The Orthodox Union (OU) and the Rabbinical Council of America (RCA) today called upon all congregations to dedicate a specific moment during their services on the upcoming holy day of Yom Kippur to pray for an end to the threat of a nuclear armed Iran. The OU and RCA leadership issued the following statement:
“On Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar, Jews worldwide spend the day in fasting, prayer and repentance. Yom Kippur is not a day for politics.
But Yom Kippur 5773 is different.
Continue reading: http://www.lakewoodlocal.com/2012/09/24/ou-daven-on-yom-kippur-to-end-iranian-threat/
Mary Price writes about the excessive sentencing guidelines for first time offenders.
Tomorrow, the Supreme Court is expected to announce whether it will review the case of Sholom Rubashkin, who has attained cause celebre status for the remarkable events surrounding his trial and sentencing.
...Hopefully, Mr. Rubashkin's case will be heard, and he won't have to wait for a fair punishment.
Please continue to daven for Sholom Mordechai ben Rivkah.