Jewish Journal

Alina Tugend

  • How does the Sinai Akiba orchestra get to Carnegie Hall?

    July 5, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Elizabeth Heyman had about 15 friends and relatives come watch her inaugural musical performance with her West Los Angeles school, Sinai Akiba Academy, at Carnegie Hall in New York.

    Although Heyman, 12, like other members of the orchestra, has played at other venues, including...

  • Wandering Jew - A Nosh of the Big Apple

    January 26, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    It seemed the perfect thing to do on a recent winter Sunday in New York -- visit some synagogues and nosh on ethnic foods.

    So my husband and two sons got in the car, drove through an amazingly empty Manhattan to the Lower East Side and joined the second annual Lower East Side Jewish...