Issues 08:10 Truth Hurts

Truth Hurts
Author: Ruth Rosen

It’s the old Bob Newhart show, (you know, the one where he plays a psychologist, not an innkeeper, and his wife is not a mellifluous blond but a throaty brunette), and Bob has just come home after suffering humiliation on a televised airing of his group therapy session. Well, Emily, what did you think of…

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Glass Knights
Topics: poetry
Author: Tina Durham

…blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a dark and perverse generation, among whom you appear as lights in the world…” Philippians 2:15-16 And the glass knights move their fragile hands to touch the world. Light flows through them: their lives separate truth into bands of light that we can…

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In the Little Shtetl of Vaysechvoos: Tante Peshke’s Soup
Topics: vaysechvoos
Author: Susan Perlman

Such good news–Reb Shlomo’s Tante Peshke from Bialok was coming to visit! Shlomo the carpenter and his lovely wife Malke waited outside the shul in Vaysechvoos for the carriage to arrive. The crumpled letter from Tante Peshke, Shlomo’s only wealthy relative, was clutched in his hand. My dearest great-nephew,” it read, “I have decided to…

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