Posts Tagged ‘poem’

Star of David in a stained glass window in a synagogue.

Saturday Morning in Synagogue

A Poem By Lily Kollin Saturday morning And I was in synagogue Surrounded by Jews of all backgrounds Surrounded by those who have come every Saturday for every week of their life And surrounded by those who had come for their first time The Torah service had concluded Whispers of the mourner’s kaddish began to…

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The Jewish News Rosh Hashanah shofar issue from 1944.

Looking Back At Rosh Hashanah

From the JN Foundation Davidson Digital Archives of Jewish Detroit History With Rosh Hashanah just days away, I thought I would do a bit of research into the Davidson Digital Archives to see how the holiday was covered over the years by the JN and the Jewish Chronicle. The answer is that there was a…

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This Narrow Space

Sandee Brawarsky Special to the Jewish News A cancer doctor’s memoir of his years at Hadassah Medical Center crosses cultural, religious and political divides. One of Elisha Waldman’s patients at Hadassah Medical Center’s pediatric oncology department is a 9-year old Palestinian girl from a village near Jericho. She has a large tumor on her leg,…

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