Family of Rabbis Visits Cons Who Violated ‘Thou Shalt Not Get Caught’

By Justin Breen

CHICAGO — The High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur offer Jews a fresh, new year and a chance to ask God for forgiveness.

Rabbi Binyomin Scheiman said those opportunities should be extended to current and former inmates within the Illinois prison system.

Scheiman runs the non-profit Hinda Institute with two of his sons — like him, both are Orthodox rabbis — and their two wives. The family counsels Jews in prison and those who have been released, and also their relatives and friends.

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