Issues 04:08 Where Do We Go From Here?
Death. Can any experience be more final? Obituary notices placed in the Jerusalem Post read: Sarah is no more.” “Jacob has departed from us.” These words, while not intended to cause consternation, leave a person empty, haunted with the question: “Where did they go? Where will I go? Who can know?” Most people rationalize the […]
I should have died. At 2:45 p.m. on May 25, 1979, Flight 191 lifted off the runway at O’Hare International Airport. Within minutes the jumbo DC-10, headed from Chicago to Los Angeles and crammed to capacity with 273 passengers and personnel, plunged to earth in a horrifying fireball. I should have been on board. The […]
And God Came In, Lyle W. Dorsett. ???November 1984, Ballantine Books, 148pp. Paperback. And God Came In chronicles the life of Joy Davidman Lewis with a devotion and precision one would expect only from a close friend or family member. This 148-page journey begins in Manhattan’s Lower East Side in 1915 and concludes 45 years […]
Not far from the outskirts of Vaysechvoos, surrounded by fields, lived the well-to-do farmer Menachem. At least, that’s what his parents had named him. To the rest of the shtetl he was known as Menachem the Miser. Menachem had done very well for himself, renting out little plots of land to the villagers as his […]