The photograph above always brings me back to the Smokey Mountains, and to the beauty and awe of nature. To call the scenic setting breathtaking, is an understatement. Like Yosemite National Park, the sea, or the Grand Canyon, the Smokey Mountains leave me gasping at the wonder of it all.
Recommended Reading in preparation for the High Holy Days:
Waiting for Rain, by Bryna Jocheved Levy
The Koren Sacks Siddur: A Hebrew/English Prayerbook, by Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks
Preparing Your Heart for the High Holy Days, by Dr. Kerry M. Olitzky
A Jewish Woman’s Prayer Book, by Dr. Aliza Laviwe
The How & Why of Jewish Prayer, by Israel Rubin
The Gift of Rest, by Senator Joe Lieberman
The Jewish Body, by Melvin Konner
Man’s Search for Meaning, by Viktor Frankl
August 21, 2012 – 3 Elul, 5772
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