Issues 07:01 Whose Earth Are We Ruining?

Whose Earth Are We Ruining?
Author: Susan Perlman

“Blessed art thou O Lord our God, King of the universe, who formest light and createst darkness, who makest peace and createst all things; Who in mercy givest light to the earth and to them that dwell thereon, and in thy goodness renewest the creation every day continually.…” (Hertz Prayer Book) If you’re over the…

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Today Caring Was Rediscovered
Topics: poetry

This morning after the rain had tea broke I saw an old lady drying the grass with a towel not wishing to embarrass her I watched this tender action from a distance the birds who had previously been sheltering under leaking leaves shook their feathers and peered out, casting inquisitive looks to each other ‘Who…

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In the Little Shtetl of Vaysechvoos: The Milkman
Topics: vaysechvoos
Author: Susan Perlman

Shimmon the Milkman was one of the beloved residents of the little shtetl of Vaysechvoos. He always had a smile, a word of comfort, a kind and pleasant countenance, so that when he delivered the milk of his cows to the villagers, it was more than a mere business transaction. From his milk deliveries, Shimmon…

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