A Poet and a President

Shimon Peres is the all-time visionary, who on days of celebration or mourning outdoes himself. From his sea of poetic phrases we draw out two pearls.

As I read, I identified with the discourse of the wise men Haim Gouri and Ariel Hirschfeld, which appeared in the latest issue of Odyssey, an excellent magazine. I read it with longing for the past, and for a different future.