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Monsey Memories: The Early Days of Congregation Sons of Israel of Nyack

Yitzy Fried Recently, we profiled Rav Avrohom Lehrman, who served Congregation Bnai Israel of Nyack (the name by which it was.... read more

Monsey Memories: Rabbi Isaac Minsky

Monsey Memories: Rabbi Isaac MinskyYitzy Fried In the Congregation Sons of Israel section of the Monsey Cemetery, lies the.... read more

Monsey Memories: Rabbi Avraham Lehrman

Yitz Fried The conservative Congregations Sons of Israel in Nyack was founded in 1891 as the orthodox.... read more

Monsey Memories: The Kranes’ Heroic Rescue Efforts

Yitzy Fried A number of weeks ago, we profiled a special Monsey couple, Uncle Robert and Tante Ruth Krane, as they were known to.... read more

Monsey Memories: The Bear Mountain Bridge to Mark Centennial

Yitzy FriedOne hundred years ago, The Bear Mountain.... read more

Monsey Memories: The Challenging Beginnings of Orthodox Settlement in Airmont

Yitzy Fried “Earlier this fall, the Justice Department announced that it secured a consent decree with the Village of Airmont,.... read more

Monsey Memories: Rav Yeshaya Dovid Bayer

Yitzy Fried Rav Yeshaya Dovid Bayer occupies a special place in the annals of Monsey history, having served as a mechanech in.... read more

Monsey Memories: The Rockland County Court House in New City

Yitzy FriedThe Rockland County Courthouse and Dutch Gardens is.... read more

Monsey Memories: Rav Shmelke Taubenfeld

Yitzy Fried The first day of Sukkos marks the yohrtzeit of one of Monsey’s all-time ga’onim, one of the prime products of Beis.... read more

Monsey Memories: The Fire at Neturei Karta

Yitzy FriedThe year was 2007, and it was the evening of the first night of Pesach, when the Neturei.... read more

Monsey Memories: Uncle Robert and Tante Ruth Krane

Yitzy Fried Residents of old Monsey will recall the Krane’s, an incredible couple who filled the lives of everyone who was.... read more

Monsey Memories: When the Rebbes Vacationed in Spring Valley

Yitzy Fried As we have noted here in the past, Spring Valley used to be a vacation area, with numerous hotels that would welcome.... read more

Monsey Memories: The Stony Point Lighthouse

Yitzy FriedCompleted in 1826, the Stony Point lighthouse in Stony Point, Rockland County, was the very.... read more

Monsey Memories: When Rav Bresslauer Was Chosen as Rav of Beis Tefillah

Yitzy Fried In the last two installments of this column, we traced the read more

Monsey Memories: Building Beth Tefilla

Yitzy FriedIn last week’s edition of this column, we wrote.... read more

BONUS Monsey Memories: The Fire That Consumed the Skverer Beis Medrash

Yitzy FriedAs we mourn the Churban of the Beis Hamikdosh, we recall the fire that consumed another.... read more

Monsey Memories: Beginning of Congregation Bais Tefilla

Yitzy Fried Bais Tefillah is a legendary place for both Torah and tefillah in Monsey today,.... read more