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Pinchas - 5779

Dear Congregant,

As a result of the mixed blessing that is Facebook I have managed to stay abreast of numerous past acquaintances, some of them people I once knew well and others only more casually.  I hear of their career advances; their personal milestones; their vacations, recreational activities and chance encounters and, of course, in this politically charged era, I hear from many of them of their views on contemporary events.

Shelakh Lekha - 5779

Dear Congregant,

Towards the end of this past school year each of the students at the Solomon Schechter Academy, my 8-year old son Yair among them, was presented with a large, sealed paper bag or box marked only with the child’s name.  They were instructed not to open their parcels until they’d gotten home.

Pinchas - 5779

Dear Congregant,

As a result of the mixed blessing that is Facebook I have managed to stay abreast of numerous past acquaintances, some of them people I once knew well and others only more casually.  I hear of their career advances; their personal milestones; their vacations, recreational activities and chance encounters and, of course, in this politically charged era, I hear from many of them of their views on contemporary events.