Issues 02:09 An Angel You Ought to Know

An Angel You Ought to Know
Author: Loren Jacobs

The modern mind cannot conceive of angelic beings. This is due in part to medieval art and literature, which relegate belief in angels to the realm of superstition. Or perhaps we like to try to explain away that which makes us uncomfortable. Indeed, there are those who would even dismiss the belief in God as…

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The Man” of My Dreams”
Topics: our stories
Author: Rose Becker

Years ago, it must have been about 1942 or ’43, I was sleeping and I experienced what I thought was a dream. I dreamed I was being chased by a giant-sized man. I was running over hills and mountains: he was chasing me with a sickle. I ran and ran until I couldn’t run any…

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The Talmud on Interpreting Dreams

Lord of the Universe! I am Thine and my dreams are Thine; a dream have I dreamed and I know not what it is…If they be good dreams, strengthen and fortify them and may they be fulfilled like the dreams of Joseph; but if they require to be amended, heal them as the waters of…

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O God, Thy Name

O God, Thy name! I will exalt Thee, and Thy righteousness I will not conceal. I have given ear and I have trusted; I will not question, I will not prove: For how should a vessel of clay say unto its moulder, What doest Thou? I have sought Him, I have met Him: a tower…

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In the Little Shtetl of Vaysechvoos: Yakov’s Dream
Author: Susan Perlman

Everyone who lived in the little town of Vaysechvoos would agree that Yakov the shammes was a simple man, a man of few words. A widower for over twenty years, he lived in a humble one room dwelling behind the synagogue. His little room contained a bed with high wooden posts and a chair which…

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