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It's All About the Government

In the beginning of this year, New Orleans and its citizens were receiving a great deal of negative press, and it was upsetting. After having a dozen or so letters to various papers published in the past, I set out to write a letter to defend New Orleans. My daughter, the real writer of the family, added to my letter, and by that time, we had a letter for a newspaper that was too long. Against my better judgement, I refused to take anything out to make it shorter and more publish-friendly. ...


This was the sermon that Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin delivered on the eve of Rosh Ha Shanah, 2005, at The Temple in Atlanta, Georgia.