English, Amharic, and Hebrew with English
The documentary, “Two Zions:The Living Legacy of the Queen of Sheba and King Solomon,”
Tells the story of people from two seemingly disparate countries who share a bond originating in
The designation of Zion is a powerful symbol of freedom, peace and unity for Jews
and Ethiopian Orthodox Christians. During the synagogue services Jews face
towards Zion in Jerusalem and recite the prayers for the rebuilding of the Holy
Temple, the restoration of the Temple service and the ...
. The Harlem restaurant is at its most interesting when different cultures that the owner has experienced—Ethiopian, Middle Eastern—come together in her excellent dishes.
History percolates just about everywhere in Harlem. At 148th and St. Nicholas, there’s a long basement that used to be home to Jimmy’s Chicken Shack, a joint frequented by jazz musicians, where Charlie Parker and Malcolm X once worked. These days, the hen-shaped sign that hung above the door is gone, replaced by an image of a smiling angel, more suitable for a place that’s now named ...