We Lost Stephen Sondheim a Year Ago? Originally Published December 9-10, 2022.
December 9, 2022
The first yahrzeit of Stephen Sondheim (z”l) (22 Kislev) will be December 16, 2022 , and so we remember him here, singing a few of his songs: “Another Hundred People,” “Somewhere,” “Ladies Who Lunch,” “That Dirty Old Man,” “Comedy Tonight,” “Send In the Clowns,” and “Everybody Ought to Have a Maid.” Stephen was born in […]
What is a Gabbai? (Reprise) Originally Published December 2-3, 2022.
December 2, 2022
Since we suggest that anyone concerned about the manner of being called to the Torah consult the gabbayim ahead of time, we thought we would reprise the information below. Generally speaking, a gabbai (feminine: gabba’it) is appointed to serve to distribute honors for a service and to conduct (stage manage) some of the ritual, in […]