Apple-picking outing helps congregation find core of Jewish New Year UTICA, Ohio — The members of the Little Minyan, a Jewish Reconstructionist congregation, sat cross-legged beneath the shade of apple trees yesterday morning and listened while their spiritual leader, Jessica Shimberg, explained the Rosh Hashana holiday.
Aug. 26, 2013 - The Columbus Dispatch
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef in Jerusalem Post Yosef quoted a law that states that "anyone who legislates in secular courts is raising one's hand to the Torah of Moses our teacher. He is deemed a wicked person and cannot not be counted in a minyan."
Barack Obama in AFP The Righteous teach us ...... that if we have the courage to heed that 'still, small voice' within us, we can form a minyan for righteousness that can span a village and even a nation,said Obama.