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“This book is a collection of beautiful reflections on words from our prayerbook. Rabbi Schwarzman and others (rabbis, cantors, etc.) reach into the meaning behind the prayers to bring forth stories, lessons, or thought-provoking insights.”
“God knows the numbers of the stars, calling each one by name. We are part of a universe that is not left unattended. Our own part in it may be small, but that does not diminish our importance to God. The stars count, and so do we.” ~ Rabbi Steven Schwarzman writing about Psalm 147
Next week, after Shavuot, I’ll join a few hundred other authors of Jewish-themed books at the Jewish Book Council‘s annual JBC Network conference in New York. We’ll each get precisely two minutes to introduce ourselves and our books.
Some elevators are slower than that.