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  • Several eras end at one Lower East Side building

    December 31, 2012 | 1:18 pm

    The collapse and demolition in 2006 of the First Roumanian-American Congregation synagogue at 89 Rivington Street — the “cantors’ Carnegie Hall” — seemed to have eradicated almost every trace of what was once a large and vibrant Jewish community.

    But it had not. There is a...