October 20, 2023
I am writing this because I have to. I am writing this for myself. If it gets read or answered, that’s fine. If it does not, I care not.
I am writing this, but I have no words.
I am writing this because I have not lived a day like this in my 93+ years. I was 11 years old when Pearl Harbor was struck by the Japanese. I was sad, felt somewhat scared — but not angry, sorrowful and helpless as I feel now.
I am writing this because while September 11 was a “one off” what happened in Israel this week has been going on for thousands of years. No Jew is “safe”.
When a barbaric...