Issues 09:04 Am Yisrael Chai

Am Yisrael Chai
Author: Moishe Rosen

Despite the Holocaust, the God and people of Israel live.

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Topics: poetry, torah

Here we find the casting of the sacred lot, the defruited branches of the family tree thundering back into life. From nothing comes the stuff of stars— a man walking naked on red earth, the goat-shaped and jawless one smiling as love leaves the garden, sweat sweetening the land, ones’ second born dead in the…

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

Reb Meyer sighed. All day long he had been dreading the annual visit from the people of Kozmir. They came, this sober delegation from Kozmir; they came in fancy clothes with horses and carriages, for they were much wealthier than the people of Vaysechvoos. They camped outside the shtetl preferring to pay to put up…

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