This week is Chol HaMo-eid Sukkot, the six days between the festival of Sukkot and Simchat Torah.
Family Papers: A Sephardic Journey Through the Twentieth Century (Farrar, Straus & Giroux), by prominent historian of the Sephardic community, Sarah Abrevaya Stein, tells the riveting story o
We pray to you
Creator of the Universe,
who causes the winds to blow
and the seas to rage…
For the weary and the heart shattered
escaping violence and bloodshed and war