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Matthew Geller
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Led Shacharis at Congregation Talmud Torah of Flatbush - 7. Led Minchah at Congregation Talmud Torah of Flatbush - 3. Kaddish Rabannan at Congregation Talmud Torah of Flatbush - 1. Led Maariv at Congregation Talmud Torah of Flatbush - 3. Another 14. That's 36 Kaddishes in 72 hours. Or a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2013 at Kaddish Chronicle
Shabbos Shacharis (no minyan before PDZ) at Congregation B'nai Jacob.- 3. Shabbos Minchah at Congregation B'nai Jacob. - 1. Led Motze Shabbos Maariv at Congregation B'nai Jacob. - 4. This Shabbos marked the 19th of Kiselv, sometimes referred to as the Birth or "Rosh Hashanah" of Chassidism. At B'nai Jacob,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2013 at Kaddish Chronicle
Led Shacharis at West Side Jewish Center - 7. Led "Safety" Minchah at West Side Jewish Center - 3. Minchah Kaddish at Congregation B'nai Jacob. - 1. Shabbos Maariv at Congregation B'nai Jacob. - 3. Fourteen. Not a bad way to land this plane. Which reminds me, I've never written... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2013 at Kaddish Chronicle
Shacharis (Led PDZ) at West Side Jewish Center - 4. Minchah at J. Levine Books & Judaica - 1. Led Maariv at West Side Jewish Center - 3. Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2013 at Kaddish Chronicle
Shacharis at Adas Yeshurun - 4. No Minchah. Maariv (stayed for two rounds) at Khal Veretzky (Landau's Shul) - 2. Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2013 at Kaddish Chronicle
Shacharis at Young Israel of Greater Cleveland - 4. Minchah at Downtown Cleveland Mincha Minyan - 1. Maariv at Adas Yeshurun - 1. I attended the 9:30p Maariv at Adas Yeshurun this evening. As we were starting, out of the corner of my eye, I saw Rabbi Cohen assume his... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2013 at Kaddish Chronicle
Shacharis (missed first two Kaddishes) at Young Israel of Greater Cleveland - 2. Minchah at Downtown Cleveland Mincha Minyan - 1. Maariv at Yeshivas Tiferes Avigdor - 1. Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2013 at Kaddish Chronicle
Shacharis (Led PDZ) at Congregation Ohr HaTorah - 4. Minchah at Congregation Ohr HaTorah - 1. Led Maariv at Congregation Ohr HaTorah - 3. Tonight I flew from Dallas to Cleveland on a brand new Airbus A319. These planes are part of American Airline's feverish campaign to replace all of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2013 at Kaddish Chronicle
Shabbos Shacharis at Congregation Ohr HaTorah - 5. Shabbos Minchah at Congregation Ohr HaTorah - 1. Motse Shabbos Maariv at Congregation Ohr HaTorah - 1. Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2013 at Kaddish Chronicle
Shacharis (Led PDZ) at Congregation Ohr HaTorah - 4. Minchah / Shabbos Maariv at Congregation Ohr HaTorah - 4. Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2013 at Kaddish Chronicle
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Shacharis at Congregation Ohr HaTorah - 4. Kaddish at my Father's grave - 1. Led Minchah at DATA Kollel - 3. Maariv at Congregation Ohr HaTorah - 1. I said a few words at my Father's Matzevah (monument) dedication, in front of gathered friends and family. I didn't write them... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2013 at Kaddish Chronicle
Shacharis at Congregation Ohr HaTorah - 4. Minchah at Texas Torah Institute - 1. Led Maariv at Congregation Ohr HaTorah - 3. Today is my Mom's birthday, her 75th, and it was a lovely day. Her best grade-school friend from England and her daughter are here, and we all went... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2013 at Kaddish Chronicle
Shacharis at Congregation Ohr HaTorah - 4. Led Minchah at Congregation Ohr HaTorah - 3. Maariv at Congregation Ohr HaTorah - 1. Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2013 at Kaddish Chronicle
Shacharis (missed first two) at Adas Yeshurun. - 2. Led Minchah at Congregation Ohr HaTorah - 3. Maariv at Congregation Ohr HaTorah - 1. Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2013 at Kaddish Chronicle
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Shacharis at Congregation Shomrei Emunah. - 4. No Minchah. Maariv (stayed for two back to back services) at Shomer Shabbos Minyan Factory. - 2. As I wrap up this experience, I'm trying to hit as many "haunts" as possible, meeting familiar faces and expressing gratitude for the learning and guidance... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2013 at Kaddish Chronicle
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Led Shacharis at Congregation Talmud Torah of Flatbush - 7. Minchah at DUMBO. - 1. Maariv at Ahavath Achim. - 1. This is the last full week in New York before my Kaddish cycle is over. I realize that I might not step foot in some these places again, or... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2013 at Kaddish Chronicle
Shacharis (Led Brachos & PDZ) at Congregation Talmud Torah of Flatbush - 4. No Minchah nor Maariv. I joined Talmud Torah this morning. The rates were so inexpensive, I thought it was the least I could do to show gratitude for the experience of being able to lead so many... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2013 at Kaddish Chronicle
Led Shacharis at West Side Jewish Center - 7. No Minchah at Congregation B'nai Jacob. - 0. Shabbos Maariv at Congregation B'nai Jacob. - 3. At West Side this morning, the man who had originally pushed me up to the amud, Frank, was there. After I led this morning I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2013 at Kaddish Chronicle
Shabbos Shacharis (no minyan before PDZ) at Congregation B'nai Jacob.- 3. Shabbos Minchah at Congregation B'nai Jacob. - 1. Led Motze Shabbos Maariv at Congregation B'nai Jacob. - 4. Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2013 at Kaddish Chronicle
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Led Shacharis at Congregation Talmud Torah of Flatbush - 7. Minchah / Rabannan / Maariv at Adas Yeshurun. - 3. I flew back to Chicago this afternoon. Before I left, I snapped a picture of Talmud Torah as the sun was coming up. It's even more lovely on the inside... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2013 at Kaddish Chronicle
Shacharis at West Side Jewish Center. - 4. No Minchah. Maariv at Ahavath Achim. - 1. Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2013 at Kaddish Chronicle
Shacharis at Adas Yeshurun. - 4. No Minchah. Maariv at Ahavath Achim. - 1. Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2013 at Kaddish Chronicle
Shabbos Shacharis at Adas Yeshurun. - 5. No Minchah nor Maariv. Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2013 at Kaddish Chronicle
Shacharis at Adas Yeshurun. - 4. No Minchah nor Maariv. Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2013 at Kaddish Chronicle
Shacharis at Adas Yeshurun. - 4. No Minchah nor Maariv. Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2013 at Kaddish Chronicle