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  • 7 Haiku For Chayei Sarah - Spoiler Alert: Lots of Main Characters Die

    By Rick Lupert

    November 25, 2016 | 8:50 am

    I
    Sarah’s Life begins
    with her death. Abraham does
    not flinch at the cost.

    II
    Sarah under ground.
    Now it’s time to find Isaac
    a nice Jewish girl.

    III
    Rebecca waters
    the camels. This, the first sign
    she was a keeper.

    IV
    All parties agree
    this match was made in Heaven.
    Laban spends the night.

    V
    Isaac marries and
    loves Rebecca. The loss of
    his mother consoled.

    VI
    Abraham gets hitched
    again. Many more kids, the
    very first Jew dies.

    VII
    Never forget the
    sent away son. Another
    nation’s father dies.

  • Attitude of gratitude

    November 16, 2011 | 1:55 pm

    I work as an on-call hospice chaplain, and I am often paged following the death of a patient. I was called recently to support a rather large group who had just witnessed the death of a woman in her 90s, whom I’ll call Bea.

    Bea had been not just a mother, a grandmother and a...

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