Croton's Temple Israel Discusses 'Weird Jewish History'

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- A lecture on "Weird Jewish History" is scheduled for Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Temple Israel in Croton. 

Temple Israel of Northern Westchester is in Croton-on-Hudson. Photo Credit: TINWPresident

Bruce Applebaum will discuss Jewish history in the area, including fun facts like the story of a street in Cortland Manor named after a Jewish philanthropist who tried to stamp out Jewish poverty by distributing fishhooks and establishing an agricultural community in Argentina. 

Light refreshments will be served.

Temple Israel is at 31 Glengary Road, Croton. For more information, call 914-271-4705

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