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If you’re lucky enough to avoid losing your children, you’re still not home free.
In recent weeks, "Pikuach Nefesh" rabbis have sent pledges to every party leader, asking for their signatures.
As the worse in now behind us, and yet with restorations efforts still ahead of us, I believe that the terms utilized so widely this week to describe a terrible predicament should force us to reconsider their use when, thankfully, tragedy doesn’t strike. Though my heart and soul are with those hurt by the storm, I am disturbed that so many of these very adjectives are commonly used to describe common occurrences, a far cry from the critical situation that so many Americans on the East Coast are facing.