There are some things in life that are so good they are difficult to accept. It’s like when a friend gets you a gift that is out-of-this-world better and more expensive than anything you’d ever buy for yourself, and as you unwrap that gift you have two choices: you can revel in the goodness of […]

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Box of Bullets

The box of bullets that I carried fit in the palm of my hand. The shrapnel couldn’t have weighed more than five ounces; yet, the emotional weight they bore was crushing. The five jagged bullets in the box were handmade to kill a Jew. They found their way into a woman’s kitchen in Sderot, a […]

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