Depicted leading this Shabbat service shortly after the liberation of Buchenwald. There is something beyond moving about this image that shows the prisoners, still in their garb, still in their prison, but liberated and celebrating the most important day of the week.
Hag Somaech, Everyone, R”H Candle Lighting: 6:31 Most synagogues in the New York City area begin Holiday Minha Wednesday at 6:30 PM. Sunset: 6:49 Shabbat Teshubah Ends: 7:26 The month of festivals begins tomorrow night with Rosh HaShannah. Introspection, review of the past year’s successes and challenges, and commitment to do better in the coming year are paramount at this time, and on the thoughts of all Jews. Ketivah VeHatimah Tovah Shabbat Shalom