Sign of the Times: A Story of Redemption”

Rosh Hashanah Day 2 September 30, 2011   In early 1995, less than a year after we had moved into our current facility, on a Saturday night when we were holding an art auction, someone plowed into one of our signs at the top of our driveway.  A young kid speeding down Norton Road, was …

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What A Difference A Year Makes

Rosh Hashana Day 1 September 29, 2011   What words could ever surpass the powerful Unetaneh Tokef, the prayer recited during Musaf, which captures the essence of this day.  It proclaims the sanctity and nature of this Yom HaDin, Day of Judgment declaring that, “On Rosh Hashana it is written and on Yom Kippur it …

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An Eternal Bond

September 17, 2011   “When you enter the land that the Lord your God is giving you as a heritage, and you possess it and settle in it….” These are the opening words of this morning’s Torah portion.   If I were to just say that sentence without identifying where it came from, it would …

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My Recurring Dream

I had my recurring dream the other night, the one which comes especially this time of year. There are variations of the dream, but the scenario is always the same. This time, I dreamt that I suddenly realized at 1:30 p.m. in the afternoon that it was first day of Rosh Hashana and that I …

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