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Rear Pew Mirror

Rear Pew Mirror

By Doug Brook
A comedic reflection on all things Jewish, from the back row of the sanctuary. Doug Brook brings wit and wisdom from his longtime humor column in Southern Jewish Life magazine.
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4. The Confession Profession
On Yom Kippur, Jews confess their sins communally in a Hebrew alphabetical acrostic – with a catchy tune and chest-thumping percussion line – that's never before been translated accurately. Until now.
September 13, 2021
3. May You Wish
With the High Holy Days approaching, 'tis the season of good wishes for the new year. So, here are timely wishes for you that you won't hear in synagogue, which are good for Rosh Hashanah or anytime!
September 3, 2021
2. The Horn Section
Rosh Hashanah approaches, as do the sounds of the season, including the shofar as you've never heard it before.
September 1, 2021
1. Introduction
A quick hello to let you know what to expect here... At least, what we intended going in.
August 27, 2021