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Powerful echoes of a simple sound at 6:50 a.m.

Weekday mornings, if I’m in the kitchen with my coffee at the right time, I’ll hear a familiar┬ásound coming from the stop sign at the corner. And an entire era of my life replays in my head. It’s the sound … Continue reading

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Unforgettable memories of evil, faith and grace

I’m not sure why this memory has resurfaced again, but I must deal with it — the indelible image of a Holocaust survivor bringing an auditorium of high school students to complete and utter silence. In my 20s, I taught … Continue reading

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