They’ll be dancing in the street (to a Greek beat)

Photos by Tequila Minsky

Photos by Tequila Minsky

On Sun., May 31, Romaniote and Sephardic Jews celebrated their unique heritage at the Greek Jewish synagogue Kehila Kedosha Janina, at 280 Broome St., between Eldridge and Allen Sts., at the first-ever Greek Jewish Festival. Five live bands played Greek, Sephardic, Balkan and Israeli music. Also part of the festivities and fun were traditional kosher Greek Jewish food, homemade Greek pastries, a marketplace full of vendors, and arts and educational activities for kids. Visitors could take tours of the landmark synagogue building, constructed in 1927.


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