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The rabbi replies: Rabbi Fred Greene

is, at times, somewhat reserved. But Rabbi Fred Greene of Congregation Har HaShem in Boulder is prone to strong opinions, and has some out-of-the-box thinking. Take COVID’S impact on communal prayer. When the pandemic hit, the world of clergy made a pivot to online services. What did Greene do? He bought a tent. A big one. “We bought this big circus tent and had our services and classes outside so that people can feel as comfortable as possible,” Greene said. “Our congregants would wear a mask or not wear a mask. Having an entrance or exit on all sides was a good dynamic. “The air circulation makes folks just safer. We wanted people to feel like we cared about them and their concerns and their […]
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