I was 58 years old when my father suddenly died last Erev Rosh HaShana. On the one hand, I was blessed to know my father for a very long time. On the other hand, 58 years of relationship is very hard to lose. This was my first intimate encounter with death. My father asked to
As I approach Rosh Hashanah this year, I am wondering about one line in Avinu Malkeinu: “Our Father, Our King, hear our voice, have great mercy upon us.” Our Father. My father passed away suddenly last Erev Rosh HaShana. It is now one year without my father. A year of emptiness and mourning. Our King.
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