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Simchat Torah

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2013

    Tracing "Hallelujah" From Obscurity To Ubiquity

    Back in September of 2010, noted music journalist (and former editor-in-chief of SPIN and Vibe magazines) Alan Light was among 4,000 people sitting in the Jacob Javitz Center for Yom Kippur services when the Congregation Beit Simchat Torah choir took the stage to conclude the solemn proceedings with ... More >>

  • Music

    January 2, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Gay Marriage Goes to Church!

    Jeremy and Alex, who posed last week with the twin volunteer flower girls while getting their license, about to legally wed in church​Happy Same-Sex Sunday, 2.0! Last Sunday, the first day same-sex marriage was legal, weddings were performed largely in civil ceremonies. Government marriage bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Westboro Baptist Church Loses, New York Wins

    ​I'm not a position to mock the many reporters who lined up to spend a few minutes with Margie Phelps and the four other unpleasant Westboro Baptist Church members who flew up from Kansas to spend their Sunday shouting slurs at same-sex New York couples. After all, I spent hours with these a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    Religious People are Excited for Same-Sex Sunday Weddings, Too

    ​With self proclaimed religious values groups like the National Organization for Marriage and Westboro Baptist Church protesting this Sunday, as well as Focus on the Family going before the Senate to hail the Defense of Marriage Act yesterday, it may seem like religious people are universally ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2008

    Mel Cheren Memorial

    From Gay City News: A memorial service honoring and celebrating the life and achievements of Mel Cheren will be held on the evening of Thursday, January 17 at Saint Peter's Church in New York City from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 pm. Cooperberg-Rittmaster Rabbinical Intern Ben Dav ... More >>

  • News

    June 4, 2002

    Holy Waters

    Spiritual Life Returns to New York Harbor

  • Specials

    September 5, 2000
  • News

    November 2, 1999
  • Specials

    January 5, 1999
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