The event kicked off (45 minutes late) with a communal reading of psalms and a stadium-wide mincha service. For all the hype and hoopla surrounding the event, the sight of 40,000 people praying together was undeniably moving.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Davening with 40,000
I watched and read from afar about the NY Rally at Citi Field on the dangers of the Internet. In one article reviewing the event on Tablet, author Michah Stein slipped in the following comment:
I can only say that this is an interestingly kind observation in otherwise skeptical review.