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Rabbi Chaplain Abraham Avrech, Fourth Yahrtzeit

My father, Rabbi Chaplain Abraham Avrech, z’l, passed away on March 15, 2014, which the Jewish calendar translates into the 13th of Adar. Thus, last night — Jewish holidays begin after sundown — commenced the fourth Yahrzeit, memorial, without my father’s physical presence in this world. My father was 94 years old. He is gone, but […]

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Rebbetzin Celia Singer, Z’L

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Karen’s mother Rebbetzin Celia Singer   צילה בת חנה שרה My beloved mother-in-law passed away yesterday, surrounded by family.

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Friday Footwear

“I wonder what shoes she’ll be wearing,” Karen says. Karen and I are on our way to a late afternoon barbecue given by friends here in LA, a couple we have known since we moved to California over 20 years ago. Like us, they are from New York, orthodox Jews from humble circumstances who have […]

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