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I Miss You, Raymond!

Since coming to Luzern, or actually in my whole life, I have never had such a Rosh Hashana experience as this year.  I can share with you many inspirational feelings and moments, which I had over the course of the holiday. There was the elderly woman, a holocaust survivor, who had heard the Shofar the last time in Budapest close to 70 years ago, and this year she decided for the first time to follow my wife’s invitation and come to listen to the sound of the Shofar once again. Then there was another Jew, who for the first time in his life, held a Torah Scroll in his hands. Of course, the bare fact that about 150 Jews passed through our doors during the holiday, is inspirational on its own.

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