A Change of Plans

Baruch was scheduled to speak at a congregation Friday night, but there was a last-minute cancellation. Therefore, our host John drove us to Seville, Spain for the day! We appreciate his wife, Reidun, and her generous sharing of John with us during this trip. It is a 1 1/2 hour drive to Seville from Olhao,

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A Day In Lisbon

Yesterday we arrived in Lisbon. We are always very grateful to arrive safely and without incident. Once we put everything in our hotel, we walked around the city. It is very beautiful and the people were very kind. The timing of this trip has been perfect. Quite some time ago, we were put in contact

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Heading to Portugal

As I write this, we are sitting at the airport, waiting to board our flight to Lisbon. It leaves at 5:05 a.m. Baruch will be speaking this weekend in Olhao, Portugal and before that we have a meeting not far from Lisbon. We will return home in time for Yom Kippur. Our contacts for this

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Selichot

*This is a scheduled post. It was written and submitted before Rosh Hashanah began. Many of you may not be familiar with Selichot. Selichot are a collection of Torah verses and poetically written Hebrew works in which we ask G‑d to forgive us on a personal and communal level. Even though Selichot has already begun

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