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  • Iranian Jews in New York still keeping a low profile

    By Karmel Melamed

    February 3, 2008 | 11:49 pm

    The Iranian Jewish community living in Long Island, New York is primarly concentrated in the area known as Great Neck and is roughly 15,000 strong today. The community in Great Neck is by far wealthy, educated and quite observant of Jewish religious practices. With all of their...

  • Books: American Dream, Jewish identity settle in Great Neck, Long Island

    By Sam Hall Kaplan

    November 30, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    "Inventing Great Neck: Jewish Identity and the American Dream," by Judith S. Goldstein (Rutgers University Press, $24.95)

    Before a "Mac mansion" in Beverly Hills was ever marked by a mezuzah, or a store in Encino stormed by a balabustah - coloring these singular suburban...