Amid Coronavirus, Jewish High Holidays Take a Different Shape

Rabbi Jeffrey Myers, who leads the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, recently organized a drive-up distribution of special prayer books so his congregation can follow along at home while he live-streams services for the Jewish High Holidays from his living room, which has become his makeshift studio.

He sounded the shofar, a ram’s horn, as they arrived and handed out small jars of honey to symbolize hope for the new year, Rosh Hashanah, and a special booklet honoring the 11 people killed in a shooting at the synagogue…

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