Struggling With the Tragedy in Newton, Ct.

By Rabbi Eli Freedman The Torah mentions the terms ‘widow’ and ‘orphan’ over fifty times.  It seems strange to me that both in Hebrew and English the terms for someone who has lost a spouse or parent are so prevalent, yet there is no word for someone who has lost...

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The Tragedy in Newton, Ct: In Memoriam

Introduction to the Kaddish (December 21, 2012) Rabbi Alan D. Fuchs As we are about to read the names of those of our loved ones and members of this congregational family, we also will remember those who were murdered in Newtown, Ct.  this is very personal for carol and me...

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