NYC Honorary Street Names
Rabbi Sholem B. Kowalsky Way (Queens)
Present name:Jewel Avenue
Location:Between 169th Street and 170th Street
Honoree: Rabbi Sholem B. Kowalsky (d. 2010) served a number of Jewish communities in the United States and Israel beginning in 1942. In 1959 he became rabbi at the Young Israel of Hillcrest which, under his leadership, became the largest Young Israel in New York City.
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