As the summer passes its midway point, rabbis begin to think seriously about the coming Days of Awe.
If posting an apology online serves as a starting point for follow-up conversations, I say go for it. How could that ever be a bad thing?
"Take a moment to settle in to being here," I say aloud. My eyes are closed, but I know there are three other people in the room this morning. I heard them walk in, each to their own place in the sanctuary, and I waited until the sounds of their arrival had ceased.