Blessing of the Animals

September 20, 2018

In advance of the Feast Day of St. Francis (October 4th), the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land will celebrate the Patron Saint of animals with their annual Blessing of […]

Hanukkah Arrives in D.C. With National Menorah Lighting (photos)

December 13, 2017

The Air Force Band and the “Three Cantors” provided the musical backdrop; Mushka Landa of Connecticut and Elias Greenwood of California read their prize-winning essays; and Dreidelman made his usual appearance.