggelach is not something he discovered until he was a grown man. Continue Reading →

‘Harlem’ Tommy Murphy, Harlem, 1911

At the turn of the century boxing was huge in Harlem and this 1921 Exhibit Supply Company Boxing Postcard proves it of ‘Harlem’ Tommy Murphy in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio To “Fight Nationally And Act Locally” With Faith Leaders

mayor-at-de-blasio-2On Monday, November 14, 2016 in the Blue Room of City Hall, Mayor Bill de Blasio led a discussion with faith leaders to reinforce the Administration’s commitment to protect initiatives that may be at risk during Donald J. Trump’s presidency from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

A Social Work Friendship: When the Personal And Professional Merged

bobby staley and dean at tour in harlemSteven Huberman and Bobby Staley hail from very different backgrounds, yet the observant Jewish dean of Touro College Graduate School of Social Work and his African American student-turned-colleague grew up under strikingly similar circumstances, forming the basis of a close friendship. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Morris “Moe” Berg, New York 1902 – 1972

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Morris “Moe” Berg (March 2, 1902 – May 29, 1972), was an American catcher and coach in Major League Baseball who later served as a spy for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II. Continue Reading →