Robert Marx

Saturday, The Rabbis Marched

10/10/2003
Staff Writer
Shabbat Shuvah, the Saturday between Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur, traditionally presents rabbis the opportunity to sermonize before a packed congregation about problems in the Jewish community. This year Shabbat Shuvah presented some rabbis with a problem. Should they encourage members of the Jewish community to attend a rally promoting economic and civil rights for immigrants in the United States, but which took place on Shabbat?
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