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The Future Destruction of American Jewry

Last week during Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, or, as I prefer, the Day of Forgiveness, when we need to forgive ourselves as well as those whom we've wronged, I lingered over this piyyut. This medieval poem is read during the latter portion of the late morning service when we remember those who paid the ultimate price due to murderous bigotry over the millennia. This poem is called The Destruction of Spanish Jewry.
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