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Rabbi Karp Retires After 32 Years

August 10, 2017 by Henry Karp (Register to contact)

As of July 1, 2017, Rabbi Henry Jay Karp retired from the pulpit of Temple Emanuel of Davenport, Iowa. He served that congregation for 32 years. He was very active in the Quad Cities community, working on many social justice issues. He was one of the founders of In From the Cold, which raises funds in support of homeless programs. He was the founder of Coats for Kids, which collects and distributes new and gently used coats to needy school children. He also was the founder of One Human Family QCA, which seeks to combat bigotry in the community. He was born in the Bronx, New York, and attended Christopher Columbus High School, Herbert H. Lehman College, and the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.

Another Birthday.88

April 18, 2017 by Allen Danzig (Register to contact)

88 and gong strong. Doing volunteer work at Kaiser Hospital and the Orange Police Dept and lecturing on air pollution control. THe early education at CCHS and the mentoring of William Woolfson and Gypsy Rakow has helped in my adult life.I swim and exercise 6 days a week and hope to make it to 199 if all goes well. Class:1947

ISO an old friend/classmate

July 11, 2016 by Joseph Mancebo (Register to contact)

Hello,

For years, I've wondered what ever happened to an old friend that I knew. His name is Michael Lynch.....if anyone knows about him, please reach out to me. Thank you!

Christopher Columbus High School News From Around The Web

Beloved Bronx high school named for Christopher Columbus sets sail  New York Daily News

Letter found by janitor threated to shoot up school  Bronx Times

As Columbus closes, its last class celebrates a bittersweet graduation  Chalkbeat New York

In New York High Schools, the Sound of Music Is Muted  The New York Times

Justice George Silver looks back at his judicial career that started as a pipedream  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Big New York High Schools Fall Hard but Are Not Going Quietly  New York Times

Frederic Tuten’s Memoir Is a Love Song to a Lost New York  Vulture

Kenneth Bialkin, Lawyer and Jewish Leader, Dies at 89  The New York Times

Should All Schools Offer Music Programs?  New York Times

A Lifer Stung by 47 Losses  New York Times

Armed thugs hit students’ phone truck outside Bronx high school  New York Daily News

Partnership for Student Advocacy aims to help students at closing Christopher Columbus High School  New York Daily News

Wild tiger makes 'shameful' appearance at high school prom  New York Post

Students Phone-less After Storage Truck Robbed  NBC New York

Opinion | Public School Students Deprived of Music and Art  New York Times

Evelyn Berezin, 93, Dies; Built the First True Word Processor  New York Times

High-Level Track and Field and Squash to Enjoy  New York Times

Friends Hope Death Won’t Doom a Devotee of Bronx History to Oblivion  New York Times

Also chosen was Josephine Fanelli, St. Theresa School principal, as honorary grand marshal, and Joseph Lucchese, selected for the business award  Bronx Times

Staying Calm Among the Coyotes  New York Times

Aliza Balog, Scott Goodside  New York Times

106 city schools in danger of closing due to poor performance  New York Daily News

Feds reach $1.7 million settlement with TestQuest over tutoring scam  New York Daily News

IBO: One in five high schoolers has commute of at least 45 minutes  Chalkbeat New York

Jerome Lefkowitz, a Force in New York Labor Law, Dies at 86  New York Times

Olympic medalist trying to make it to the Marlins  MLB.com

Bertrand M. Bell, Who Strove to Reduce Medical Trainees’ Grueling Shifts, Dies at 86  New York Times

Choir Academy of Harlem Takes Advantage of Reprieve  New York Times

4 Americans among 5 dead in Costa Rica rafting accident  Daily Mail

Teachers' Union Sues to Stop School Closings  New York Times

Christine Jorgensen's transformation from transgender G.I. to tabloid star  New York Daily News

Army National Combine participants  247Sports

Roy Rubin, Who Led Record-Losing 76ers, Dies at 87  New York Times

3 vie for 2 seats on Rhinebeck school board | News  The Daily Freeman

Stanley Bard, Who Ran Chelsea Hotel as a Bohemian Sanctuary, Dies at 82  New York Times

Son of Sam | The Killer Speaks  CBS News

People Care, and It's Starting to Show - Living In/Van Nest, the Bronx  New York Times

Riverdale Community Choir Musical Director Dr. Jonathan Dzik Retires His Baton After 15 Years  Jewish Link of Bronx, Westchester and Connecticut

From BBQ to K2, a Slice of the City in 10 Bronx Parks  City Limits

Herbert M. Kliebard - WISC  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

The Lacrosse Movement Conquers New York  Wall Street Journal

SIU Med confers degrees to minority students | Diversity  St. Louis American

How to Fill a Melting Pot  New York Times

Double happiness: John Eacobacci celebrates 50th birthday and 30 years at Botanical Garden  New York Daily News

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