Delancey Ministers

The Delancey Ministers Are Multiplying

Posted March 24, 2011 at 6:39 am

Not only are the Delancey Ministers back in action, but their membership seems to have multiplied like a pack of starving gremlins.

The Delancey Ministers Are Back

Last modified March 22, 2011 at 9:50 am

Over the summer, the Delancey ministers abruptly ceased their weekly Saturday sermons of negativity.  But now the months-long hiatus from hate is complete.  Last Saturday, the two clusters of robe-wearing Hebrew Israelites returned to their usual positions between Ludlow and Orchard Streets. Same people, same militant rhetoric.  Meanwhile, the crew sure picked a hell of […]

Where Are the Delancey Ministers?

Last modified March 22, 2011 at 9:49 am

Saturday afternoons this summer have been pretty quiet on Delancey between Orchard and Ludlow.  Well, aside from the usual traffic noise and excessive horn-honking, of course.  Our question is, where have all the ministers gone?

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Last modified March 22, 2011 at 9:48 am

Accumulated snow, ice patches, and frigid temperatures aren’t enough to keep delegations of the Hebrew Israelites from their weekly Saturday afternoon preaching on Delancey.  The mere presence of the group always draws attention from passing pedestrians.

Delancey Ministers

Last modified March 22, 2011 at 9:46 am

In recent months, members the Hebrew Israelites have taken up residency in the Lower East Side. Each weekend, two groups of robe-wearing ministers stand on opposing sides of Delancey, between Orchard and Ludlow Streets. One man films with a handheld video camera while the others preach their pointed gospel. On one such occasion, we took […]