Monthly Archives: September 2014

A Story for Rosh HaShanah

Once upon a time, in a little town very far away from here, there were two neighbors. Let’s call one Shmulik, and the other Yossel. It’s hard to know who started it or why, but for years the two had … Continue reading

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Cognitive Dissonance: An Elul Reflection

I was just asked via my High Holy Day pulpit’s Facebook page if I can guarantee that we’ll have a minyan of ten men for someone who wants to say Kaddish on Rosh HaShanah.  My first thought was, you know … Continue reading


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