The moment the rabbi walked through the door all the students jumped to their feet… and I looked about desperately for a way out of the room.
The rabbi wore a long coat, a wide, antiquated black hat, an untrimmed beard, Coke-bottle spectacles and, incredibly, sidelocks. I knew — I just knew — what was going to happen next: the rabbi would lecture us in a thick German accent and tell us we were all damned to hell. There was no way I could sit through such an ordeal.
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#1 by David Weinbaum on June 10, 2013 - 7:36 am
Good article, Rabbi!
#2 by sylvia poe on June 10, 2013 - 12:02 pm
Excellent article! I wonder if he saw Moshe at the Red Sea. He certainly seems to state it in a way that seems like it!
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#3 by Len Frankel on June 10, 2013 - 6:18 pm
I’m sure you know this Rabbi, but the Forward was created to advance a socialist agenda which always includes a large measure of disdain for our Torah and Jewish heritage.The Judenrat are still at it today. In fact, that’s the only tradition that they will adhere to and fight to retain.