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When a man saw his 68-year-old neighbor taping a paper menorah to her window, he begged her to take it down. “Don’t you know what’s going on?” he asked. “Yes,” the woman replied. “That’s exactly why I’m putting it up.”
Writing poetry has been central to Sonia Weitz's life from an early age. It has helped her cope with her emotions in the aftermath of the intense trauma she experienced during the Holocaust. And it has been her companion through the years when events in the world and her own life trigg
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