“YOU HEARD HER, SHE SAID NO”: A Birth Photographer’s Journey Askins got the call: her client was in labor. She grabbed her equipment, dropped her children off at a friend’s house and set out to the hospital, ready to photograph another birth. Just minutes after a smooth delivery at a hospital, Askins saw the mother […]

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Presbyterian Church Welcomes Shir Caddash With Open Arms

Poughkeepsie-When Shir Caddash, a Jewish congregation based in Poughkeepsie, New York, found themselves searching for a new space, the members of the Freedom Plains United Presbyterian Church welcomed the group with open arms. “Shir Caddash is a congregation that formed itself out of need,” said Rabbi Daniel Polish, “we outgrew our old Synagogue so we […]

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