[Avodah] roll your own
simon.montagu at gmail.com
Wed Apr 1 11:46:54 PDT 2020
On Wed, Apr 1, 2020 at 11:27 AM Rich, Joel via Avodah <
avodah at lists.aishdas.org> wrote:
> An oleh one Thursday (hopefully we will be back in shul soon) morning
> insisted on reading his own aliyah. I was surprised that the gabbai/Rabbi
> did not waive him off (given the reason individual olim stopped reading was
> so as not to embarrass others). Is this at all common?
Not particularly unusual in my experience of Sephardi batei kenesset.
Embarrassment can arise if everybody does it and an individual is unable
to, not so much if reading oneself is the exception.
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