Synagogue Services and the Sickness Unto Death 

Join Geoffrey Stern and Rabbi Adam Mintz on Clubhouse Friday April 2nd at 4:00pm (ET). As we return to Synagogue services Post-Covid and we renew our temples let’s take the death-during-services of Aaron’s sons as an opportunity to critique services that are too long, with too many additions and imagine how our services could be improved.

Friday 2nd at 4:00pm Eastern Time

Link to Sefaria source sheet:

This week’s joke:

On Rosh Hashanah morning, the Rabbi noticed little Adam was staring up at the large plaque that hung in the foyer of the synagogue. It was covered with names, and small American flags were mounted on either side of it. The seven-year old had been staring at the plaque for some time, so the Rabbi walked up, stood beside the boy, and said quietly, “Good morning, Adam.” “Good morning, Rabbi,” replied the young man, still focused on the plaque. “Rabbi Resnick, what is this?” Adam asked. “Well, it’s a memorial to all the young men and women who died in the service.” Soberly, they stood together, staring at the large plaque. Little Adam’s voice was barely audible when he asked: “Which service? Rosh Hashanah or Yom Kippur?” source

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