June 14, 2013

Regarding the June 9 front-page article “At Sixth & I, hip intersects with spiritual”:

Shelton Zuckerman, chairman of the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue board, was quoted as saying that a conservative rabbi advised that sometimes-edgy entertainment at the site is fine “as long as the arc [that holds the Torah] is closed.”

Actually, if the “arc is closed,” it’s a circle. If the “ark is closed,” it’s a synagogue.

Katherine Maurer, Manassas

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