Congregation B’nai Harim

Let it be heard: Rosh Hashanah is near

Times of deep introspection typically don’t involve blaring trumpets, but on Rosh Hashanah, you’ll hear the shofar — a hollowed out ram’s horn — blown ...

Jewish pioneer cemeteries of Mother Lode tell culture tales

As a photographer, I’m always on the lookout for interesting places to photograph, and I have discovered cemeteries make great subject matter. You learn a lot about a culture ...