?Our cause is still alive, our banner high,? the bocherim sang as they danced around the leaping flames.
And so it was that Rebbe Amram stepped forward before the yeshiva students and laid out his plan for fighting the fire, with courage and determination.
''There is still one last chance to save the town from destruction,'' said Rebbe Amram. ''All is not yet lost if we just fight this catastrophe with all of our beings and all of our souls and all of our strength. We must do this together now, all of us, with every fiber of our being. And you too this time, Tevye the Milkman. I beseech every one of you:
Steven Plaut is a professor at the Graduate School of Business at Haifa University. He is the author of ''The Scout,'' published by Gefen.
About the Author:Steven Plaut is a professor at the University of Haifa. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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