In our technological age, are people closer or further apart? We have so many ways to connect today -I video call my cousins in Israel every week, saw pictures of my baby niece minutes after she was born, and have several old school friends that I have rediscovered online. But sometimes I feel that maybe we are not really communicating. Are we in touch with each other or is it all just virtual?
In fact, I realised if it weren't for Shabbos, when I turn off my phone and computer and come to synagogue, I may never speak to another human being. So I guess I also wanted to say thank you for running a community where real people can meet other real people face to face. You are the last bastion of personal communication!
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