If you're feeling brave, and have either a really fast DSL line or a few minutes to wait, click the picture above to watch the video of Max's Torah reading! It's about 2 MB, so it'll take a moment or two to load...
Max Maller is called to the Torah
February 7, 2002
On February 7, 2002, Max Maller was called to the Torah at one of his school assemblies. Max worked very hard to learn his Torah portion, and was very nervous, as this is a great honor, and one that is not often bestowed upon children before their Bar or Bat Mitzvah. Steve, Doreen and Sam were in attendance, along with many of our friends. Max shared the Torah reading responsibilities with three of his classmates, and each one of them performed beautifully. Mazel tov's all the way around!
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