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Temple makes a leap of faith

Rabbi's fresh, nontraditional programs are drawing SRO crowds to Swampscott

By Steven Rosenberg
Globe Staff / September 28, 2008

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It's been years since North Shore Jews have scrambled to find a seat at a synagogue for Rosh Hashana. But when the New Year holiday begins tomorrow after sunset, it will be standing room only at Congregation Shirat Hayam in Swampscott. More than 1,000 worshippers are expected to fill the sanctuary while another 300 will sit in a tent and ... (Full article: 973 words)

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