Schermerhorn Row

Schermerhorn Row/Mchele Bedigian

More than 200 years ago, merchant Peter Schermerhorn commissioned a series of 14 brick warehouses to be built along Fulton Street near the East River to serve Manhattan’s growing South Street Seaport, an area so busy that it has been described as New York City’s “first world trade center.” Within a few decades, the needs of the area changed […]

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The Holy Land

The Western Wall/Michele Bedigian

It’s hard to believe just 5 days ago Chris and I were each standing in prayer at one of the holiest of sites, the Western Wall in Jerusalem, otherwise known as the “Wailing Wall”. At times tens of thousands of people gather here from all over the world to pray. Although separated by a partition […]

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