Issues 06:06 If You Want Life, Expect Pain

If you want life, expect pain
Author: Susan Perlman

A person sensitized by suffering might well ask the question, If God exists and he is loving, why does everything hurt so much?” There are no easy answers that we can give because the “so much” is something that only he or she can know. Nobody can sense the meaning of another person’s “so much” […]

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Yuppies Before Their Time

Steve and Bobbi Gorman thought they had everything, but when everything” was gone, there was room in their life for more. They are both Jewish. In fact, they met at a singles club event at the temple. She was 19 and he was 22. Steve recalls, “It was a real challenge to go out with […]

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The Gates of Zion
Author: Ruth Rosen

The Gates of Zion is one in an ongoing series of Bodie Thoene’s Zion Chronicles.” It is published by Bethany House Publishers, 6820 Auto Club Road, Minneapolis, MN 55438. Copyright, 1986. Also available through B. Dalton and Walden Book Stores. Paperback. 369 pp. Who writes historical novels these days? Are they sensationalists, who figure history […]

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The Hungarian Peddler

The people of Vaysechvoos could not be called ignorant; after all, the men studied the Law, Mishnah and Gemara for hours on end. Some could even quote rabbis who had lived in distant times and far away places. Yet the word simple” seemed to fit the people of Vaysechvoos. And they were always ready to […]

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