Rabbi shares final message with east Cobb congregation before retirement – MDJOnline.com

| June 29, 2020

When Rabbi Steve Lebows farewell Shabbat to the Kol Emeth congregation was in the planning stages a few months ago, he never envisioned speaking to families seated in lawn chairs scattered throughout the Synagogues parking lot, with every person watching from behind a face mask. If you want to make God laugh, all you have to do is tell him your plans, the 65-year-old rabbi joked as he walked among his flock before the outdoor service Friday night.

The new holy water Alcohol We’ve gone from drinking to rubbing it on ourselves – The Times of Israel

| June 29, 2020

I am fascinated by how quickly people adapt their behaviors. The virus has made everyone nervous and willing to do almost anything to change, to get back to the old normal. For those of us who are Orthodox, we are not about to give up going to minyan