The transfer of what Blumenthal calls "leisure-time activities" from Sisterhood to the YMHA
mirrors a much larger story that was taking place nationwide.
memorial reading for Bishop at the YMHA
in New York and recited from
My reading with Alice Walker in NYC at the YMHA
was very well-attended, and without competition.
As director of the Poetry Center at the <IR> YMHA
</IR> in New York, he invited Dylan Thomas to give readings in the United States.
Born in 1928, he went to the 92nd Street YMHA
in Manhattan at his mother's urging to attend a vocational class.
He noted the similarity between the YMCA and the YMHA
, which would now operate under the control of the board mentioned.
Among his early athletic feats, Perlman captained the all-Jewish YMCA basketball team that captured the city championship in 1919 (the YMHA
was not created until 1919), and was the much vaunted catcher on the Transcona baseball team, see Leible Hershfield, "The Contribution of Jews to Sports in Winnipeg and Western Canada", Jewish Life and Times, 1983, 1:84-89.
Victor was reading at the 92nd Street YMHA
and I was anxious to hear the poet who had written Mainland and Snaps, which had spoken to me so personally.
He was a board member of the New Jersey YMHA
camps since 1948 and served as chairman of the Jewish Welfare Board National Camp Committee for two years, from 1986-88.
Horowitz serves on the board of Helen Hayes Hospital, American Heart Association, and the YMHA
Quickly she arranged an audition for a concert the 92nd Street YMHA
was presenting as a showcase for young dance artists.
There they are free, and their spirit is rejuvenated," Simon Shapinsky, "Notes on a Trip to Palestine," The Chronicler, monthly publication of YMHA
of Louisville, Kentucky, Vol.