Two Boys, Two First Train Rides

Rabbi Avi Shafran, director of public affairs for Agudath Israel of America, thinks American Jews should “more deeply dwell on what previous Jewish generations had to endure.” He makes his point via a very moving and beautifully told story in The Jerusalem Post. Any attempt I would make at synopsis, I fear, wouldn’t do it justice. So you’ll have to read it for yourself.

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