Mira opens this Kaddish with a reading from a book the Beit Malkhut study group is working on. I’ll let her explain. —Erin
Don’t assume rabbis, or any Jewish people for that matter, will be mensches when you need them to be.
Today, we gathered in Mira’s garden with Lori’s family and friends to say a final Kaddish together. Lori organized a simple remembrance, with each of us reading a short piece, Mira reciting Kaddish while I played Kogan’s “Kaddish,” and ultimately all of us reading the Kaddish together.
I whined to Mira, “Oh, shit, I have to make a Kaddish, what a bummer.” She looked at me in horror and said, “Well, then you don’t get to do it.”
Well, you just have to read Mira’s post about it. How could the shikse resist?
So. The moshiach died on this day. He actually died on June 12, 1994 — but that’s the wrong calendar. On the Jewish calendar, it was 3 Tammuz, 5754. Which this year works out to July 5th — today. I got an invite from Chabad of the East Bay to come to their Farbrengen and […]