It has been exactly a year since our Chevrah Kadisha performed taharah for O, who was 10 months old. When our team of 4 answered the call, I asked them to think of lullabies in Hebrew and/or English and niggunim (wordless melodies) which we would use during the taharah in place of...
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Scott Elliott Sraberg, infant son of Karen and Brad Sraberg, died Sept. 3. In his four months of life, Scott profoundly touched everyone who knew him. Althrough he will be missed greatly, the gifts Scott shared will live in the hearts of his mother, father, brother and...