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  • When Harry met Lilly…

    By Tess Cutler

    March 18, 2015 | 1:42 pm

    Rabbi Harry Roth will read this article aloud to his wife, Lillian, after it’s published. They might be sitting in a community dining room or her bedroom, where she dorms with her assigned roommate — referred to as “the retired singer” — separated by a curtain. 

    He’ll read this...

  • Aye-Aye, Rabbi!

    July 21, 2011 | 5:44 pm

    For years, John Sherwood was a rabbi whose congregation was adrift.

    And he couldn’t have been happier.

    That’s because as a cruise chaplain, his floating congregation drifted to places like Venice, Istanbul, Costa Rica and Alaska.

    “My wife and I have a passion for travel,”...