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Awakening
Denali sunrise in Alaska.NPS100
A woman at a rally outside the Rathaus (Town Hall) in Hamburg, Germany
Wild flowers
a reflective shot at the Grand Prismatic Springs Yellowstone Park .NPS100 .
village children returning from their religious institution in a foggy morning,Bangladesh
Busy as a bee
Corona Aurora in skys above Fairbanks Alaska.
she takes care of me
A bear running toward me in Katmai, Alaska.
The misty way
The Hasidic Oasis of Brooklyn
Lunch for two
Fishing bear
Valle del Patia - Cauca, Colombia (Patia River Valley, Cauca. Colombia)
Escaping fish
Fishing brown bear
Bedroom size salon
A boy with rainbow umbrella :)
Catching Wind
Got the Blues
The last of our autumn colors.
The last kiss
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The Hasidic Oasis of Brooklyn

I recently explored the Hasidic (Orthodox Jewish) neighborhood in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The adjoining areas of Lee and Division streets felt like a well preserved oasis of traditional Jewishness in the midst of larger, mostly Dominican, working and middle class neighborhoods. All the signs were in Yiddish or Hebrew. Hundreds of men and women on the streets were dressed in traditional black robes and headwear. This picture shows an elderly man in front of a synagogue.

TAGS: Brooklyn, New York, Nyc, Travel, Usa

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Date Taken: 11.2016
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