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Jews & Evangelicals of Williamsburg & Greenpoint, Church in schools controversy, 1964 World’s Fair

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Williamsburg. Photo: Tony Carnes/A Journey through NYC religions

Williamsburg. Photo: Tony Carnes/A Journey through NYC religions

The Jews of Williamsburg & Greenpoint. About 61,000 Jews live in the NYC community district of Williamsburg-Greenpoint.

 

Right to Worship group holds press conference at City Hall. Front row: Pastor Bill Devlin (l); Council member Fernando Cabrera (c); Pastor Rick Del Rio (r). Photo illustration: A Journey through NYC religions

Right to Worship group holds press conference at City Hall. Front row: Pastor Bill Devlin (l); Council member Fernando Cabrera (c); Pastor Rick Del Rio (r). Photo illustration: A Journey through NYC religions

Faith leaders keep up pressure for decision from De Blasio on school space for religious groups. Department of Education says its up to the city’s lawyers. Video of Mayor De Blasio’s support for faith groups.

 

Rev Martin Luther King, Jr. waves with his children, Yolanda and Martin Luther III, while on Ford Motor Company's time-traveling journey designed by Disney  at the World's Fair. Photo: Hulton Archive

Rev Martin Luther King, Jr. waves with his children, Yolanda and Martin Luther III, while on Ford Motor Company's time-traveling journey designed by Disney at the World's Fair. Photo: Hulton Archive

A Journey through religions at the 1964 World’s Fair in Flushing Meadows, Queens. The fair opened fifty years ago on April 21, 1964.

 

Brooklyn 1 Evangelical Congregations

The evangelical Christians of Williamsburg-Greenpoint

 

Williamsburgh, 1634. Illustration from Eugene L. Armbruster's Photographs & Scrapbooks. Source: Brooklyn Historical Society.

Williamsburgh, 1634. Illustration from Eugene L. Armbruster's Photographs & Scrapbooks. Source: Brooklyn Historical Society.

The evangelicals in 19th Century Williamsburg and Greenpoint. The faith-flavored identity of New York City was decided on the frontiers of social controversy in religious places like the evangelical Protestant churches of Williamsburg and Greenpoint.

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