Even if nobody ever read it, at least he fills his time in a constructive way - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 09.03.12 | 13:39 (IST)

    R' Zilbestien tells about his visit of a retirement home where he saw the women sitting on one bench, men on the other bench and they argued: "6" -No, only 5" After a while he understood that they were counting the passing buses, just to fill the time. Inside he saw a lonely elderly man studying talmud, filling his time usefully, while the others...

    from the article: Holocaust survivor revives Jewish dialect by translating Greek epic
    First published 01:20 09.03.12 | Last updated 01:20 09.03.12
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