Issues 01:10 The Shalom of God

The Shalom of God
Author: Susan Perlman

Peace! Peace! Peace! Everybody’s for it. Nobody is against it. But what is that very elusive quality we call peace? For it means different things to different people. To some, like Napoleon and Hitler, peace results from killing peopleā€”at least it means killing to attain their kind of peace. Peace is what those who follow […]

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Marching for Peace

We shall overcome, we shall overcome, we shall overcome someday…Oh, Lord, deep in my soul, I know that I do believe…We shall overcome someday.” The 50’s were a time of social activism, and my father, a college professor, was right in the center of it. I remember one cold, wintry morning when my three sisters […]

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What’s It To Me?

So enough already, I don’t want to hear. They say you’ve got answers, well, I just don’t care. You talk about love, forgiveness and faith but what have you done to stop all the hate? What of the sorrow, the pain all around? What have you done to make laughter sound? What about fighting and […]

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The Village Cat

Not many dogs live in the little shtetl of Vaysechvoos. The reason is simple: after people finish eating, there is not much left over to feed a dog. On the other hand cats are plentiful in that little village, for when you have a cat, well, at the very least, it can manage to feed […]

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