Responding to Sandy and sirens
In our search for meaning, how can we presume to know ‘G-d’s mind’ as to why disasters happen? A reflection - from superstorm Sandy to the Israel-Gaza escalation.
I was visiting my parents in Boca Raton, FL when Hurricane Sandy left nothing more than heavy rain and an eroded beach before starting its deadly northerly trek. After my original return flight to Israel was cancelled due to the storm in New Jersey and New York, I proceeded to rebook; only to have it cancelled twice more. Finally, I was able to confirm a flight from New York for Saturday night, but to get to the...
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