Standing for Kaddish that first time is surreal. This poem captures the multitude of feelings as I stood in temple to recite Kaddish for my father Ken Kipnes.
Where do I find a minyan in Disneyland when I need to say Kaddish for my father? Outside It’s a Small World, after all! There, my students ensured I had a community for Kaddish.
A Kaddish after Gun Violence: For when Humanity Fails Itself
Seeking to extract meaning from the shiva minyan, we held onto the stories that brightened that house of mourning.