Posts Tagged ‘Lower East Side’
At Assafa Islamic Center kids memorize 80,000 Arabic words from the Qur’an. On God’s Row Eldridge Street
Because of inadequate public school capacity, the de Blasio administration has been urging religious schools to consider adding programs.
Jacob Riis brought a new way of doing journalism and photography in order to realize certain religious values.
A video recap of the 285 religious sites on the Lower East Side
The deepest life comes when your arms are around the poor at a moment of need. That is why organizations like The Bowery Mission is the address for the true meaning of New York City: a city of the deeper life; the more compassionate life; a city in which the least of us counts even […]
In the 1970s a few reckless souls dared to try to put back together the bombed out neighborhoods in the Lower East Side.
Tammy next explored the East Side, coming back through Chinatown and the Lower East Side first. She visited the Primitive Christian Church on East Broadway which has a new ministry to second generation Hispanics. In the 1970s it burned down causing Marcos Rivera to leave his job with IBM to rebuild the church. He was […]
As an Evangelical pastor in the Lower East Side of Manhattan I’ve received several calls to give my opinion about the building project called Park51 Islamic center and mosque near Ground Zero in New York. I have resisted responding for several reasons, not least of which is that emotions are understandably running high given the […]