William D. Kaufman
By William D. Kaufman
The Maftir Chronicles
The complexities of married life, at least for my father, began the morning after the wedding — in, of all places, the synagogue. My father arrived early, several minutes before the service began, to look for the Shammes, the caretaker of the shul. “Shammes, I was married yesterday in the rabbi’s home, and I would…
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