By Chaz Firestone
At the South Pole, The Sabbath Is Welcome Even When the Sun Shines
In a small chapel overlooking a frozen sea inlet, Dick Heyman leads a tiny congregation in a Sabbath-evening service. “Blessed are you, endless one, who makes the evenings fall,” he says, opening the Ma’ariv service with an English rendition of the prayer Asher Bidvaro. “Oh, wait,” Heyman says, pausing. “We can’t say that here.” Heyman…
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