Issues 08:02 A Bright Look at Guilt

Don’t Worry, I’ll Sit in the Dark: A Bright Look at Guilt

It could be a scene from a Neil Simon play or a Woody Allen movie. As the curtain opens we see our character, a young mother of two. She has just finished cooking a large pot of chicken soup, filling her Minneapolis house with the fragrance of well-being. The phone rings. It is Mother—her sick…

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In the Little Shtetl of Vaysechvoos: It’s Not My Fault
Topics: vaysechvoos
Author: Susan Perlman

Maybe it wasn’t such a nice thing to do, but behind her back the other children called her Innocent Ruchele.” Actually, Ruchele was not so innocent. She was probably not much better nor any worse than the other children of Vaysechvoos. Yet she already had the reputation that she would never, ever, but never accept…

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