My Personal Opinion

By Dr. Roslyn Schwartz, M.D., C.C.F.P.

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“Drops of water turn a mill – singly none, singly none”

As my friends post notices that they voted, my thoughts keep returning to the Pete Seeger song “Step By Step”, from his 1998 album “If I Had a Hammer – Songs of Hope and Struggle”: Step by step, the longest march Can be won, can be won Many stones can form an arch Singly none,…

Virtual Choir Rehearsals That Are Fun, Musically Enriching, and Socially Connected

Yes, it is possible to have enjoyable, entertaining, educational choir rehearsals online that will leave choir members feeling musically enriched and socially connected. The first part of this article gives some background and ideas for the general approach. The second part gives specific suggestions that can be used to provide interest and variety in the…

Kol Nidrei Reflection 5781 (2020)

Kol Nidrei is the prayer that opens the evening service at the beginning of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. It is of such great significance that the entire service is referred to as the Kol Nidrei service. Although it is often referred to as a prayer, technically Kol Nidrei is not a prayer but…

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