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Laud the lay leaders

Parashat Beha’alotecha (Numbers 8:1-12:16)

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/torah_portion/article/laud_the_lay_leaders_20110607

It is often mumbled or even overlooked altogether. But it’s part of our liturgy every Shabbat morning, and it expresses the most deserved words of praise and thanks that we recite the whole day. “May God bless all of those who faithfully involve themselves in the needs of the community. May the Holy One pay them their reward.” Committee chairs, project volunteers, officers and board members — this one’s for you.

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