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First you live, then you die, then you…what?

Editor’s Note: This guest post was submitted by Judith Wolf Mandell, author of Sammy’s Broken Leg (Oh, No!) and the Amazing Cast That Fixed It. She can be reached at judithwolfmandell@gmail.com or through the book’s website, www.sammysbrokenleg.com. No one knows what [Read more…]

Talmud Torah

Yom Kippur and the Tradition of Remembering Souls on the Other Side

Editor’s Note: This commentary is adapted from Rabbi Raphael’s April 1, 2015 article in the Philadelphia Jewish Exponent. On Yom Kippur, it is traditional to recite Yizkor prayers in memory of deceased loved ones. The [Read more…]