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List of New York City parks relating to Jewish culture

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Within the city-operated parks system of New York City, there are many parks that are either named after Jewish individuals, or containing monuments relating to their culture and history.

Manhattan[edit]

  • Abe Lebewohl Park[1][2]
  • Asser Levy Recreation Center[3]
  • Baruch Playground[4][5]
  • Bella Abzug Park[6][7]
  • Gustave Hartman Triangle[8][9]
  • Jacob H. Schiff Playground[10]
  • Schiff Malls[11][12][13]
  • Jacob Joseph Playground[14][15]
  • Jacob K Javits Playground[16]
  • Montefiore Park[17]
  • Nathan Straus Playground[18]
  • Straus Park[19]
  • Straus Square[20]
  • Peretz Square[21][22][23]
  • Sidney Hillman Playground[24]
  • Sol Bloom Playground[25][26]
  • Sol Lain Playground[27]
  • Sophie Irene Loeb Playground[28]
  • Stanley Isaacs Playground[29]
  • Vladeck Park[30]
  • American Memorial to Six Million Jews of Europe (Riverside Park)[31]
  • Charles and Murray Gordon memorial (Fort Washington Park)[32]
  • Emma Lazarus Memorial Plaque (Battery Park)[33]
  • Jerusalem Grove (Battery Park)[34]
  • The Immigrants Sculpture (Battery Park)[35]
  • Gertrude Stein monument (Bryant Park)[36][37]
  • Jewish Tercentenary Monument (Peter Minuit Plaza)[38]
  • Loeb Memorial Fountain (Central Park)[39][40]
  • Schiff Fountain (Seward Park)[41][42]

Bronx[edit]

  • Ben Abrams Playground[43]
  • Hank Greenberg Ballfield[44]
  • Heinrich Heine Fountain (Joyce Kilmer Park)[45]
  • Keltch Park[46][47]
  • Netanyahu Memorial (Pelham Parkway)[48][49]

Brooklyn[edit]

Queens[edit]

  • Cardozo Playground[68]
  • Federoff Triangle[69][70]
  • Gwirtzman Triangle[71][72]
  • Haym Salomon Square[73][74]
  • Ilse Metzger Sitting Area (Flushing Meadows-Corona Park)[75]
  • Sobelsohn Playground[76]
  • Rabbi Kirshblum Triangle[77]
  • Wallenberg Square[78]
  • Job Sculpture (Forest Park)[79]
  • Theodor Herzl Memorial (Freedom Square)[80]
  • Yitzchak Rabin Walk (Flushing Meadows-Corona Park)[81]

Staten Island[edit]

See also[edit]


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References[edit]

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  29. "Stanley Isaacs Playground : NYC Parks". New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved 2020-02-21.
  30. "Vladeck Park : NYC Parks". New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved 2020-02-21.
  31. "American Memorial to Six Million Jews of Europe : NYC Parks". New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved 2020-02-21.
  32. "Charles and Murray Gordon memorial : NYC Parks". New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved 2020-02-21.
  33. "Emma Lazarus Memorial Plaque : NYC Parks". New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved 2020-02-21.
  34. "Jerusalem Grove : NYC Parks". New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved 2020-02-21.
  35. "The Immigrants Sculpture : NYC Parks". New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved 2020-02-21.
  36. "Gertrude Stein monument : NYC Parks". New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved 2020-02-21.
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  44. "Hank Greenberg Ballfield: NYC Parks". New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved 2020-02-21.
  45. "Heinrich Heine Fountain: NYC Parks". New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved 2020-02-21.
  46. "Keltch Park: NYC Parks". New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved 2020-02-21.
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  60. "Harry Maze Playground : NYC Parks". New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved 2020-02-21.
  61. "Holocaust Memorial Park : NYC Parks". New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved 2020-02-21.
  62. "Jacob Joffe Field : NYC Parks". New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved 2020-02-21.
  63. "Kaiser Park : NYC Parks". New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved 2020-02-21.
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  76. "Sobelsohn Playground : NYC Parks". New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved 2020-02-21.
  77. "Rabbi Kirshblum Triangle : NYC Parks". New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved 2020-02-21.
  78. "Wallenberg Square : NYC Parks". New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved 2020-02-21.
  79. "Job Sculpture : NYC Parks". New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved 2020-02-21.
  80. "Theodor Herzl Memorial: NYC Parks". New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved 2020-02-21.
  81. "Yitzchak Rabin Walk : NYC Parks". New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved 2020-02-21.
  82. "Levy Playground : NYC Parks". New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved 2020-02-21.


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