Abstract image of Prayer Shawl — Tallit, jewish religious symbol

Being a spiritual leader doesn’t absolve Rabbi Rachael Bregman from life’s difficulties. Like countless other parents, she finds herself trying to manage the ins-and-outs of unforeseen homeschooling while continuing to work and plan for the approaching High Holy Days.

But even in the midst of the chaos, Bregman does her best to remain both hopeful and optimistic, two viewpoints that seem in increasingly short supply these days.

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