Stroll the Lower East Side of New York City on December 25 with Free Tours by Foot
New York, NY (PRWEB) November 30, 2012
New York City has many neighborhoods celebrating several holidays in December. The history rich Lower East Side of Manhattan once attracted thousands of Jews from Eastern Europe. Their unique culture still permeates the neighborhood.
Join Free Tours by Foot on December 25 and experience why these immigrants came looking for Di goldeneh medina (the golden land) and how they lived once they arrived. Walk Orchard Street and Hester Street in this area...stroll past the Sunshine Theatre and the Pickle Guys...see where Bnai Brith was founded, where the Eldridge St. Synagogue is and Romanite Synagogue was located...get a sense of the original immigrants lives. Hear the stories of their escape from Russian and Polish pogroms and their hopes in the Promised Land (America).
Free Tours by Foot will offer a Jewish Lower East Side tour on December 25 by guides who grew up in this neighborhood, living these historic religious traditions. Join them in obtaining a better understanding of the culture, history and experience of these immigrants.