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  • It could be worse: A friend who grew up in Texas had a neighbor who wished him a “Happy Holocaust” by accident instead of Happy Hanukah.

  • my friend emailed me last week to say, “happy rosha kipper!” i guess it’s the thought that counts! 🙂

  • I have to go to a pre-fast dinner at 4 pm PCT but wanted to quickly respond. One of my teachers once said that Yom Kippur should be considered the happiest day of the year because it offers a fresh start.

    Shana tova,

    Martin Grossman
    Portland, Oregon

  • True dat, the rabbi tonight said the same thing, and then I was all pissed cause my posting played me the fool. Good thing to start the year off more humble than before though, no?