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SOJC prepares for 'High Holy Days unlike any other'


September 18, 2020

For the last several months, the Southwest Orlando Jewish Congregation has held Friday night and Saturday morning Shabbat services over Zoom, in a well-received effort to keep the community both safe and connected in the unprecedented times created by COVID-19.

“It’s been a wonderful opportunity for innovation,” said Rabbi Orrin Krublit. “We’re always looking for chances to create sacred spaces virtually, so people can be transformed and feel the power of Shabbat even while apart.”

The shift to digital has brought with it plenty of challenges, such as technical issues regarding...

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