In the night the ax was axing, in court the judge will be judging, in the merit of the tears of Mother Rachel the righteous will be vindicated and the wicked will be cast down.
But in the mirror on the wall, each participant will stand tall and, at the end of it all, “v’amech kulam tzaddikim” – we are all special in Hashem’s eyes.
A charming nation.
Dov Shurin is a popular radio personality and the composer and producer of several albums of original composition. He lives with his family in Israel and can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. His column will appear in The Jewish Press every other week.