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The Man of Lonesome Sorrow

Parshat Mattot-Maseh (Numbers 30:2 - 36:13)

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/torah_portion/article/the_man_of_lonesome_sorrow_20020705

He awoke from the nightmare with a scream, as he had every night for almost 40 years. His heart raced, his body drenched in sweat, his mind filled with vivid images of fiery destruction. He saw rivulets of blood flowing through the streets of Jerusalem, the Holy Temple ground into ashes, the lifeless bodies of the priests scattered about the Temple Mount.

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