NYC Honorary Street Names


Rabbi Joseph Weiss Avenue (Queens)
Present name:Newport Avenue
Location:Between Beach 147th Street and Beach 149th Street
Honoree: Rabbi Joseph Weiss (1913-2001) led the Congregation of West End Temple for 52 years. . Rabbi Weiss was co-founder of the Rockaway Catholic-Jewish Committee, a member of the Rotary Club, the Boy Scouts, the Jewish War Veterans, the Belle Harbor Property Owners Association, the 100 Police Precinct Council and a member of the Advisory Council of Peninsula Hospital.

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