We are awed by where G-d has brought us in our journey.
Jonathan Pollard went to prison. Much argument has ensued over the decades about whether he deserved his fate or not. But that man has spent 25 years in jail, for a crime that has held no other prisoner in a US jail for so long.
Twenty-five years ago, Natan Sharansky was freed from prison in the Soviet Union. Like a boulder crashing down a mountain, the next few years changed the fate of Soviet Jewry forever.
|Our second-born, shaking hands with Natan Sharansky at a simcha|
|An early beginning to a promising musical career -- Nachas alert: if you've got a few minutes, scroll down and listen to "City of Dreams" at least.|
|Big Brother no longer has to carry the entire burden.|
Twenty-five years ago, our shul in Baltimore started to spread its loving and accepting brand of Chasidut.
A quarter of a century. Some of my kids can't even fathom that. (Joel, Sam, Jason and Josh -- explain it to them, could you?) Lives change, nations change. A lot, in twenty-five years.
May we share another twenty-five years... in peace and harmony and good health.