NYC Honorary Street Names


Rabbi Sidney Kleiman Way (Manhattan)
Present name:East 29th Street
Location:Between Lexington Avenue and Third Avenue
Honoree: Rabbi Sidney Kleiman (1912-2013) was the longest serving and oldest active congregational Rabbi in the United States before he died at the age of 100. Rabbi Kleiman was born on the Lower East Side, grew up in the Bronx and attended Yeshiva University. He led the antebellum Congegation Adereth El from 1939 until 1999. The synagogue itself was founded in 1857 and moved to its present site at 133 East 29th Street, in 1863. (Mendez)

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