Rabbi Jonathan Kendall's daughter, right, with Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel
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Good Night Sweet Prince

July 9, 2016 0

One inevitable and inescapable rabbinic responsibility is to write eulogies. In these days of multiple family members and acquaintances invited to speak at the levaya, the “pressure” is diluted. Once upon a time, only the [Read more…]

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Conversation with a new friend from France

September 24, 2010 0

“Let us now relate the awesomeness of this day’s holiness,” the Unetanneh Tokef commences. This year, the day’s “holiness” for me was displayed by the meeting of a new friend. After schul, I started up [Read more…]