When a brutal winter breaks down barriers between U.S. Jewish communities
When the winter storms pushed multiple congregations into my synagogue, divergent communities were reminded that we are in fact all in the same business.
This has been an especially brutal winter for the Middle Atlantic region of the United States. At least a dozen winter storms have hit since November, each more punishing than the last. A few weeks ago, one of these storms caused prolonged power outages across my county. Outages even impacted several congregations here, forcing some to consider canceling Shabbat services. Fortunately, my synagogue was in a...
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