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High Holy Days: Sermons take a chapter from writer’s book of life

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/high_holy_days/article/high_holy_days_sermons_take_a_chapter_from_writers_book_of_life

In 1963, Richard Levy was in his mid-20s and in his last year of rabbinical school when he was sent on an internship to a synagogue in Jasper, Ala. About the time of Rosh Hashanah, not far away in the town of Birmingham, a bomb exploded at the 16th Street Baptist Church, an African-American place of worship, and four girls were killed.

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