CEDARHURST – As those of Jewish faith all across the area celebrate Hanukkah this week, News 12 takes a glimpse into the past — antique menorahs from all over the world that tie today’s families to generations past.
Jonathan Greenstein has been collecting Jewish antiques since he was a teenager.
Greenstein turned his hobby into a business and now owns a gallery in Cedarhurst.
Some menorahs have simple designs and others are more ornate. While some are large, and others are very small.
Greenstein says he feels a real connection to the Jewish antiques, which is especially interesting since he says his own family really doesn’t have any that date back generations.
CEDARHURST, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A small book with a simple white binding is getting global buzz. Called a siddur in Hebrew, it’s a prayer book that belonged to Marilyn Monroe. Monroe converted to Judaism when she married one of America’s most famous playwrights, Arthur Miller. Click here to continue reading…