Since 1902, Volunteers of America has used a familiar figure -- Sidewalk Santas -- to collect money for vital social services. For busy New Yorkers, the program is a simple way to contribute to charity.
Ahron Weiner has brought a stunning artistic creation to the Stanton Street Shul on the Lower East Side. Memorial Wall, a walk through Jewish history, consists of 60 individual photographs spanning 35 feet.
"You can't always lose yourself" in a role, says the 20-year-old Stewart, "although that's when it's at its best. I don't have a lot of control over it because I'm not really the best technical actor."