This past summer I took some of my children to visit my younger brother, Akiva, and his family in Portland, Maine, where Akiva serves as the rabbi. My brother suggested that we visit a very small island called Peaks Island which is accessible only by ferry. The island is very beautiful and small. According to [...]
It’s almost August, which means the lazy hazy, crazy days of summer are almost gone. That means back-to-school, football season, and of course the biggest event for synagogues the world over – the High Holy Days.