News & Updates

Senior Centers' Funding Restored

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Holocaust survivors and their advocates at the Boro Park Y Senior Center in Brooklyn were breathing a sigh of relief this week — and congratulating one another’s activism — following the recent approval of the New York State budget that restores funding to 105 such centers citywide.

Battle Is On To Save Senior Centers

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

For 250 or so Holocaust survivors in Brooklyn, Club Nissim and the Boro Park Y Senior Center provide a daily sanctuary to their members. The closely connected programs provide the opportunity for people like Sara Sussman to exercise, socialize and break kosher bread with friends whose pasts link them in special ways.