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Shabbat (tomorrow), Yizkor (Monday), and the Counting of the Omer

Dear Congregation Beth Israel members and friends,

Those of you who were here at our second-night community seder heard me wax rhapsodic about the counting of the Omer. 380 more words

Omer

Sitting Among my Dead

I sat at the Second Seder and listened as my Uncle explained that the empty chair at the table was for a dear family friend whose life was cut short by cancer. 1,092 more words