Sing to Pray, Tell the Truth: My Meeting With Rabbi Darío Feiguin

Most of the congregants likely could not translate the Hebrew of the prayerbook. Yet, Rabbi Dario used his voice to give over the longing, the hope, and the joy that is embedded in the siddur. He did not reduce nusach to a drone. He did not cloak it in a monotony it never, ever deserved. He did not rush. He did not go on automatic. He treated each prayer gently, honoring the words like the divine poetry they are. Continue reading