CARRIE DEVORAH > RELIGION
WORLD'S LARGEST MENORAH It sits in a glass case indoor of Ben Gurion airport in Israel. Somewhere nearby Chabad hosts people wanting answers to questions on religion, and seeking to pray. Makes sense the world's largest menorah is there, al hanissim, on the miracles...
IN DEFENSE OF THE TABLETS After The March 2nd 2005 Rick Perry and the State of Texas filed their Amicus Brief in defense of the Tablets, the Ten Commandments, perched on the lawn of a Texas Court. The same morning the Texas brief was filed, with a secret weapon... photos showing God in DC.
MENNONITES MINISTERING IN DUPONT CIRCLE PARK Their prayer crossed the park long before the Mennonites from Utah, Maryland and other states were scene. They are modern Mennonites. They have grown with the world and away from the traditional horse and buggy.
EVANGELICAL DAY AT DC'S ISRAELI EMBASSY For about four years now the Israeli Embassy has been cultivating its tourism and financial relationships with the evangelical community. Jewish leaders are not invited. This day is only for the Gary Bauer's, Pat Robertson's and others...
IN DEFENSE OF THE TEN COMMANDMENTS They gathered to support Judge Roy Moore seeking to keep the 10 Commandments inside Alabama's court house. Cal met friends from abortion protests across the country. He brought his son this time so he could learn from Dad.
MAKING PIECES MAKING PEACE Maureen Ward once thought she would make a better lawyer than a nun. Then she got ill and discovered jewelry making and a way to combine all of what she is, teaching women to make a living wage through jewelry they made. Making pieces, making peace.
PRO CHOICE The mother brought her infant child to the march pro choice. Children live what they learn...
LUIS PALAU'S DC FESTIVAL ON THE NATIONAL MALL The festival is an annual event. It is held in different parts of the world. Amidst the battle of God, the Constitution and Judicial nominees to a court adjudicating these questions, God rang out. Loud and clear. In song. In prayer, government approved...
THE DALAI LAMA ADRESSES THE PEOPLE OF WASHINGTON DC It was his 70th birthday. So he threw a party of 16000 best friends at the MCI Center. He may have never met them before but his message had reached many. Peace on earth. Peaceful ways to replace wars. Win with words of kindness.
HANUKKAH AT THE WHITE HOUSE Metukah was seated photographer right of the President. She was one of several Jewish educators invited to sit with him. Hanukkah came early to the White House. Invited representatives gathered in the Booksellers area. West Point Jewish cadets sang.
THE NATIONAL NATIVITY SCENE IN PRESIDENT' PARK The National Nativity scene is a DC annual christmas decoration in President's Park. Along with the Yule Log tradition, children decorations hang on state trees. There was not one "G'd Bless," just a penny decoration inscribed "In God We Trust." Smile...
HANUKKAH CELEBRATION AT THE KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE The Millenium Stage of the Kennedy Center is the daily free stage where events of all cultures come together under a program funded by Target nd Fannie Mae. An evening dedicated to Naomi Shemer, Israel's first lady of song concluded. Jerusalem of Gold.
CHABAD LIGHTS THE NATIONAL MENORAH 2005 AT THE ELLIPSE
CHRISTMAS AT THE VIETNAM MEMORIAL I had walked to the WWI Memorial, the WWII Memorial, the Navy's Lone Sailor. They were all void of Christmas decorations. But the Vietnam Memorial... it breathes for the men and women who remember never to forget.... especially at Christmas
HANNUKAH AT 6TH AND I SYNAGOGUE Along with revitalizing the downtown area of Washington DC, Sixth and I Synagogue revitalized the pulse of Jewish tradition coarsing the veins of historic DC. Annually, 6th and I Synagogue hosts a Chanukah day for familie with young children.
NATIONAL BAPTIST CHURCH It was once a synagogue. Elements of its heritage remain, mostly because they are decorative affixed permanently to the ceiling, floor and wall. The wood, stained glass, and marble preserve a day gone by, a culture moved on yet staying in perpetuity.
PURIM AT MESORAH DC Rabbis E and T provided the entertainment. E told jokes worthy of a headlining performer. T talked about Purim being the holy holiday in terms of consciousness between man and God. The street talk was that Purim could start a day earlier,
RABBI HERZFELD'S FIRST NATIONAL PURIM PARADE THROUGH DOWNTOWN WASHINGTON DC Once in a blue moon a breath of fresh air blows into town as did when Rabbi Herzfeld came to Ohev Shalom in NW DC injecting Jewish ruach with Haman leading Mordechai atop a horse called Shiloh
PRESIDENT BUSH ATTENDS THE 2006 NATIONAL PRAYER BREAKFAST AT THE WASHINGTON HILTON Three years ago the National Prayer Breakfast was established to bring prayer to America. Prayers were said by Reverends. The President welcomed blessings offered. EWTN's Catholic Network broadcast for the first time. Arroyo interviewed Santorum, Novak.