Choral Evensong

4 PM – 5 PM
Rabbi Joshua M. Davidson

Choral evening prayer in the tradition of the great Cathedrals of the Anglican Communion. Preces and Responses, Anthems, and Canticles sung by the renowned Cathedral Choir.

Today's service continues the tradition of the SDG Psalms Project. The Cathedral is pleased to welcome guest speaker Rabbi Joshua M. Davidson of Temple Emanu-El.

Rabbi Davidson is the Senior Rabbi of Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York. From 2002–2013 he served as Senior Rabbi of Temple Beth El of Northern Westchester in Chappaqua, NY and from 1997–2002 as Assistant and Associate Rabbi of Central Synagogue in New York City, advising that synagogue’s award-winning Social Action Committee. His work has included anti-death penalty advocacy, gay/lesbian inclusion and interfaith dialogue. In 2009, he was honored for his interfaith efforts by the Westchester Jewish Council and the American Jewish Committee on whose New York board he sits.

Rabbi Davidson holds a Corkin Family Fellowship at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania and Clal-The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. His articles have appeared in The Jewish Week, Commentary, The New York Post, and the Huffington Post; and he is a contributing writer in Rabbi Lawrence Hoffman’s Prayers of Awe series.

Service:The Edington Service – Grayston Ives
Anthem(s): Ain'-a that good news – arr. Moses Hogan