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Pirke Avot Chapter 2, Siman 5 . . .
וּבְמָקוֹם שֶׁאֵין אֲנָשִׁים, הִשְׁתַּדֵּל לִהְיוֹת אִיש:
In a place where there is no man, strive to be a man . . . in Yiddish: ‘zai a mensch’ in a place where no one is . . .
In a world devoid of humanity, Israel as a country, yes an imperfect Israel, and yet as a Jewish nation, again steps forward to be ‘that man . . .’
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Israel to send COVID-19 emergency aid to India:
and yet, we are forever reminded . . . lest we forget.
Pirke Avot Chapter 1, Siman 14 . . .
הוּא הָיָה אוֹמֵר, אִם אֵין אֲנִי לִי, מִי לִי. וּכְשֶׁאֲנִי לְעַצְמִי, מָה אֲנִי. וְאִם לֹא עַכְשָׁיו, אֵימָתָי:
Hillel [also] used to say: If I am not for myself, who will be for me? But if I am only for my own self, what then am I?
And if not now, when?
Robyn shares her thoughts and feelings about what has happened at Har Meron, about being a mother and caring deeply for others and about how closely connected all of us are to each other . . .