Posted: Sunday, September 26, 2010 by Charles Weinblatt
For Jews, the bitter taste of slavery, blind hatred and murder was a constant companion. Even their ancestral homeland, Israel, was conquered repeatedly; their sacred temples destroyed. Repugnance, despair and darkness exist within human nature; just as love, compassion and devotion also exist there. We learn nothing about ourselves if we do not examine these vastly disparate portions of our psyche. Here, among the ashes of genocide, one can feel hope for the survival of the human spirit.
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