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Monthly Archives: August 2015

A prayer leader’s dilemma: Everyone’s dropped in, so why go on?

We are two chants into a musical Friday evening Shabbat service. We haven’t even gotten a fifth of the way into the prayer plan. Yet, thanks to Shoshana Jedwaba’s mystical drumming and whatever space I am able to hold, when that second chant comes to an end, the entire yurt is completely silent, sitting. Now what? Why go on?

What We Can Learn from Siri Voice Dictation

Is Siri an oracle? Does she auto-correct our voice dictation to let us know what we meant to say, not what we did say? [Funny Video] Shabbat Shalom!