Keeping traditions alive during the ‘new normal’

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  • By Tech. Sgt. Jocelyn A. Ford
  • 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
U.S. Air Force Maj. Sarah Schechter, 86th Airlift Wing staff chaplain, tests communication capabilities in her home in Kaiserslautern, Germany, April 8, 2020. Schechter and her family hosted a virtual Passover Seder from their home to maintain physical distancing protocols while performing the 3,000 year-old ritual ceremony with members of the Jewish community. Physical distancing protocols put in place to slow the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 encouraged many to look towards technology as a way to share in traditional communal rituals such as the Passover Seder. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jocelyn Ford)