Issues 12:03 Eliezer – Abraham’s Servant and Friend

Eliezer: Abraham’s Servant and Friend

The story of a friend of the friend of God.

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The Task
Topics: poetry
Author: Susan Perlman

Stumbling and staggering beneath the load The weight and bulk of sacks of grain More than one can bear The slave plods along the path determined To complete the task The ballerina leaps and reaches above the night Grace and playfulness in her dance Spirit free like a heavenly star Yet it takes all of…

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

No one in Vaysechvoos questioned the saying, Many daughters, many blessings and many worries.” After all, the worry of finding suitable husbands was quite an ordeal. But to have too many sons was actually considered a curse. For only one son could go into the father’s business and what would be left for the other…

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