Reid Singer


Bialystoker Home Spawns New Controversy Over Landmark Status

By Reid Singer

Bialystoker Home Spawns New Controversy Over Landmark Status
The historic Bialystoker nursing home closed under a cloud in 2011. Now a move to designate its Lower East Side building as a landmark has stoked a new controversy.Read More


Beth Hamedrash Hagodol Synagogue Has Change of Heart About Demolition

By Reid Singer

Beth Hamedrash Hagodol Synagogue Has Change of Heart About Demolition
Beth Hamedrash Hagodol, a historic 163-year-old synagogue on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, wanted to demolish itself. Its rabbi has had a change of heart.Read More


Landmark Synagogue Seeks Right to Demolish Itself

By Reid Singer

Landmark Synagogue Seeks Right to Demolish Itself
Congregation Beth Hamedrash has stood like a sentry on Manhattan’s Lower East Side for 162 years. It’s a historic landmark, so why do the shul’s leaders want it torn down?Read More



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