Neighborhood: Upper East Side. Membership: Two-Parent Family Rate? They list it as $2,800, which is conspicuously cheap, and likely doesn’t come close to covering the cost of a front-row Yom Kippur seat. That said, they livestream their services. Baller. Famous Congregants: Michael Bloomberg, Alan “Ace” Greenburg, Eliot Spitzer (seen above with the mayor in December 2006), Joan Rivers, Leon Black, and is famously known as the fictional bar-mitzvah site of Benjamin Jacob Grimm, better known as The Thing.
After over 3 weeks being closed because of hurricane damage, Jews on Vinyl, the fantastic dance through three decades of American music is back on again. Do the twist to Hava Nagilah, hear the Hebrew Simon and Garfunkel, and find out about the Yiddishe Mambo!
The show reopens in 90 minutes! But mind the cracked skylight!
* Image Marty Allen and Steve Rossi, Batman and Rubin, Mercury, 1967, Courtesy of Josh Kun and Roger Bennett