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Yom Kippur 5779

The holiday has come
The day to atone for one's sins
The rabbi gave a good talk 
about immigration 
It is a terrible thing 
that children are being taken from their parents 
in the U.S.A.
The healing part of the service came 
I was healed from a terrible illness this year 
so went up to the front of the shul 
We all prayed for health 
The singing of the female cantor was terrific
and a young woman accompanied her on piano 
Yom Kippur 5779
I made it to synagogue 
Entered into the house of the Lord! 

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Date: 9/23/2018 2:52:00 PM
Prayers are certainly needed for these children, who through no fault if their own are caught in a stupid system that removes children from their parents, the worst of which is that they don't keep records of where the parents are to reconnect them. Babies can't give a clue. It is unconscionable! I am happy you enjoyed the holiday Matthew. : )
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Date: 9/20/2018 6:34:00 PM
You must really enjoy this day and your synagogue. It's a good thing for you!
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Date: 9/20/2018 4:57:00 PM
Good for your Rabbi, people hate to hear such things but, we all need to keep the children in mind. A very well done poem, indeed. It flows quite well and contains excellent imagery.
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Date: 9/19/2018 4:16:00 PM
i just came from a bible study and got overwhelmed with joy... this endearing piece speaks of such as well... remarkable images,matthew.. huggs
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