Must sustain hope - in order to envision a peaceful resolution - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Smadar
    • 26.02.10 | 07:39 (IST)

    A quote of Holocaust survivor, Elie Wiesel, states, " Hope is like peace. In It is not a gift from God. It is a gift we can give one another." My son Oren is soon to give his grade 6 class a book-talk of Elie Wiesel's "Night" - an early autobiographical testimonial account of his teenage years during the Holocaust of the unimaginable human suffering in the concentration camps. In addition, he (we) prepared a backdrop of photos collage of the author surrounding the above quote on black paper with plastic overlay front and back. In keeping with my son's disorganized character, the photo backdrop fell from his backpack's side net pocket while walking on route to school this morning somewhere on the ground with its fresh snowfall. Despite my disappointment, since such events are already predictable, I calmly stated that after his Bar Mitzvah lesson with the Rabbi, we'll look for the backdrop - perhaps its in the park, near the hill or even the school's lost and found. Con't

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