Archive for the ‘Manhattan’ Category
I kept my faith in a little box apart from the rest of my life.
From Danceteria to The JCC: ‘70’s child, Rabbi’s daughter Shira Dicker finally had a Bat Mitzvah (party)
A teenager of the 1970s who rebelled against the more conservative Jewish conventions is revisiting the “disco Judaism” of her h.s & college years. From series PKsofNY
Making the comfortable, uncomfortable, and the comfortable, uncomfortable
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s appearance at Billy Graham’s 1957 evangelistic crusade in NYC infuriated segregationists.
This exclusive broadcast of the Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir & Chamber Orchestra honors the men & women killed or injured in the Metro North derailment in 2013. Donna Smith, a volunteer fire chaplain, was on her way to hear The Messiah. Jim Lovell was on his way to help with setting up the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center. Also killed was Kisook Ahn, a nurse, and James M. Ferrari. More than 60 were injured.
Handel’s Messiah Part 3, 53. Worthy is the Lamb by The Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir & Chamber Orchestra
“Blessing and honour, glory and power be unto Him that sits upon the throne, and to the Lamb forever and ever. Amen!”
“Death is swallowed up in victory. O death, where is thy sting?” I Corinithians 15:54-57.
Handel found the perfect pitch for a financial crisis in The Book of Revelation with its message that “the Kingdom of this world” will at a moment in time become “the Kingdom of our Lord, forever and ever.”
Handel’s Messiah Part 2, 38. “Glad tidings of good things” by The Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir & Chamber Orchestra
“How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace…” Romans 10:15