Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Blogging Elul Day 7: Be

To open eyes when others close them
To hear when others do not wish to listen
To look when others turn away
To seek to understand when others give up
To rouse oneself when others accept
To continue the struggle even when one is not the strongest
To cry out when others keep silent--
To be a Jew
It is that,
It is first of all that
and further
To live when others are dead
And to remember when others have forgotten.
--Emmanuel Eydoux

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