On Sunday, November 20, 2016, at 2:30 PM, the Hebrew Tabernacle in Washington Heights will host a community interfaith thanksgiving celebration to champion diversity and denounce the hatred America is experiencing nationwide. Bringing together religious leaders from Jewish, Christian and Muslim backgrounds, as well as local community leaders, citywide and local elected officials, will set an example of unity and a celebration of people of all backgrounds.
The event will feature readings from the major faiths, performances by childrens’ choruses and orchestras as well as remarks from Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Public Advocate Letitia James, Harlem Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Harlem Council Member Mark Levine about the need to champion tolerance and acceptance of all peoples, remaining resolute in the values that help make New York City one of the best places in the world.
Invited guests include U.S. Senator and Democratic Minority Leader Charles Schumer, NYS Comptroller Tom DiNapoli, and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer.
Sunday, November 20th, 2016, 2:30 PM
Hebrew Tabernacle 551 Fort Washington Avenue (Fort Washington and 185th Street), Washington Heights, NY