I thought the coronavirus would make my congregants feel far away. In fact, I’m seeing them more closely than ever…

By Rabbi Cantor Hillary Chorny

If you glanced at my work calendar, you might not know that the world is turned inside out. As a cantor and rabbi at a Los Angeles synagogue, I am continuing to lead services and counsel congregants. But like so many others, all of my meetings have been commuted to digital platforms.

That shift has created new sets of dynamics in each virtual “room.” Some I anticipated, some surprised me…Read more